Khamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY SportsKhamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY Sports
Khamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY Sports

UFC’s Khamzat Chimaev says he went to ‘beat up’ Conor McGregor in Ireland but was sent home to Sweden

  • Chechen-born Swede recalls 2018 trip to confront former UFC champ for insulting Khabib Nurmagomedov
  • ‘I was thinking that I would catch him in the streets or at the gym and beat him up. This is what he deserved,’ says Chimaev

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Khamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY SportsKhamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY Sports
Khamzat Chimaev celebrates after his TKO victory over Rhys McKee in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via USA TODAY Sports
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