UFC 265: Rafael Fiziev calls out Hasbulla ‘Mini Khabib’ after the dominant win

UFC 265: Rafael Fiziev calls out Hasbulla Mini Khabib

UFC 265: Rafael Fiziev calls out Hasbulla ‘Mini Khabib’ after the dominant win: UFC 265 saw an emerging lightweight fighter, Rafael Fiziev, outclass Bobby Green in a lopsided 15 minutes action via unanimous decision. However, Fiziev appears to have aimed at a new contender already.

The Kyrgyzstani fighter called out Hasbulla Magomedov Mini Khabib; in the post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier, which shook several people in the arena. However, Fiziev appeared quite emotional during the call-out.

Hasbulla, more popularly known as ‘Mini Khabib’ is an 18-year-old man from Dagestan, Russia. Despite the age, he resembles a 5-year-old due to GHD (Growth Hormone Deficiency). The young man appears to be a huge fan of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and, with a steady rise of his activities in social media ‘Mini Khabib’ became familiar to the MMA fans.

He even went on to feud against fellow social media star Abdu Rozik, which became the most-talked-about-element in the fight world for a long time. Nevertheless, Hasbulla was still not popular to traditional combat fans until Rafael Fiziev called him out from the UFC octagon.

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Following a win against Green at UFC 265, several people had expected Rafael Fiziev to call out a top-tier lightweight. Looking at the current scenario at 155 lbs, even a callout to Conor McGregor would have made sense. But Rafal Fiziev chose to talk about Hasbulla ‘Mini Khabib’ amongst everyone. Here’s a look at Fiziev’s performance against Bobby Green at UFC 265 live.

UFC 265 Live: Before Rafael Fiziev called out Mini Khabib- Hasbulla

The stellar lightweight division has several elite-level fighters that curb Bobby Green’s status to the mainstream audience. But that doesn’t hamper Green’s ability to roar through the division. He is a veteran fighter and has sheer striking skills. But Rafael Fiziev had a response to all the actions.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JULY 19: Rafael Fiziev of Kazakhstan prepares to fight Marc Diakiese of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 19, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

He didn’t hesitate to pull his best shots at UFC 265, which ultimately turned out to be beneficial before he called out Hasbulla ‘Mini Khabib’. Furthermore, he showcased his ability to go to the distance, and it was a massive boost to his surging career. Hence, UFC 265 was clearly his night.

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