Neil Magny and Khamzat Chimaev had agreed to fight one another on social media, but the fight never came to fruition. Magny then ended up training with Chimaev and realized that the Swede was the real deal. Magny found out the hard way that Chimaev was no pushover, as he was slammed and got the better of him during the training session. Magny admitted he was not expecting the level of intensity from Chimaev, and he was thankful for the training session as it showed him what he needed to work on. Magny refused to make excuses for the training session, and instead he vowed to prove himself in the future. This story shows the level of respect Magny has for Chimaev, and it is clear that Magny is determined to be successful in the future.