Ramzan Kadyrov is the leader of Chechnya, Russia. He is the son of former Chechen president, the late Akhmad Kadyrov. Ramzan Kadyrov rebuilt the Chechen Republic after the war. He is a member of the Advisory Commission of the Russian State Council.
Ramzan Kadyrov has hailed knockout artist Imam Khataev after the product of his fight club saw his Olympic Games campaign end against Briton Ben Whittaker, with the protege of heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua winning on points.
The boss of a Russian Premier League club with links to Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says it is fighting for the right to freedom of information and sport in a legal challenge over strong US sanctions for human rights violations.
Chechen leader and avid MMA fan Ramzan Kadyrov has played down the media attention that followed his remarks on Khabib Nurmagomedov, insisting he "can’t say anything bad" about the ex-UFC champion while praising Khamzat Chimaev.
UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov has played down talk of tensions with current sensation Khamzat Chimaev, adding that he has never met the man who appeared to threaten him before rowing with his cousin earlier this month.
UFC powerhouse Khamzat Chimaev has enjoyed a novel pursuit in between intense training sessions for his long-awaited comeback: relaxing with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a shiny new sports car and MMA fighters on a day trip.
Khamzat Chimaev has been warned about his "comfort zone" by Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC cousin, Abubakar, after the Chechen-born sensation offered to "tear up" the lightweight legend on his charge towards the top of the division.