Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-21, good mma bout: Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Chimaev vs Usman is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 21st, at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), in a 3-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is the on the undercard of Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2 – UFC 294. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Kamaru Usman record
The black belt in Bjj, Tuf tournament winner and former Ufc Ww champion Kamaru Usman (who replaces Paulo Costa) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 20-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 welterweight in the world.
In his last four fights he has beat Jorge Masvidal (4-stars bout Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal II) and Colby Covington (Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2) but then he has lost twice with Leon Edwards (Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards 2 and Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman 3).
Khamzat Chimaev record
His opponent, the undefeated Khamzat Chimaev, has a perfect record of 12-0-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the middleweight division.
In his previous three bouts he has won over Li Jingliang (Jingliang Li vs Khamzat Chimaev), Gilbert Burns (4-stars match, Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev) and Kevin Holland (Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland).
Here is the UFC 294 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2
Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev
Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker
Ikram Aliskerov vs Warlley Alves
Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Tim Elliott vs Muhammad Mokaev
Trevor Peek vs Mohammad Yahya
Victor Henry vs Javid Basharat
Sedriques Dumas vs Abu Azaitar
Anshul Jubli vs Mike Breeden
Nathaniel Wood vs Muhammadjon Naimov
Victoria Dudakova vs Jinh Yu Frey
Bruno Silva vs Sharabutdin Magomedov
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Usman vs Chimaev fight?
Khamzat Chimaev defeated Kamaru Usman via majority decision. Scores were 29–27, 29–27, 28–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 294 post-fight octagon interview of Kamaru Usman and Khamzat Chimaev.