Khamzat Chimaev has to be restrained by security guards after FURIOUS UFC star jumped barrier and tried to enter cage to dispute TKO of team-mate at MMA event in Sweden
- Khamzat Chimaev had to be restrained by security after trying to enter cage
- He was attending an MMA event in Sweden and his team-mate was beaten
- Chimaev was frustrated by the stoppage and remonstrated with the referee
Security guards at an MMA event in Sweden earned every penny of their pay at the weekend after being forced to restrain Khamzat Chimaev.
Footage has since emerged of the UFC welterweight star leaping over the barrier and attempting to enter the cage to dispute a decision.
He was blocked by guards and then dragged back down the steps and away as angry words were exchanged.
Khamzat Chimaev watched one of his team-mates lose before jumping the barrier
Security guards had to stop the UFC star from entering the cage to remonstrate with the ref
Fortunately the situation was diffused quickly and it seemed as though Chimaev accepted he could not go further, allowing himself to be pulled away.
The mini-scuffle was short-lived and it seemed as though the Cechen-born Swede was agitated by the referee stopping the fight prematurely.
The footage suggested the official was in the right and Chimaev’s team-mate was struggling to defend himself and looked dazed before sinking to his haunches when the fight was waved off.
Chimaev is still waiting for his next fight to be announced and many believe he will be the man to eventually topple pound-for-pound king Kamaru Usman.
The 27-year-old fanned the flames of the hype surrounding him with yet another decisive victory last October against Li Jingliang.
He has well and truly recovered from what seemed to be a career-threatening battle with Covid and remains undefeated.
Chimaev and Gilbert Burns recently agreed to lock horns and their messages were shared by the Swedish grappling sensation.
Time will tell whether they can reach terms with the UFC over what could prove to be a title eliminator.
Chimaev and Gilbert Burns recently agreed to fight but there has been no announcement
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