Khamzat Chimaev was the talking point of UFC 279 fight week, and fight night was no different.
The Chechen schooled Kevin Holland with ease in the opening round without absorbing a single strike. Right from the opening bell, Chimaev shot for a takedown and instantly latched onto the neck of Holland, eventually forcing a tap via D’Arce choke.
The rising star ruffled a handful of feathers with fans and active fighters slandering him due to his actions. There were some mixed reactions from the roster after his victory over Holland. Check out what they had to say below.
UFC Fighters React to Khamzat Chimaev First Round Win at UFC 279
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