Giga "Ninja" Chikadze

RECORD: 14-3-0
STANCE: Orthodox
DIVISION: Featherweight
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
REACH: 74"
LEG REACH: 40.50
WEIGHT: 145 lbs.
NATIONALITY: Tbilisi, Georgia
OUT OF: Tbilisi, Georgia
AGE: 33





Significant Strikes Attempted: 1096
Significant Strikes Landed: 469


Takedowns Attempted: 6
Takedowns Landed: 1

Latest Bouts:

Calvin Kattar
Giga Chikadze: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jan 15, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Chikadze
Edson Barboza
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 1:44
Sat. Aug 28, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze
Cub Swanson
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. May 01, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Prochazka
Jamey Simmons
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Nov 07, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira
Omar Morales
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 10, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Alex Caceres
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Aug 29, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic
Irwin Rivera
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. May 16, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris
Jamall Emmers
Giga Chikadze: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Mar 07, 2020
UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero

Giga Chikadze is a Georgian mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), competing in the featherweight division. Born in Tbilisi, Georgia on March 7, 1991, Giga began his martial arts journey as a child studying Taekwondo and various other forms of Karate. By high school he was already winning several national tournaments and it became clear that there was something special about him inside the cage.

In 2013 Giga moved to Amsterdam to pursue his dream of becoming an MMA fighter by training with world-renowned coach Bas Rutten at Team Rooftop MMA. He quickly rose through the ranks of European professional mixed martial arts organizations and put together an impressive record of 8 wins, no losses, amassing titles in promotions like KOTC Netherlands (King Of The Cage) Knockout Adventures (KOA), Territorial Battle Ground League (TGBL).

After making waves across Europe Giga finally made his way into one of the most competitive MMA organizations on earth when he was signed by UFC in 2019. In just two years since joining UFC he has managed to make quite a name for himself after going 4-1 with impressive victories over fighters like Irwin Rivera and Matt Frevola which earned him “performance of night” bonus awards from Dana White himself.

Offering unique striking combinations that leave opponents looking confused while also utilizing strong wrestling skills along with great cardio endurance makes Giga one of those rare athletes able to pull off great fights both standing up or on ground game if needed with amazing success rate doing so. His tall frame combined with powerful kicks makes it hard for anyone trying standup against him even though being talented grappler too gives him advantage over everyone else attempting take down or submit causing some tough puzzles for opponents while they’re trying figuring out how deal with someone such as Giga inside octagon .

Despite not having long career yet we can already say that this 27 year old featherweight champion is doubtlessly destined big things within next few years because despite his young age he has grown huge reputation among fans due skillful technique used inside octagon , showing excellent control during bouts even times when feeling pressure from opponent’s attacks . We can easily see why UFC president Dana White named Giga as one future stars organization , as well why many experts have described this Georgian fighter “potential breakout star” leaving us all wondering what heights will achieve next?

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