Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev (Хамзат Чимаев), 26, of Stockholm, Sweden was present at “BRAVE CF 40.” The Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete competed in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion BRAVE Combat Federation from 2018 to 2019.
In partnership with Swedish MMA promotion Bulldog Fight Night (BFN), BRAVE CF held “BRAVE CF 40” in Stockholm on August 24, 2020. Chimaev attended the event to support Husein “Lamen Borz” Kadimagomaev, 20, of Switzerland.
Chimaev and Kadimagomaev train at the AllStars Training Center in Stockholm. They are both undefeated.
While in BRAVE CF, Chimaev won four bouts. In July 2020, the Chechen-Swedish MMA fighter won his first two fights in the UFC improving his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 0 loss.
At “BRAVE CF 40,” Kadimagomaev fought Sven “Fujin” Fortenbacher, 27, of Germany at a catch weight of 72kg. Both contenders were BRAVE CF debutantes.
The catchweight bout, which was made just one week before the fight night, started with Kadimagomaev mixing up hard leg kicks and relentless wrestling to overwhelm Fortenbacher. The Swiss contender took his German opponent down.
After 1 minute and 37 seconds in the second round, the referee put a stop to the catchweight contest. Kadimagomaev knocked out Fortenbacher via ground and pound.
With the knockout victory, Kadimagomaev won a bonus for Performance of the Night. It improved his professional MMA record to 7 wins and 0 loss.
It was a rematch between Kadimagomaev and Fortenbacher as they once fought each other when they were both amateur fighters. On September 3, 2016, the Swiss MMA fighter defeated his German opponent via unanimous decision at “Time to Shine 2” in Zurich Switzerland.
In the main event of the evening, Mochamed “The Best” Machaev, 20, of Vienna, Austria defeated Shoaib “The Assassin” Yousaf, 24, of Lancashire, England via unanimous decision. The Austrian contender trains with Kadimagomaev at AllStars Training Center.
Kadimagomaev also trains at UFD in Dusseldorf, Germany. At AllStars Training Center, he trains under Andreas Michel.
As an amateur MMA fighter, Kadimagomaev was undefeated with 18 wins. He won all of his seven professional MMA bouts via either submission or knockout.