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Did Bendo accidentally call out the wrong russian?

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  1. vyronturner Blue Belt

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    I think he might have meant to call out Khabib instead of Rustam. I mean like thats the most random call out ive ever seen, ive never even heard of Rustam and now hes main eventing.
     
  2. FascistDictator Banned Banned

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    yes, he did.
     
  3. BJJ Blackbelt Brown Belt

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    Rustam called him out
     
  4. Taric Gold Belt

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    Should've called out Sergei.
     
  5. SimonNova Worship and forget

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    Yup. He said something like 'If no one wants to fight you I will.'

    Back then Khabib was calling out people left and right without result.
     
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    Yeah lol. Well rustam is undefeated too right? I'm excited to see him fight bendo.

    That headkick he landed on masvidal..
     
  7. Handawg Brown Belt

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    Rustam called him out, Bendo said he didn't care whether or not it was Khabib, he said it was like a "You wanna fight me? Sure, lets fight" kinda thing.
     
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    Indeed.
     
  9. markg171 Gold Belt

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    About the matchup, I remember him saying something like: "I'm the #1 ranked guy, why not fight the #14 guy?"

    Rustam was ranked #14 at the time so I'm pretty sure he got the right guy. He just wants a win over a ranked opponent and this is that.
     
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    No because if it was Khabib he would lose. Decided on the lesser of the two Russians.
     
  11. Lito Lapida Brown Belt

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    I remember this happening. Bendo did call the right guy.
     
  12. Augustus Caesar Festina Lente Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I believe so, yes lol.
     
  13. sancheesy Blue Belt

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    either way, Bendo will lose
     
  14. INTERL0PER Brown Belt

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    Bendo knew who he was talking about, but there was someone who got it confused. RDA maybe? Who, ironically, ended up fighting Khabib anyway.

    I think it's a pretty smart move from Bendo. He recognizes that he needs to get back in the win column, and it doesn't really matter who it is. A win is a win is a win and I think he has a good shot at beating Rustam.

    Of course, if he loses, that's pretty fucking terrible for him. #14 beating #1 isn't a good look.
     
  15. MikeyLan Brown Belt

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    These Russians are straight killers.

    in 20 years UFC will be dominated by Russians
     
  16. Warraw Banned Banned

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    No because all Russians are the same
     

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