sounds like he is making excuses which is kinda dissapointing, Fedor never struck me as the excuse making kind.
I dunno, seemed like a perfect response to me. 1 Sambo loss and these forums went crazy, I can imagine how shocked his russian fans etc. were about it. Overall that thing means very little though, its like some unbeaten decathlon champion participating on 110 meter hurdles and coming 3rd, then everyone going "oh my god he may not be the best at decathlon anymore".
Silly overreacting, its not like he got KTFO or subbed anyway. :P
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