Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
13-0-0
5-0-0

The tape

29
Age
28
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

MD 3SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1
Form
KO 1SUB 1
13
Wins
5
6
By KO
2
46
KO%
40
5
By Sub
3
38
SUB%
60
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2022
13
Bouts
5
20
Rounds
5
1 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
5 minutes, 59 seconds

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Khamzat Chimaev vs Bo Nickal preview

When is Chimaev vs Nickal?

Khamzat Chimaev could set to fight Bo Nickal, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Chimaev vs Nickal stats

Khamzat Chimaev would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Bo Nickal would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Chimaev would have a slight advantage in power over Nickal, with a 46% knock out percentage over Nickal's 40%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nickal would have a large advantage over Chimaev, boosting at 60% submission rate over Chimaev's 38%.

Khamzat Chimaev is the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Chimaev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Nickal. Despite this, Nickal has 1-inch reach advantage.

Chimaev is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 years earlier than Nickal, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 20 to Nickal's 5.

Chimaev vs Nickal form

Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Kamaru Usman at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by majority decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had won against Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round.

He had beat Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Nickal's last 2 fights have come over a period of 11 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chimaev vs Nickal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chimaev vs Nickal yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Khamzat Chimaev vs Bo Nickal news

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