It appears Dana White is on board with Khamzat Chimaev’s latest callout, and The only thing needed is getting the green light from the Stockton superstar.
Chimaev put on another dominating performance and remained unbeaten with an incredible first-round submission win over Li Jingliang this past Saturday at UFC 267. Following latest smashing, the 27-year-old called out Nate, saying, “Let’s see who is the real gangster,” .
According to TMZ Sports, UFC president Dana White is “100 percent” interested in booking Chimaev vs. Diaz, who is in the last fight of his UFC contract.
“Yeah, we’re gonna talk to Nate about it,” White told TMZ Sports. “One hundred percent (the UFC is open to booking the fight).”
“This guy is like nothing anyone has ever seen, when you think about it, he’s got more UFC wins than he’s been hit inside the Octagon. Insane . And the other night, our social team, they filmed his walkout live on Instagram Live, it broke the record. It’s the biggest Instagram Live we’ve ever done.”