Khamzat Chimaev’s three-fight win streak in 2020 propelled him into a high stakes welterweight fight with Leon Edwards and for that reason, he’s The Body Lock’s 2020 Breakout Fighter of the Year
Four of six members here at The Body Lock voted Khamzat Chimaev as their breakout fighter of the year. Others considered Kevin Holland as the top breakout fighter of the year.
Full results for The Body Lock’s 2020 Breakout Fighter of the Year award:
- Khamzat Chimaev (15 votes)
- Kevin Holland (12 votes)
- Charles Oliveira (4 votes)
In a video posted to The Body Lock’s YouTube channel, Ant Walker and Matthew Wells discussed Khamzat Chimaev’s breakout year and shared their opinions on how Chimaev’s three-fight streak compared to Kevin Holland’s, in particular.
- Walker voted Holland (#1), Oliveira (#2), and Chiamev (#3)
- Wells voted Chimaev (#1), Holland (#2), and Oliveira (#3)
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.