UFC star refuses to fight Chimayev and calls him a rookie

American UFC fighter Nate Diaz on Khamzat Chimaev: he is a newbie, he has only four fights Diaz does not see the Chechen-born Swede Khamzat Chimaev as his rival. This is reported by TMZ.

The 36-year-old American veteran of the promotion refused to meet with Chimaev in the octagon. “Listen, don't be disrespectful and offer me such fights. This guy is new. He has only four fights in the UFC. Boy, you don't even have the right to call my name yet, “Diaz said.

UFC head Dana White, in turn, expressed interest in organizing a fight between Diaz and Chimaev. The latter repeatedly challenged the eminent fighters of the organization to a duel. In particular, the Chechen expressed his readiness to fight Jorge Masvidal and the reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.

Chimaev has four victories in four fights in the UFC. The Chechen completed all the fights ahead of schedule. In total, Chimaev won ten victories and did not suffer a single defeat in his professional career.

Diaz is known for his confrontation with the Irish Conor McGregor. He inflicted his first UFC defeat on the Irishman, but failed to win their second match.