“I always welcome him,” Marvin Vettori sights eyes on Khamzat Chimaev after he faces Jared Cannonier

Marvin Vettori has no issues facing Khamzat Chimaev after he fights Jared Cannonier this weekend at UFC on Fox.


“I always welcome him,” Marvin Vettori sights eyes on Khamzat Chimaev after he faces Jared Cannonier

Marvin Vettori and Khamzat Chimaev (Image Courtesy: Asian MMA)

Khamzat Chimaev’s last octagon appearance was at UFC 279 where he fought Kevin Holland and won the fight. After that the ‘Borz’ has been out of action and his fans are getting eager to see him fight. Despite Chimaev’s claims to fight anybody at any time, the UFC has not given any particular dates for his comeback. 

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Marvin Vettori recently weighed in on his plans to fight Khamzat Chimaev in the future. According to Vettori, he has never backed out of any fight and is ready to take on Chimaev if the Chechen warrior wants it. 

“I always welcome him (Khamzat Chimaev),” Marvin Vettori told the media during his interview ahead of UFC Vegas 75. “Everywhere. Yeah, sure. If he wants it, I’m here. I’ve never turned down any fight. I’ve never pulled out of any fight. So please, yeah, bring him too.”  Vettori is the only one who has suggested fighting Chimaev next, as the fighter has ruffled a lot of feathers and is on the list of various UFC superstars. 

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Marvin Vettori reveals the real reason Beneil Dariush failed to gather a win against Charles Oliveira at UFC 289

Marvin Vettori and  Beneil Dariush  (Image Courtesy: BJ Penn)
Marvin Vettori and Beneil Dariush (Image Courtesy: BJ Penn)

A highly anticipated matchup between top lightweights Beneil Dariush and Charles Oliveira took place in the UFC 289 co-main event. Going into the fight, both competitors were fully aware that a win might qualify them for a title chance.

The former champion put on a great performance and beat Dariush via TKO in the first round. It was a disappointing fight for Dariush, as fans expected a lot from him. However, Dariush’s teammate, Marvin Vettori has something else to say about the fight. 

“I know he doesn’t even wanna say because of course it was like, doesn’t wanna make excuse,” Vettori revealed. “Which he’s not…A little bit of sh*t that went wrong with the weight cut I guess, or something like that. But at the same time, we all have horrible weight cuts and I know that’s not his; he’s not saying it as an excuse.” Nevertheless, Dariush is one of the biggest lightweights currently and might get his title chance in the near future.

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