Khamzat Chimaev Has an Appropriate Response to Nate Diaz’s “Injured P*day List” Insinuation Against Conor McGregor & Himself

Published 05/09/2022, 12:18 PM EDT

Since the inception of UFC Fight Island, one name that has constantly been doing the rounds is Khamzat Chimaev. ‘Borz’ has risen to popularity since making his debut in the UFC. Staying undefeated, Chimaev has put up performances that have entertained fight fans throughout the globe.

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Recently, on Twitter, Chimaev took a shot at a famed UFC fighter.

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In a recent Tweet posted by Khamzat Chimaev, ‘Borz’ took a shot at Nate Diaz. In the tweet, Chimaev said, Bitch you’re not ashamed to open your mouth at all you refused a fight 10 times @NateDiaz209 “

It is important to note that Chimaev’s reaction comes after a tweet from Nate Diaz. In the tweet posted by Diaz, the superstar from Stockton said, “Kamzits and Conor are on the injured pussy list so I don’t know why they’re talkin shit when they broken”

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The conflict between Chimaev and Diaz is not surprising. Rumors suggest the duo will compete against each other even though the UFC has not made an official announcement. While Chimaev continues to make a name for himself among the elite, who would believe that the Chechian born superstar once considered retirement.

Khamzat Chimaev considered retirement after suffering from illness

After making his debut against John Philips at UFC Fight Island, Khamzat Chimaev quickly grew over MMA fans. 10 days after his debut, he fought Rhys McKee at Welterweight and won via TKO in round 1.

Later, Chimaev fought Gerald Meerschaert in a fight, which he won via Knockout in 17 seconds of Round 1. After this win, Chimaev was set to take a major jump in competition and fight Leon Edwards.

However, Chimaev withdrew from the bout because of suffering from Covid-19. The bout was rescheduled, but this time Edwards suffered the same fate.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 19: (R-L) Khamzat Chimaev of Chechnya punches Gerald Meerschaert in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

UFC tried booking the bout a third time, but Chimaev withdrew again because of the lingering effects of Covid-19. Later, Chimaev took to Instagram to announce his retirement from the sport. He announced his retirement because of the complications of Covid-19. However, UFC President Dana White said Chimaev has not retired and just became emotional.

Since then, Chimaev has made a successful comeback to the UFC octagon. He has fought twice since his complete recovery and has won both fights against Li Jingliang and Gilbert Burns, respectively. Chimaev’s recovery and wins have been delightful for fans to watch and have also inspired many people.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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