After one of the best fights of 2022, Khamzat Chimaev joins UFC 279 in good form.

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UFC 279 Free Fight  Khamzat Chimaev vs Gilbert Burns

The UFC star's most recent contest took place at UFC 273 in April,

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where he faced Gilbert Burns, a current top contender and past title candidate.

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In the end, Chimaev raised his hand after three rounds of back-and-forth combat between the two fighters.

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The fight received the Fight of the Night trophy.

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When Chimaev competes against Nate Diaz in UFC 279's main event

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he hopes to keep his perfect MMA record unbroken and improve his status as a contender at 170 pounds.

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On September 10, UFC 279 will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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With no victories since 2019, Diaz (20-13 MMA, 18-12 UFC) last competed in June 2021. (18-12 UFC-20-13 MMA)

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