Khamzat was ranked 11th (not even top 10er) against the NUMBER TWO!
I dont think that should kill the hype. That should do the opposite. Now it is clear that he’s contender material. May be a little rough around the edges sure, but what do you expect? This was the first time he played with the big boys and already he was facing the third best guy in the division, and stole a close victory.
Bruh this is an Anime moment, bruh. This the moment when the talented protagonist realizes he needs to level up his game if he wants to eventually beat the best.