Rumors You can find out more about this by clicking here. Chimaev’s Picked up on potential involvement Monday’s Episode of The MMA Hour, When MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani Unbeaten is the new undefeated Chechen UFC has floated a possibility of a middleweight champion facing this opponent Dricus du Plessis or welterweight champion Leon Edwards In two of the matches, the promotion looked to book them as a main attraction. UnfortunatelyHoly Month of Ramadan UFC 300 starts on September 29. April 13, Chimaev Says he won’t have that card.
“I will fight everybody,” Chimaev Tell them to get on with it MMA Uncensored. “Leon [Edwards], [Dricus] du PlessisAnyone but [during] Ramadan. I don’t think Ramadan [is during] UFC 300.
“Maybe somebody in Saudi Arabia. I want to fight there. Not fighting in Ramadan anymore.”
Ramadan Starts on March The 10th of the month ends on April Practice the following: Muslims Requires strict fasting, with no food or drink during the daytime hours. The UFC’s debut trip to Saudi Arabia It is planned to take place June 22 Riyadh.
Back 2022 Chimaev Fighting Gilbert Burns just days after Ramadan In what would be his final bout at welterweight, he began. Chimaev The fight was then at catch weight against Kevin Holland Then, he moved to middleweight in his last bout with Kamaru Usman.
This year, Ramadan Ends just as UFC 300 begins. Chimaev Before competing, I would finish a one-month fast.
Of course, Chimaev The only problem is that it’s not the ONLY Muslim Who has died fighting around Ramadan. Former UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov The famously refusing to compete anywhere else Ramadan His fights are usually reserved for the first and last months of any given year.
Meanwhile, Belal Muhammad Has fought during Ramadan Although he acknowledges that it is a personal decision, he respects anyone who chooses not to.
“I’m just one of those where I’ve been doing it my whole life,” Muhammad said back in 2018. “Like in high school, I played football and I always trained around Ramadan, and I feel like nowadays it’s tougher. Like mentally, it pushes me to a whole different level.”