Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2015
- Nine wins by KO, one by submission (Armbar)
- Has finished 10 of 15 wins, with nine finishes coming in the first round
- Has won 15 of his last 17 and 10 of his last 11
- Six wins in 1:17 or less
- Has 38-6 (22 KOs) kickboxing record with a 6-3 (3 KOs) record in Glory Kickboxing
UFC Fight Night (8/26/23) Chikadze won a three round unanimous decision over Alex Caceres
UFC on ESPN (1/15/22) Chikadze lost a five-round unanimous decision to Calvin Kattar
UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Chikadze stopped Edson Barboza via strikes at 1:44 of the third round
UFC on ESPN (5/1/21) Chikadze stopped Cub Swanson via strikes at 1:03 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (11/7/20) Chikadze stopped Jamey Simmons via strikes at 3:51 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/10/20) Chikadze won a three round unanimous decision over Omar Morales
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Chikadze won a three round unanimous decision over Irwin Rivera
UFC 248 (3/7/20) Chikadze won a three round split decision over Jamall Emmers
UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Chikadze won a three round split decision over Brandon Davis
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Episode 2 (6/19/18) Chikadze was submitted by Austin Springer via rear naked choke at 4:10 of the third round
TRAINING: I train two or three times a day. Besides that, I am busy with family - my wife and two kids.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I have a video where my dad comes out from the hospital, saying, “Here was born Giga Chikadze, World Champion in Fighting.” So my family decided for me and pushed me into it.
What titles have you held? World title twice in kickboxing and European title in Muay Thai,
World and European Champion twice in Karate
Do you have any heroes? Fedor, Roy Jones Jr., Mike Tyson.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To have a real job where I belong.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Bachelor degree in business and management.
What was your job before you started fighting? I started to train when I was four, five years old, and since then I am a fighter. But besides that, I founded the charity fund Knock Out Cancer and I’m trying to make it worldwide.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt Third Dan in Karate Goju Ryu.
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite Striking technique: GigaKick ;)