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Khamzat Chimaev sleeps Li Jingliang easily – MMA Root

Khamzat Chimaev sleeps Li Jingliang easily

Khamzat Chimaev easily puts Li Jingliang to sleep in the first round of UFC 267 | video

Khamzat Chimaev put Li Jingliang to sleep in the first round at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi on October 30. Secure the back bare chuck to win the technical submission at 3:16.

“I’m killing everyone, do you believe me now?” said Chimaev during his post-match interview.

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Chimaev went for the removal and held on Jingliang in the air took him to the spot where Dana White was sitting and then hit him on the canvas in the first seconds of the match, setting the tone early. From there he kept Jingliang on the canvas is looking for moments of ground and pound. After peppering him with powerful shots, Chimaev took it Jingliang turned and slapped him. In this position, he was able to find the chuck to secure the rear bare chuck and put it on Jingliang for sleeping.

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Chimaev was returning to the cage for the first time since September 2020. The undefeated fighter had retired for a while due to a severe COVID-19 crisis, but later withdrew his retirement and promised to fight again. Prior to that, he was considered one of the fastest rising stars of the UFC, winning his first three appearances in the UFC in an amazing way. All three of his races took place over a period of 2 months and included Gerald Meerschaert KO 17 seconds.

Jingliang is No. 11 in the welterweight division and has been riding the wave since Santiago Ponzinibbio’s Performance of the Night in the first round of the KO. He was looking to derail his hype train Chimaev during the main card of UFC 267.