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American MMA phenomenon takes aim at Chechen rival Chimaev

Posted On: Nov 27, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

American MMA phenomenon takes aim at Chechen rival Chimaev

Bo Nickal has arguably succeeded Khamzat Chimaev as MMA's newest rising star
Now that he is six fights into his UFC career and standing on the verge of a welterweight title shot, it is fair to say that Khamzat Chimaev can no longer be considered a ‘prospect' within the ranks of the world's largest mixed martial arts organization - and the man who has arguably replaced him as the sport's next big thing, standout US grappler Bo Nickal, says he is on a collision course with the Chechen-born star.
Three-time NCAA Division I US national champion Nickal earned his passage to the UFC roster with yet another dominant showing on ‘Dana White's Contender Series' a week ago, taking just 52 seconds to smother the challenge of the previously 7-1 Donovan Beard to underline his stellar combat sports reputation.
And the collegiate wrestling superstar wasted little time in calling his shots after earning his contract, by immediately calling for a fight with Chimaev.
“ If the UFC wishes, give me that Swedish dude ,” said...

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