Last Saturday night, Belal Muhammad displayed a dominant performance and completely shut down Stephen Thompson game, increasing his unbeaten run to seven straight. Muhammad faced some criticism post-fight for a “lack” of action, but Muhammad executed his game plan like a veteran to take all three rounds.
Belal Muhammad recently corrected UFC president Dana White after White stated nobody wanted to fight the rising star Khamzat Chimaev, well, everybody except Neil Magny. Belal Muhammad took to Twitter to tell the world that it’s a fight he would welcome with open arms.
Belal Muhammad vs. Khamzat Chimaev
“Send me location @danawhite @seanshelby @ufc”
Nobody knows where Chimaev currently stands within the top competition in the welterweight division, but the Chechnya born could be one or two big wins away from challenging Kamaru Usman. Belal Muhammad is eager to steal all that hype around Chimaev, which would leave no doubt in his own stature in the division as the next challenger.
There has been some question with fans about Muhammad’s place in the division, but being willing to meet Khamzat Chimaev in the Octagon should leave no question on his desire to be champion.
Do you think Belal is serious about taking on the powerhouse that is Khamzat Chimaev?
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