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UFN 79 in Tweets: Pros react to Ben Henderson vs. Jorge Masvidal and Akiyama's return to the octagon

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson (23-5) continues his successful welterweight run by defeating veteran Jorge Masvidal. During the main event of UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea, Henderson and Masvidal engaged in an evenly matched back-and-forth battle that ended in a split decision victory for the former champion. 'Smooth' is now 2-0 in the welterweight division.

Check out the Twitter timeline below, as the pros react to Henderson's win.

Yoshihiro Akiyama's return to the octagon.

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