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Photos Of Khamzat Chimaev - Without His Beard, Childhood, Early Career

Robert Green
Published: April 10, 2022
Updated: April 10, 2022

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It's hard to imagine Khamzat Chimaev without his beard. The 27-year-old UFC fighter has become known for his impressive facial hair, which he often uses to his advantage during fights.

But Chimaev is actually quite young and relatively new to the world of competitive fighting. In fact, there are very few photos of him without his beard.

Chimaev first made waves in the MMA world when he burst onto the scene with a series of impressive wins in 2017. Since then, he's gone on to establish himself as one of the top welterweight fighters in the world.

While Chimaev is now known for his fierce fighting style and intimidating beard, he was actually quite shy and clean-shaven when he was younger. In fact, it wasn't until he started growing his beard that people began to take notice of him.

Now, Chimaev is one of the most popular fighters in the UFC. And while he may not have the same level of name recognition as some of the other top fighters in the world, he's quickly making a name for himself as one of the most exciting and feared fighters in the sport.

The young UFC star is usually seen with a beard, which has now become his trademark look. However, in these rare photos, Chimaev is clean-shaven and looks completely different.

Khamzat Chimaev in 2013

A photo that Khamzat posted on his instagram. Taken in 2013, he had no beard and short hair.

Teenage Khamzat flexing his arm. This photo is of him when he was 16 years old.

Teenager Khamzat Chimaev in a Sochi shirt.

Teenage Khamzat, wearing a Sochi shirt. Football Club Sochi, is a Russian professional football club based in Sochi.

Khamzat Chimaev with no beard at all and "interesting" long hair.

Khamzat Chimaev and his brother when they were teenagers.
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A picture of young Khamzat Chimaev with his brother (left).

Khamzat Chimaev wrestling takedown gif

A gif of Khamzat Chimaev wrestling and taking down his opponent in an incredible way.

Photo of Khamzat Chimaev during UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MARLON MORAES VS. CORY SANDHAGEN

A recent photo of Khamzat Chimaev without a beard, during a UFC Fight Night in 2020.

And finally, a funny Khamzat Chimaev chin meme. This is fake and just for laughs!

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