Khamzat Chimaev is not the one unbeaten welterweight making a reputation for himself within the UFC
Tajikistan’s Shavkat Rakhmonov has served discover to his competitors within the UFC’s welterweight body that there’s one other contender on the rise as he continued his unbeaten streak on the expense of Guyanese star Carlston Harris within the UFC’s occasion in Las Vegas on Saturday evening.
Rakhmonov, 27, continued his spectacular run of victories along with his third end in as many UFC bouts when he hit residence with a spinning hook kick which toppled Harris to the canvas, and placing an exclamation level on the efficiency with a sequence of strikes on the bottom which prompted the referee’s intervention.
The Tajik native has now received every of his 15 profession fights with out going to a call – with only one opponent taking him so far as the third spherical since he made his skilled debut in Russia in 2014.
“I feel my followers know that I’m at all times ending,” Rakhmonov introduced afterwards.
“I put together on the bottom, in all places. Now because of god, 15-0.”
All the time ending is actually one solution to put it. Rakhmonov has as various as skillset as exists within the UFC welterweight division as we speak, having completed 8 of his profession fights by knockout and one other 7 by submission
The sheer dominance of Rakhmonov’s efficiency has let some to match with one other surging 170lbs star on the UFC roster, Khamzat Chimaev – somebody who has appeared equally spectacular of their preliminary performances within the UFC cage.
And Rakhmonov’s newest outing has fights followers excited for a possible showdown in the future between two younger fighters who may probably dominate the division through which they compete for years to come back.
Rakhmonov is a world class fighter. World class. Can’t wait to comply with his journey to the highest. #UFCVegas47
— Seán Sheehan (@SeanSheehanBA) February 6, 2022
Is there a extra probably future title combat between two non-champions than Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Khamzat Chimaev?
— RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA) February 6, 2022
“Rakhmonov is a world class fighter. World class. Can’t wait to comply with his journey to the highest,” famous MMA analyst Sean Sheehan of Rakhmonov’s exemplary efficiency.
“Is there a extra probably future title combat between two non-champions than Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Khamzat Chimaev?” requested one other combat scribe, RJ Clifford, whereas one other Twitter account hyped what may in the future be a momentous showdown.
“What occurs if Shavkat Rakhmonov fights Khamzat Chimaev?“
That query will virtually actually be answered in the future sooner or later if each Rakhmonov and Chimaev proceed to showcase their gorgeous skillsets within the cage.
The UFC welterweight division and its dominant champion Kamaru Usman are crying out for brand new contenders to the throne after each Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal wracked up two successive losses to the champ.
However with Covington and Masvidal set to fulfill in a matter of weeks and Usman more likely to defend his crown towards England’s Leon Edwards, the rapid way forward for the division seems set to be loads clearer by the beginning of the summer season – and you’ll make certain that each Chimaev (ought to he get previous his rumoured combat with Gilbert Burns)and now Rakhmonov can be names on the forefront of an invasion of recent expertise within the higher echelon of the UFC welterweight fold.
You possibly can share this story on social media: