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Dana White insists Khamzat Chimaev isn’t retiring after brutal battle with COVID-19



After a protracted bout with COVID-19, star Khamzat Chimaev seems to be stepping absent from the game.

Chimaev introduced on on Monday night time that “I feel I’m completed” with combating.

I wish to say thanks to everybody for his or her help in my path on this sport,” he wrote in Russian. “I feel I’m completed. Sure, I do know that I didn’t take the belt, however this isn’t a very powerful victory on this life. It might upset you, however my coronary heart and physique inform me the whole lot.

“I wish to say an enormous thanks to my crew. I wish to say an enormous thanks [to the UFC].”

Chimaev additionally posted a photograph to his story of what gave the impression to be blood that he had simply coughed up right into a sink.

Khamzat Chimaev ‘thought he was going to die’

The 26-year-old was initially set to tackle Leon Edwards in December, although the bout was pushed again after Edwards contracted the coronavirus.

Khamzat Chimaev then examined constructive in January, which delayed the combat much more. It was pushed again a 3rd time to March 13, although that was delayed once more as Chimaev was scuffling with the virus — one thing that’s apparently nonetheless bothering him.

“He needed to coach,” His supervisor Majdi Shammas mentioned in a video from Frontkick On-line final month. “Then we tried, and it failed. He was actually dangerous … He began coughing, he began feeling in poor once more, and we needed to cancel the coaching. He even went in an ambulance to the hospital.”

At one level within the hospital, Chimaev even feared the worst.

Hassan Zia is an accomplished News writer & working journalist in the industry for over 5 years. At Pakistan print media he established his skills in writing and publishing multiple news stories of daily reporting beats ranging from crime, drama, business, entertainment. An activist at heart Zia believes in sensitizing audiences on issues of social justice and equality. Using powerful technique of storytelling on humanistic themes: women, children, labor, peace & diversity etc. his work underpins the causes he’s concerned about. Besides being known for his activism and community work Zia is also associated with renowned universities as a visiting faculty member for over 3 years now. His academic background is a Masters in Mass in Communication.