‘He’s Coming’- Michael Bisping Warns Kamaru Usman to Be Ready for This Dominant Fighter

Published 11/01/2021, 8:42 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 16: Michael Bisping provides analysis on the ESPN broadcast during the UFC Fight Night event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 16, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Russian-born mixed martial artist Khamzat Chimaev stunned UFC fans with his dominant performance at UFC 267. Many UFC pundits and fans believe Chimaev is the upcoming star of the promotion and might dominant everyone in the division.


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UFC veteran Michael Bisping is one of them. Recently, ‘The Count’ appeared in a UFC 267 review show hosted by BT Sport and talked about the performances at the event. While reacting to Chimaev’s amazing performance, Bisping warned Usman about the Russian.

‘The Count’ said, “He’s never been cracked in four fights in the UFC… He’s got in there four times, smashed them all to pieces, and not even been punched once.”


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“That’s unreal and then of course the big narrative was, is he a hype train? Can he live up to all the hype that he has? And Li Jingliang is going to be a real test. Because ‘The Leech’ is a tough guy and all the rest of it.”

“What did he (While doing Khamzat Chimaev’s expression) do? Walked out, brother, brother come here, picked him up then Dana I’m going to smash everybody, let’s go and throws him down. I mean, that guy is a nutter.”

“He’s a nutter. If I’m Kamaru Usman, I’m giving him a big side-step if I can. Oh, he hasn’t had enough fights yet, you know what I mean. He’s gotta build himself a bit more like we need to wrestle. We need to work on our wrestling. He’s coming. Khamzat’s coming. Oh, my God.”

However, now as the 27-year-old is reaching new heights, fans what to know what is next for him in the division.


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What Is Next for Khamzat Chimaev?

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JULY 24: Khamzat Chimaev of Czechia poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

No doubt, Khamzat Chimaev is one of the most amazing fighters in the UFC. He is undefeated with a record of 10-0 and has finished all opponents. And now, after finishing #11 Li Jingliang, the Russian-born skilled finisher will wait for his next prey.

Even though many people have suggested few viable names, Chimaev called out the Stockton Slugger Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal in the post-fight interview. He said, “Hey Diaz, let’s go, brother, let’s go. Gonna get some smoke, bro? And gonna give him some shots, bro.”

He added, “We’ll see who’s the real gangster. Masvidal, he has some belt like some bad motherfu***r belt something, I’m gonna take everything from this UFC, brother. Now, I am UFC, brother!”


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Chimaev is currently 4-0 in the UFC. But he is yet to be ranked in the welterweight division. However, recently the UFC president Dana White said in the post-fight conference after his win at UFC 267 Chimaev might move to the top 10 of the division.


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The Russian-born Swedish fighter wants to take anyone on the welterweight roster. Not just that, he also claimed to move a division up in order to bag more fights.

The 27-year-old is on a rampage and will surely take on anyone the promotion puts in front of him next. After his stunning performances on UFC journey so far, it will surely excite the fight fans to see what’s next for him.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.