Conor McGregor receives chilling call out from surging UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev

Conor McGregor has received a chilling message from surging prospect Khamzat Chimaev. The undefeated Chimaev, 9-0, has taken the UFC by storm over the last two-and-a-half months.

The Chechen, who trains out of Allstar Gym in Stockholm, has racked up three wins in 66 days, a UFC record.

Chimaev – who has bounced between welterweight and middleweight during his brief stint in the promotion – has made light work of John Phillips, Rhys McKee and Gerald Meerschaert, the latter of whom he knocked out in 17 seconds at UFC Fight Night 178.

The former BRAVE FC standout has ambitions of mixing it with the UFC’s big boys in the coming months. And top of that list is currently former two-division champion McGregor.

“I want to smash the Burger King guy,” Chimaev tweeted on Thursday. “Easy money.”

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I want to smash the Burger King guy. Easy money.

Khamzat Chimaev on Twitter

Chimaev’s mentioning of Burger King is in reference to McGregor’s promotional work with the fast-food chain.

A match-up between the pair is highly unlikely to come to fruition any time soon.

But should ‘Borz’ find himself in the Octagon with the UFC’s poster boy, his manager – Ali Abdelaziz – reckons he’d wipe the floor with him.

“Khamzat would put Conor McGregor in a wheelchair, and he would drink from a straw for the rest of his life,” the Dominance MMA chief told TMZ.


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“I’m not looking for Khamzat to fight a mentally unstable fighter. Conor McGregor is mentally unstable. I wish him the best of luck.

“Khamzat would kill him. He would really kill him.”

Chimaev, who is currently the talk of the mixed martial arts world, will be back in action later this year.

He tweeted: “I have a date , now they looking for other side. Five round main event. Thank you @danawhite for keeping your word. Anybody. Anytime. Anywhere #KhamzatSmash.”

McGregor, meanwhile, hasn’t set foot inside the Octagon since his 40-second annihilation of Donald Cerrone in January.

The Irishman is currently enjoying his third retirement from mixed martial arts, but UFC chief Dana White expects him to be back in the cage in early 2021.

“We’re actually working on some fun stuff for Conor at the beginning of next year,” White said during an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter. “He should be back next year. I’m not saying he’s coming back to fight guaranteed, but we’re talking about some stuff.”

The UFC’s plans for McGregor could end up being derailed by legal issues.

Earlier this month, Ireland’s first UFC champion was arrested and questioned in Corsica following an allegation of an “attempted sexual assault”.

McGregor, 22-4, has vehemently denied any wrongdoing and has promise to expose those trying to sully his name.

“Never will I fold!” McGregor wrote in a lengthy post on his private Facebook page. “The truth is the truth and it gives me wings! I know my character! God bless DNA! God bless CCTV! God bless Eye witness! God bless the truth! The truth is power! I am free!

“Never will a dime be paid to anyone coming at me with vicious lies! Not now not f***ing ever! I will fight! And I am only beginning my fight! I will not allow these people to just accuse me and then disappear into the dark to attempt to ruin someone else’s life! No f***ing way!”

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