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UFC 279 Khamzat Chimaev Family Background and Unseen Without Beard Photos

Khamzat Chimaev beats Gilbert Burns after wild war ( Source : asianmma )

Khamzat Chimaev is a wrestler with a proud Muslim faith who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Chimaev was born on May 1, 1994, in the Chechen Republic of Russia, where he started wrestling when he was just five years old. According to astrology, an athlete's zodiac sign is Taurus.

The athlete is a Swedish martial artist and a fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He used to compete in Brave Combat Federation.

Khamzat is a three-time Swedish national champion in wrestling. He is recently ranked 3rd in the UFC welterweight rankings as of April 12, 2022.

Quick Facts To Know About Wrestlers Khamat Chimaev

Full Name Khamzat Chimaev
ReligionMuslim
Date Of BirthMay 1, 1994
Zodiac SignTaturus
ProfessionUFC Fighter
SiblingArtur Chimaev

Kamat Chumaev Religion And Muslim Faith

Kamat Chumaev is a Russian-born Swedish professional mixed martial who follows the Muslim religion.

Khamzat Chimaev Pictures With Beard And Clean Shave
Khamzat Chimaev Pictures With Beard And Clean Shave ( Source : reddit )

The athlete reportedly follows Sunni Islam as his religion; in fact, he has been dubbed 'The Muslim Conor McGregor.'

Ramadan is devotedly observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting and prayer in the ninth month of their Islamic calendar.

In response to the queries, the fighter has not opened up about it in the media before. After being a Muslim, he might fast during Ramadan.

The athlete follows his religious belief. The MMA fighter even supports Islamic beliefs and traditions through social media platforms.

Who are Kamat Chumaev Parents?

Kamat Chumaev was born to his Swedish parents, who follow Muslim nationality.

2022 UFC event schedule: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz
2022 UFC event schedule: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz ( Source : cbssports )

The fighter has not mentioned his family information on the internet since 2022. However, the athlete mentioned there is a big hand from his parents behind his success.

Kamat's father supported him in joining training from his early hood. He had played many local tournaments from an early age.

Chimaev began MMA training when he was 23 years old. At Allstar Training Center in Stockholm, he trains with three-time UFC Light Heavyweight Championship contenders Alexander Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, and Reza Madadi, among others.

During a press conference in June 2019, Gustafsson (one of his major training partners) told a Swedish reporter that Chimaev was one of the best fighters he had ever trained with.

Who Is Khamzat Chimaev Sibling?

Khamzat Chimaev has a supportive sibling in his life named Artur Chimaev.

Artur Chimaev (left) with his brother Khamzat Chimaev (right)
Artur Chimaev (left) with his brother Khamzat Chimaev (right) ( Source : sportskeeda )

Khamzat claimed that his brother (Arthur Chimaev) was already in Sweden. It was his brother's idea to leave Chechnya for better living conditions.

Chimaev claimed that his brother traveled to Sweden for medical reasons but stayed permanently. 

The athlete and his brother are living a happy lifestyle in Sweden in 2022.

When Did Khamzat Chimaev Start His Fighting Career?

Kamat Chimaev started his fighting career when he was just five years old.

Gilbert Burns drops Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 for the first time
Gilbert Burns drops Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 for the first time ( Source : sportsmanor )

The athlete won his first bronze medal at the Russian National Championships at the junior level. Fighter moved to Sweden with his mother and older brother in 2013, when he was 18 years old.

Chimaev wrestled for several clubs in Sweden after going there, notably BK Athén. One of the top freestyle wrestlers in the country

Khamzat won gold medals at 86 kg at the Swedish Freestyle National Championships in 2016 and 2017 in 2018. He has enjoyed a string of impressive tournament performances.

Chimaev defeated fellow UFC contender Jack Hermansson in a freestyle wrestling fight on November 19, 2021, at Sweden-based Bulldog Fight Night 9.

Khamzat Chimaev Net Worth: How Much Is He Earning?

According to The Sports Daily, Chimaev has earned more than $449,000 in his UFC career. He received a whopping $154,500 for his fast victory against Li Jingliang at UFC 267.

Khamzat Chimaev secured his second win in the promotion in 10 days, as he entered the Octagon against Rhys McKee
Khamzat Chimaev secured his second win in the promotion in 10 days, as he entered the Octagon against Rhys McKee ( Source : sportskeeda )

Chimaev made his professional debut on July 16, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 13, in a middleweight battle against John Phillips, replacing Dusko Todorovic. In the second round, he won the game through submission. This victory earned him the prize for Performance of the Night.

Khamzat Chimaev was one of the UFC's biggest breakout stars, winning three straight fights. However, the Lone Wolf declared his retirement from the sport at 26 owing to his recent battles with COVID-19. Chimaev had three fights against Leon Edwards, but they were canceled due to the deadly illness.

He earned $73,300 for his debut effort against Phillips at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige. The fighter had earned the Performance of the Night bonus in all three UFC fights.

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Meet Khamzat Chumaev On Instagram

Khamzat Chumaev is currently active on Instagram with the username aka @khamzat_chimaev.

Khamzat Chimaev Spending Time With Professional Fighters
Khamzat Chimaev Spending Time With Professional Fighters ( Source : instagram )

Khamzat has 4.2 million Followers, 801 Followings, and 261 posts on his official Instagram account. The athlete's social media account has already been verified with a blue tick.

Chimaev has written a BORZ @smildox athlete on his Instagram bio. His recent post was uploaded on September 5, 2022.

The fighter has uploaded many training pictures on his social media account. His fans have shown lots of love in his comment box. 

Moreover, the athlete updates his upcoming games on his official Instagram account. 

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