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Old 04-15-2008, 01:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Why does everybody call...

.. him Fedor Emelianenko?

Its actually pronounced Fyodor as far as I know. Like Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Its the same name. He is a world famouse and recognised author if you didnt know

Even the Japanese announcer in Pride got it right, but we cant?

I mean its not a sin to pronounce his name right but its just suprising that I have heard NOONE pronounce it right in USA, UK etc. Just a thought.
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Old 04-15-2008, 02:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good point, when i'm talking about him to mates, I say Fedor, but if I'm by myself and trying to be like Pride Ring Announcers, i'm like EMELIANENKOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FYOOOOOOOOOOOODOOOOOOOR.

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Old 04-15-2008, 04:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I say it with the korean accent. Fedor is known in korea as "HyoDoRu".
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Good point, when i'm talking about him to mates, I say Fedor, but if I'm by myself and trying to be like Pride Ring Announcers, i'm like EMELIANENKOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FYOOOOOOOOOOOODOOOOOOOR.


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Old 04-15-2008, 05:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Or as Takada says, Emelianenk FShodorsich
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I say it either or from time to time doesn't really matter to me it's just a name
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.. him Fedor Emelianenko?

Its actually pronounced Fyodor as far as I know. Like Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Its the same name. He is a world famouse and recognised author if you didnt know

Even the Japanese announcer in Pride got it right, but we cant?


I mean its not a sin to pronounce his name right but its just suprising that I have heard NOONE pronounce it right in USA, UK etc. Just a thought.
Japs are known to really make a name sound weirder than it is, they throw there own twist into it, happens a lot in wrestling over there as well.

I'm pretty sure Fedor would have corrected a lot of people on it mainly Randy, who still calls him Fedor.
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Thats true sometimes but my point is that they always say Fyodor and not Fedor.. Yet I have never heard anyone from the States pronounce it right..
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I've heard Fedor (feh), Fador (fay) and now Fyodor (wtf?)

is that pronounced like fee yo dor? Dont get it lol.
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Seems confusing but the rigth pronounciation is Fyodor.

Pronounced Fyo-dor
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