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“Bro Got 6 Pack on His Back”: Khamzat Chimaev’s Latest Jaw Dropping Physique Ahead of His Fight Against Paulo Cost at UFC 294 Leaves Fans in Disbelief

Published 10/01/2023, 11:59 PM EDT

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Khamzat Chimaev often referred to as ‘Borz,’ has emerged as a true sensation since his debut, not just in the UFC but in the world of combat sports overall. His aggressive fighting style and unparalleled skills lull his opponents into a deep slumber. His dominance in the octagon is such that his past opponents are still in trauma due to him. The Wolf has yet to experience defeat, and the community anticipates that this undefeated streak will persist.

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The enigmatic Chechen is gearing up to take on Brazilian sensation Paulo Costa at the highly anticipated UFC 294. This event boasts one of the most stacked fight cards in UFC history. Adding to the excitement, Khamzat Chimaev has just dropped a jaw-dropping training snapshot that left fans in awe.

Fans react to Khamzat Chimaev’s sparring session days before his fight against Paulo Costa


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Khamzat Chimaev’s relocation from Sweden to the UAE weeks ahead of his highly anticipated bout against Brazilian fighter Paulo Costa holds special significance. Notably, he made this move to represent the Middle Eastern nation. What adds an extra layer of perfection to this scenario is the fact that UFC 294 is scheduled to take place in the Middle East, making the timing of his migration impeccably fitting.

The showdown with Costa is a mere 19 days away, and the wolf has been relentless in his training, determined to conquer ‘the Eraser.’ Just a day ago, he shared an image from the gym, revealing his sculpted physique, a testament to his rigorous weight-cutting efforts. Now, he’s posted another photo, engaged in a fierce sparring session with his partner, accompanied by a caption that leaves no room for doubt: “There will be no joking around; it’s going to be as real as it gets.”


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His post gathered love from fans as well as from prominent figures just as they flooded his post to express their opinion. Some of the reactions of the fans are as follows.

UFC lightweight Jalin Turner reacted with a series of emojis, showing his support. Instagram comedian Justsul left a fire emoji under the post.

Some other reactions were:

Round 1 KO 

Chechen power 

Bro got a 6 pack on his back


Bruh even has six pack on his back

Chechen muscle !


Judging from the reactions of the fans, it can be understood that they are flabbergasted by the way Chimaev has changed himself considering the fact that he was out of the octagon for almost a year. Fans seem to be expecting Chimaev to win the bout against Costa via knockout. However, things might not be easy for the Chechen warrior as his opponent Costa is not a fighter to be taken lightly.

Battle of aggression: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Paulo Costa


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Khamzat Chimaev and Paulo Costa – both are forces to be reckoned with. This matchup reminds us of the anecdote about an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object. Chimaev has placed his name into the UFC with his ruthless fighting style. He stands tall as an undefeated warrior, having yet to taste the bitter sting of defeat. On the flip side, none of his opponents except Gilbert Burns have given a tough time to the Chechen warrior. His career record stands at an impressive 12-0, a testament to his undeniable dominance in the martial arts arena.

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On the other hand, Costa has showcased his existence as a dominant force in the UFC’s Middleweight division. The ‘eraser’ boasts a remarkable 14-2 record in his career. Towering at 6’1” and 185 lbs, his existence often dismisses his opponents in the octagon. His aggressive combat approach is unmistakable, characterized by impressive striking precision and a robust defense against takedowns. Costa’s reputation primarily revolves around his devastating knockout prowess, solidifying his position as a premier contender within this division.


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The bout between these fighters is aggression vs. aggression. Who will emerge victorious among the fighters? Will it be the Chechen Wolf or the Brazilian ‘Eraser?’ Do tell us in the comments below.

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Written by:

Suryakant Das


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Suryakant Das is a passionate fan of UFC, mixed martial arts, and bodybuilding. Alongside his passion for sports activities, he is training to be a chartered accountant and has previously worked as a content lead in varied organizations. Suryakant's writing reveals a unique perspective on the world of MMA, enriched by his hunger to consume the latest happenings in the sport.
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Yeswanth Praveen