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Khamzat Chimaev Still Battling Effects Of COVID-19

Top UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev continues to battle the lingering effects of the novel coronavirus.

According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, the UFC is bringing Chimaev to Las Vegas for more medical care. 

“The UFC is flying Khamzat Chimaev into Las Vegas today, per his manager Ali Abdelaziz,” Okamoto posted. “He’ll receive medical care in the U.S. for lingering effects of Covid. Abdelaziz said he hopes Khamzat can fight by June, but longterm health is top priority.”

Chimaev was scheduled to meet Leon Edwards in a key bout.