Khamzat Chimaev is a Swedish professional mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler. He is a competitor in the UFC welterweight division and a former competitor of Brave Combat Federation. Read the article to know Chimaev’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other information.
About Khamzat Chimaev
Chimaev was born in Russia’s Chechen Republic. He began taking wrestling lessons at a young age. He also earned a bronze medal at the Russian National Championships during his junior years. Later, in 2013, he moved to Sweden with his mother. He won gold medals in the Swedish Freestyle National Championships in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Chimaev is still considered one of the best freestyle wrestlers from Russia.
In addition to wrestling, he began training in MMA at Allstar Training Center in Stockholm. The Russian wrestler had three amateur MMA fights with a 3-0 record in 2017 and 2018. Khaled Laallam, the future IMMAF World Champion, was on his opponent list. He defeated Lallam via submission during the second round. The month after his third and last amateur fight, Chimaev made his professional MMA debut.
On 26 May 2018, Khamzat Chimaev faced Gard Olve Segan in his debut bout. Knocking out Segan in the second round, he earned his first professional MMA win that night. During the first 2 years, Chimaev fought for the Brave Combat Federation. There he had four fights that he won consecutively.
At the end of the Covid pandemic, Chimaev signed a new deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his debut in the UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs Ige event. Defeating John Phillips via 2nd round submission, he once again earned his debut win at UFC. Following that, he had 4 fights till now. Chimaev remains undefeated throughout both his professional UFC and wrestling career. He is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in the upcoming UFC 279 event.
Khamzat Chimaev’s Net Worth and Salary
Chimaev’s net worth is around $1 million in 2023. The wrestler turned mixed martial artist has earned $683,500 prize money from his professional MMA career. He earns a $50,000 guaranteed payout per event. Recently, he earned $130,000 from winning a fight against Gilbert Burns. Below is a breakdown list of Chimaev’s recent UFC bout incomes –
|Event||Payout||Win Bonus||Extra Bonus||Endorsement||Total|
|UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley||$45,000||$45,000||$50,000||$3,500||$143,500|
|UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Till||$12,000||$12,000||$50,000||$3,500||$77,500|
|UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Ige||$10,000||$10,000||$50,000||$3,500||$73,500|
RDX Sports and Smilodox currently sponsor Khamzat Chimaev. Majdi Shammas manages him.
|Full Name||Khamzat Khizarovich Chimaev|
|Profession||MMA, Freestyle Wrestling|
|Date of Birth||1 May 1994|
|Place of Birth||Beno-Yurt, Chechnya, Russia|
|Pro MMA Debut||2017|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Khamzat Chimaev’s Wife
Chimaev is married. He got married on May 21, 2022, with a traditional wedding ceremony in his hometown Chechnya. He had kept his wedding announcement quiet and had not given any details about his new wife to the media.
Chimaev was born on May 1, 1994, in Chechnya, Russia. At present, he is only 28 years old.
His Height and Weight
The Swedish MMA professional has a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), and he weighs 170 lb (77 kg).
Khamzat Chimaev’s Stats
MMA Career Overview
UFC Career Overview
|9-Apr-22||UFC 273||Win||Gilbert Burns||Decision (unanimous)||3|
|30-Oct-21||UFC 267||Win||Li Jingliang||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||1|
|19-Sep-20||UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley||Win||Gerald Meerschaert||KO (punch)||1|
|26-Jul-20||UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till||Win||Rhys McKee||TKO (punches)||1|
|16-Jul-20||UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige||Win||John Phillips||Submission (D’Arce choke)||2|
UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD
|Strikes Landed per Minute||7.89|
|Significant Striking Accuracy||59%|
|Strikes Absorbed per Minute||4.30|
|Significant Strike Defense||41%|
|Average Takedowns Landed (/15m)||3.23|
|Average Submissions Attempted (/15m)||2.7|
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FAQ about Khamzat Chimaev
How much is Nate Diaz’s Net Worth in 2023?
Khamzat Chimaev’s net worth is $1 million in 2023.
How Old is He?
Chimaev is currently 28 years old.
What is His Height?
He is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall.
What are his Career Earnings?
He has earned over $683,500 million in his professional career.
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