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UFC 229 in Tweets: Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

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Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 229 before a wild post-fight brawl broke out.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A historic night for mixed martial arts ended with a chaotic scene in Las Vegas.

In one of the biggest fights in the sport’s history, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor via fourth-round rear-naked choke to defend his lightweight title. However, Nurmagomedov’s victory was quickly overshadowed when pandemonium erupted inside the Octagon with a post-fight brawl between the two fighters and members of their respective teams. Because of the spontaneous nature of the scene, a separate article will soon be posted with reactions from the MMA world to the post-fight brawl. For now, reactions to Nurmagomedov’s victory and UFC 229’s main card can be seen below.


KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV DEF. CONOR MCGREGOR


TONY FERGUSON DEF. ANTHONY PETTIS


OVINCE SAINT PREUX DEF. DOMINICK REYES


DERRICK LEWIS DEF. ALEXANDER VOLKOV


MICHELLE WATERSON DEF. FELICE HERRIG


Poll

Whose UFC 229 performance stood out the most to you?

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  • 41%
    Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor
    (784 votes)
  • 41%
    Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis
    (786 votes)
  • 5%
    Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux
    (99 votes)
  • 11%
    Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov
    (209 votes)
  • 1%
    Michelle Waterson def. Felice Herrig
    (20 votes)
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