Khamzat Chimaev is the real deal and is on his way to superstardom.
On Saturday, Chimaev was able to continue his 100 percent career finish rate when knocked out Gerald Meerschaert in just 17 seconds with one punch at UFC Vegas 11.
With his recent win against Meerschaert, Chimaev set a new UFC record for shortest time between three UFC wins at just 66 days.
The Internet was impressed with Chimaev’s feat.
Chimaev's UFC resume:
-3 wins in 66 days
-Wins in 2 different weight classes
-Outlanded his opponent 87-2 in significant strikes
-9.15 significant strikes landed per minute
-0.31 significant strikes absorbed per minute
-2 KO, 1 submission
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) September 20, 2020
I said after his second win he’s ready for top 5 fighters. Lots of you said I was nuts. I repeat: he’s still ready for top 5 fighters.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 20, 2020