#sports Khamzat Chimaev's botched weight-cut blamed on 'there being no Muslims around him' by Khabib

#sports Khamzat Chimaev’s botched weight-cut blamed on ‘there being no Muslims around him’ by Khabib

#sports activities Khamzat Chimaev’s botched weight-cut blamed on ‘there being no Muslims around him’ by Khabib

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Khamzat Chimaev’s botched weight-cut is blamed on ‘there being no Muslims around him’ by Khabib Nurmagomedov… as former UFC champion suggests fame and fortune is altering ‘Borz’

  • Khamzat Chimaev badly missed weight at UFC 279 and needed to change fights
  • Chechen star was criticised by Khabib Nurmagomedov for missing self-discipline
  • Khabib stated: ‘There are no Muslims around him and that is very dangerous’
  • It seems as if Khabib’s feedback are thinly-veiled dig at Darren Till 

Khabib Nurmagomedov has blamed Khamzhat Chimaev’s unprofessionalism and lack of self-discipline in lacking weight on a ‘lack of Muslims around him’. 

Both Khabib and Chimaev are religious and the previous UFC light-weight champion, now retired from competing, believes his countryman’s embarrassing mishap on the scales in Las Vegas might be put all the way down to the folks in his workforce. 

Chimaev has been coaching with British star Darren Till as a part of his group for months they usually have even develop into referred to as the ‘Smesh Brothers’, in mild of their shut friendship. 

Khamzat Chimaev fought Kevin Holland in a rearranged scrap having missed weight

Khamzat Chimaev fought Kevin Holland in a rearranged scrap having missed weight 

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Chimaev needs more Muslims surrounding him

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Chimaev wants extra Muslims surrounding him

Whether Khabib’s feedback have been meant as a particular dig at Till stays to be seen however in talking at a charity occasion for Pakistan, he stated: ‘If you’re a Muslim, you must have good folks around you.

‘Muslims who can say ‘Hey, do not do that.’ I not too long ago watched the weigh-in of Khamzat Chimaev. I adopted what was taking place along with his weight and checked out his workforce.

‘There are no Muslims around him and that is very dangerous. Because in case you are a Muslim, you want good, robust folks around you that may say ‘Come again, do that.’

Nurmagomedov added: ‘When you develop into well-known and wealthy, once you achieve energy and there are no individuals who will give recommendation or you don’t take heed to them, then one thing will occur.

Chimaev and Darren Till (right) have formed a close bond since training together

Chimaev and Darren Till (proper) have shaped a detailed bond since coaching collectively

‘You want good folks, even should you do not prefer it, you want them.’

Chimaev was over the 170-pound restrict for welterweight by greater than seven kilos and sparked fury from some followers at his obvious lack of regret. 

His coach later apologised on Chimaev’s behalf and admitted he had come into camp too heavy. 

The UFC ended up scrambling to avoid wasting the cardboard, placing Chimaev in towards Kevin Holland, who he obliterated inside a spherical. 

It stays to be seen whether or not ‘Borz’ will try and compete at welterweight once more or if he decides to maneuver up and struggle at middleweight. 

Chimaev was well over the limit and his scheduled fight with Nate Diaz was scrapped

Chimaev was effectively over the restrict and his scheduled struggle with Nate Diaz was scrapped

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