Cejudo bizarrely called out Shevchenko on social media in August, telling her she would be next to “bend the knee to Triple C” on account of her being labelled the ‘most dominant’ champion in UFC by some observers, and offered to face off against the Kyrgyz-Peruvian fighter to determine the first ever ‘intergender champion’.
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— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) August 13, 2019
However, when the two met in Abu Dhabi at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC lightweight title unification match against Dustin Poirier, they didn’t seem very angry at one another.
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