“How do you learn to wrestle in two months” – Khamzat Chimaev finds Gilbert Burns’ training camp for UFC 273 pretty fun


The middleweight competition between Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns will take place at UFC 273. Burns battled for the belt against Kamaru Usman in 2021. Burns started the fight really well but was knocked out by the champion and was looking. Return to the top with a dominant win over Khamzat.

Chimaev is the hottest prospect in the UFC right now. He is currently on a 4-game winning streak in the UFC and his last performance against Li Jingliang was something to behold. Khamzat has been looking for top opponents since arriving and finally got a chance against someone in the top 5. Khamzat believes he is ready to fight for the title, but Burns begins to work to stop Khamzat in his path. .

“I see a war”- Gilbert Burns believes that his upcoming confrontation against Khamzat Chimaev will not be easy

in an interview with MMA FightingBurns revealed that he hired two Russian wrestlers to help him prepare. “I had to hire two very tough Russian wrestlers who helped me every day” said Burns. “They wanted to keep their names private and I had to. Because they show me a lot of things, they change a lot of things in my game.. There are so many techniques related to hips, waist, control. They are ahead of the USA. I learned a lot at this camp. And you can’t just learn to defend, you also have to attack, so feel it and hone your defensive skills.”

“Man is done” – Khamzat Chimaev believes he has won the mental battle against Gilbert Burns

Khamzat Chimaev(L), Gilbert Burns(R)
Khamzat Chimaev(L), Gilbert Burns(R)

Khamzat finds Burns’ preparation tactics quite amusing, he believes he has already won the mental battle against him, and there is nothing Burns can do to prepare against him. “Maybe we’ll wrestle, maybe we’ll grapple, maybe we’ll come with strikes,” he said. He doesn’t know what to do,” he said. said Chimaev. “He’s stressed. Now he’s got a big drama in his head… he’s thinking about it. You hear it when you listen to him – he’s done. He said, ‘I have two undercover Russian wrestlers.’

“This guy is a dog” – Gilbert Burns rules out Khamzat Chimaev’s one punch knockout possibility, explains when the fight will end

How do you learn wrestling in two, two or three months? Never. He can’t beat me in his dreams. He knows this. The guys who were at my gym.. like some of the guys who trained with him there, they were at my gym… I don’t know what they called him, but I beat them all and he knows it. He’s scared” Chimaev finished.

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