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Pros react to Gegard Mousasi’s controversial decision win over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 185

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Well, Gegard Mousasi’s Bellator debut didn’t go as many expected.

The former UFC middleweight contender took on Alexander Shlemenko in the main event of Bellator 185, which went down on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mousasi was tagged in the first round, causing his right eye to swell up. Despite basically fighting with one eye, Mousasi was able to dominate for the majority of the round. However, that wasn’t the story for the remaining two rounds. The former Bellator champ put on a very competitive fight in rounds two and three, causing many to believe that Shlemenko should’ve gotten the nod from the judges and not Mousasi.

Below is how the pros in the MMA world reacted to Mousasi’s controversial decision victory: