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Darren Till reacts after Khamzat Chimaev gets bumped from UFC 279 main event for missing weight: Nate gets the fight he deserves

Darren Till, Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz, UFC 279

Darren Till has reacted after his buddy Khamzat Chimaev was bumped from the UFC main event for missing weight.

Chimaev (11-0 MMA) was slated to handle Nate Diaz (21-13 MMA) in the headliner of Saturdays pay-per-view event in NEVADA. However, after Borz badly missed weight by 7.5lbs, Team Diaz rejected any notion of the fight occurring at a catchweight.

With that, the UFC scrambled to construct a fresh main card and finished up booking the next fights:

Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson Welterweight main event

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Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland Catchweight co-main event

Daniel Rodriguez vs. Li Jingliang Catchweight fight

While Borz originally joked that Darren Till was to be blamed for his botched weight cut, UFC President Dana White later revealed that doctors told Chimaev to avoid cutting weight for health reasons.

So, what happened was he was cutting weight. In the event that you saw him yesterday, he was very lean already and he shouldve can be found in on weight. He began to cut weight and you also know, he started locking up and cramping. Everything that happen from the bad cut.

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White continued, Unlike a decade ago, whenever we were achieving this, we call and send a health care provider up and he determines if he should keep cutting weight or not. The physician told him he shouldnt. So, we jumped on [saving this card] today.

Soon after the brand new UFC 279 lineup was revealed, Darren Till took to social media marketing where he shared his applying for grants precisely what transpired on Friday.

Nate gets the fight he deserves

Khamzat reaches smesh Holland

& Li & D.Rod will in actuality be considered a sick fight, plus Li fighting a man 10 pounds heavier than him.

Just what a G!!

D (@darrentill2) September 9, 2022

Nate gets the fight he deserves Khamzat reaches smesh Holland & Li & D.Rod will in actuality be considered a sick fight, plus Li fighting a man 10 pounds heavier than him. Just what a G!! Till wrote.

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Darren Till and Khamzat Chimaev, the smesh brothers, are needless to say friends and training partners.

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