Former Welterweight Champion Replaces Paulo Costa At UFC 294; Faces Rising Star Chimaev
The UFC 294 card proceeded with it development Wednesday when UFC President Dana White took to online entertainment to declare a significant change to the co-headliner.
“You understand what we’ve been managing this week. We just finished the enormous battle yesterday, the exceptionally expected rematch in Abu Dhabi: Makhachev versus Volkanovski,” he said, referring to Tuesday night’s declaration that Charles Oliveira was harmed and would be supplanted by the featherweight champion Volkanovski.
- “Presently you’ve been hanging tight for the co-headliner. Costa’s harmed… we made it happen. The No. 4 welterweight on the planet, Khamzat Chimaev, is climbing to middleweight and he will confront the No. 1 welterweight on the planet: Kamaru Usman.”