Khamzat Chimaev Net Worth
The Swedish mixed martial arts fighter Khamzat Chimaev is not only a top notch welterweight and middleweight in the UFC, but also a successful internet celebrity. Aside from his three wins in his first three UFC fights, he has also racked up a total of $1,279,000 in reported fight earnings. In addition, Chimaev has been awarded a Performance of the Night bonus in each of his three UFC fights.
Khamzat ‘Borz’ Chimaev, as he is commonly referred to, was born in Chechnya, Russia. He was educated at a local private school, as well as attending University. From an early age, he began competing in sambo tournaments and Judo. During his early adulthood, he started training at the Allstar Training Center in Stockholm. However, he did not become a professional athlete until he was 23 years old.
At the time of his professional debut, he was employed by a security firm. After a few months, he decided to pursue his dream of becoming a professional mixed martial artist. His parents were immigrants from the Russian Federation, and he has since migrated to Sweden.
Chimaev had high expectations for his first UFC bout, as he was scheduled to face welterweight contender Leon Edwards. Unfortunately, the bout between Khamzat and Edwards fell through. Instead, Chimaev had his second Octagon appearance, in which he defeated Kevin Holland. With this victory, Chimaev was able to earn a base salary of $10,000 and a fight bonus of $45,000.
Despite his mediocre start, Chimaev has now won all of his cage fights by under two rounds. In his first three fights, he had victories by submission in just over a half-round. While he was unable to secure a KO in his next fight, he was still able to win the match against Mzwandile Hlongwa. And, in his last fight against Gilbert Burns, Chimaev was able secure a first-round KO.
Chimaev is not married, but he is not gay either. Nevertheless, he is rumored to be in a relationship. But, his exact relationship status is unknown, and the exact relationship between him and his girlfriend is unconfirmed.
Chimaev is a highly marketable athlete, and is expected to see his net worth increase significantly in the coming years. The majority of his money is earned through advertisements and lucrative sponsorship deals. According to one report, Khamzat Chimaev’s net worth is estimated to reach a whopping $1 million by the year 2022. Besides his UFC earnings, Chimaev has been able to boost his fortune by making a large number of appearances on Facebook. Unlike most fighters, Chimaev is known for his lack of a beard, which has allowed him to enjoy popular memes.
When it comes to his personal life, Khamzat ‘Borz’ is incredibly private. In fact, the wrestler has not publicly shared any details about his childhood or education. Although he did not receive a Bachelor’s degree, it is likely that he completed some education in his native country of Sweden.