WATCH: What did Khamzat Chimaev DM Cristiano Ronaldo: UFC News: Khamzat Chimaev in 2022 before his UFC fight in April against Gilbert…
WATCH: What did Khamzat Chimaev DM Cristiano Ronaldo: UFC News: Khamzat Chimaev in 2022 before his UFC fight in April against Gilbert Burns had said that Cristiano Ronaldo with over 400 million followers had started to follow him on Instagram. Chimaev in UFC 273 was determined to maintain his unbeaten record in MMA. Follow UFC News Updates with InsideSport.IN.
Chimaev wrote online that the Football star of Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo had followed him on Instagram and DM’d him to “smash everybody: during his UFC return in April of 2022.
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Though we do not know, if what Khamzat Chimaev claims is true, last year he did make a public announcement, after connecting with the football star Cristiano Ronaldo over Instagram. Khamzat Chimaev said that he had directly dm’d Ronaldo asking him to come to the arena to watch him fight against his opponent Gilbert Burns.
The Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest fans of Mixed Martial Arts. Ronaldo himself said in an interview, he likes watching MMA and boxing over any other sports.
Also, the legend of football has kept a close bond with some of the very well-known MMA fighters like Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor and many others.
Chimaev with his four appearances in the octagon had created a huge impact in the promotion earning rave. Having been in the industry for less than two years Chimaev was bringing serious waves to both divisions of welterweight and middleweight. With a record of 4-0 inside the octagon.
Chimaev wrote that though he had invited Ronaldo to watch him fight in the octagon, Ronaldo had to turn down the offer politely as he had an important match scheduled on the same date. Instead, Ronaldo wrote him to smesh all his opponents and emerge victorious.
WATCH: What did Khamzat Chimaev DM Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of his UFC fight?
“When [Ronaldo] started following me, I wrote to him, he’s the champ. Then he wrote ‘SMESH EVERYBODY’. 100% brother. Then I invited him to my fight. I’m not a big fan of football, but this guy is big. One of the best guys in the world in football. He’s a nice guy.”
ESPNMMA has shared the same post dating a year back today.
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