The upcoming UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz event is set to be a spectacular one, with some of the best mixed martial artists in the world competing. The main event of the night will be a welterweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Nick Diaz. Khamzat Chimaev is a Swedish professional MMA fighter and freestyle wrestler who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight division. He was a former participant in the Brave Combat Federation. Born and raised in Sweden, Chimaev began wrestling at the age of six. He is also won three Swedish national championships by the time he finished high school.
Nick Diaz, on the other hand, is an American mixed martial artist who competes in UFC’s welterweight division. He has also competed in Pride FC and Strikeforce. Born and raised in Stockton, California, Diaz began training in karate and jiu-jitsu as a youngster. He made his professional MMA debut in 2001. Throughout his career, Diaz has faced some of the biggest names in MMA, including Georges St-Pierre, Anderson Silva, B.J. Penn, and Carlos Condit.
This will be an epic battle between two incredibly talented and skilled fighters. Khamzat Chimaev enters the ring with a perfect 9-0 record, with five of his wins coming by way of knockout and three by submission. Nick Diaz, on the other hand, has a seasoned professional career with a 26-9 record under his belt. He has also won 14 fights by way of knockout and six by submission. This will be a fight to remember!
If you’re a fan of MMA or simply enjoy watching two talented athletes go head-to-head, then you won’t want to miss this event! UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz is sure to be an exciting one!