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Khamzat Chimaev royally screwed up this morning. The Chechen athlete was handed a layup of a match up in opposition to Nate Diaz, an absolute softball to additional construct his star earlier than an eventual title struggle. When he missed weight by an astounding 8.5 pounds, three fights had been fully reshuffled to save the event.
The occasion acquired higher consequently, however nonetheless, that’s one hell of a scale fail.
Such scrambling certainly value UFC a great bit of cash in negotiations, and that’s not even contemplating the canned press convention yesterday. Sometimes, when a fighter misses weight, there’s a fee instituted struggle, at the very least a few of which matches to the opponent. For instance, Hakeem Dawodu missed weight by 4.5 kilos at present, so the Canadian slugger will fork over 30% of his pay to his opponent, Julian Erosa.
Julian Erosa will obtain 30% of Hakeem Dawodu’s purse after he missed weight earlier at present. Battle is on.
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) September 9, 2022
Usually, that share is straight associated to the severity of the load miss. Nonetheless, regardless of lacking weight by 4 extra kilos than Dawodu, Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole experiences that Chimaev will face no tremendous for lacking weight. Apparently, Khamzat is off the hook since his opponent swapped within the means of all of the chaos … even though he weighed in aspiring to make Welterweight?
For these asking, Khamzat wasn’t fined for lacking weight. He’s in a brand new bout at a catchweight and he made that weight. So fines for Dawodu and Barnett as a result of they missed weight and are combating identical opponent. Khamzat is combating a 180-pound catchweight, so no tremendous. #UFC279
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) September 9, 2022
“For these asking, Khamzat wasn’t fined for lacking weight. He’s in a brand new bout at a catchweight and he made that weight. So fines for Dawodu and Barnett as a result of they missed weight and are combating identical opponent. Khamzat is combating a 180-pound catchweight, so no tremendous. #UFC279”
One has to query the Nevada State Athletic Fee (NSAC) coverage right here. Chimaev was imagined to struggle at Welterweight! He missed weight terribly, and his unique opponent has to face a distinct opponent consequently! It’s a large number, however seemingly, it’s a large number Chimaev gained’t endure any monetary penalties for inflicting.
Until Kevin Holland chins him tomorrow evening.
I don’t know the way I can presumably embrace social media content material on this part that doesn’t straight relate to the disastrous UFC 279 weigh-ins earlier at present. What else is there to speak about aside from the all-time, legendary shitstorm that occurred this morning? It’s the solely matter that issues proper now!
So yeah, right here’s a complete number of reactions and snippets from throughout the online:
Bumped into Khamzat Chimaev He was hanging out at a restaurant for hours consuming glowing water and consuming the evening earlier than weigh ins and now Khamzat misses weight . I used to be frightened all evening about this after I noticed it.hope the struggle nonetheless occurs tomorrow . #ufc279 pic.twitter.com/CMrFSxxtxO
— Mini Khabib (@Mini_Khabib) September 9, 2022
The stoner makes weight and the non stoner doesn’t. How about that professionalism by @NateDiaz209
— Tommy Chong (@tommychong) September 9, 2022
Nate vs Tony is the struggle that ought to have been made all alongside. That is poetry in movement
— The Strangle Squad (@_StrangleSquad) September 9, 2022
Okay, I assume Ciryl Gane’s UFC timeline is value mentioning additionally.
So I will be out of motion for a couple of months guys, to heal my hand that broke in the course of the struggle with Tai. I’ll use that point to heal another accidents as nicely and are available again stronger than ever in 2023
I am coming again for that belt, and I am not going ANYWHERE pic.twitter.com/V1VvLZtBVk
— Ciryl Gane (@ciryl_gane) September 9, 2022
Charles Rosa considering Leonardo Santos’ retirement publish was a dying can be too hilarious to not embrace.
Slips, rips, and KO clips
An enormous end result from what additionally seemed to be a really enjoyable struggle inside Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
HE’S DONE IT!
Rajadamnern Champion Dani Rodriguez pulls off the upset and beats Thai famous person Yodvicha! The Swiss fighter establishes himself as the very best Farang within the sport proper now and extends his undefeated report to 35-0. pic.twitter.com/ENiXCmB00L
— Past Kickboxing (@Beyond_Kick) September 9, 2022
A phenomenal feint to crash ahead with the elbow:
In that open stance match up, Saoek stored throwing his proper kick over & over his opponent even discovered a proper hook counter to it, however a number of occasions, Saoek feinted the kick and shift, drawing the counter and creating house to slice the elbow proper between the guard.
Stunning stuff pic.twitter.com/OPXVJe1Enw
— Candy Punch Recollections (@SPM_staff) September 9, 2022
Issues are not often going to get higher when the last-ditch exhaustion takedown doesn’t land.
Juggalos within the wild.
He wasn’t the one juggalo strolling round with automobile components. Somebody acquired caught stealing on the Gathering and he was chased out and his automobile was destroyed. It is a fabled incident of “Juggalo Justice”. pic.twitter.com/Xqa3ZAqtYW
— Nate Igor Smith (@drivenbyboredom) September 9, 2022
Midnight Music: Folks/nation, 1969
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