COVID-19 has actually taken a toll on all the UFC trade and different fight sports activities. Many fighters have examined optimistic for the virus, however have recovered and returned to the cage. However, UFC prospect, Khamzat Chimaev hasn’t been so fortunate as coronavirus-related after-effects proceed to plague him.
After seeing his battle towards Leon Edwards getting canceled twice, because of a problem from his finish, the UFC has stepped in to assist their fighter.
According to Okamoto, the UFC has moved ‘Borz’ to Las Vegas for additional remedy and assist. Okamoto’s tweet talked about it was as per Borz’s supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz.
The tweet even talked about Ali Abdelaziz expressing his need to see ‘Borz’ again by June. However, he added that his fighter’s long-term well being was the highest precedence.
UFC has been carefully monitoring the state of affairs with the coronavirus and its potential influence on the well being and security of UFC athletes and workers. That’s one purpose they tailored to those unusual circumstances and nonetheless go on with their common occasions.
The remedy given to ‘Borz’ exhibits how a lot the UFC cares about its expertise. Furthermore, it exhibits how a lot they wish to see the European fighter return to competitors on the prime.
MMA followers will comply with his restoration eagerly, as they are going to look forward to information of his return and his subsequent opponent.
What’s subsequent for Khamzat Chimaev after his particular remedy?
MMA fans anticipated massive issues from Chimaev following his spectacular UFC debut and equally spectacular flip round to battle in one other division on Fight Island. He scored victories over John Philips and Rhys McKee earlier than making his US debut with a 17-second KO over Gerald Meerschaert.
His bout towards Leon Edwards is off for now, and the UFC must discover him a brand new opponent when he does return. There’s no saying who it might be, however it might not a top-ranked contender.
After a tricky few months, ‘Borz’ will not be targeted on any opponent. Instead, his sole focus could be on his restoration and return.
Chimaev is trying ahead to being again within the Octagon by June by when he ought to mentally, emotionally, and bodily ready to proceed his successful streak.
What do you make of the UFC’s determination to assist Khamzat Chimaev?
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