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UFC 243 in Tweets: Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s stoppage win over Robert Whittaker, Dan Hooker’s dominant decision win

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya is the new UFC middleweight champion.

The undefeated fighter stopped then champ Robert Whittaker in the second round of their main event at Saturday’s UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. With this result, Adesanya put an end to a successful, two-year campaign to the top of the 185-pound division. “The Last Stylebender’s” performance topped a night full of action that had teammate Dan Hooker victorious among many other fighters on the card.

Below is how the pros reacted to the action at UFC 243:

Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta

Sergey Spivak def. Tai Tuivasa

Dhiego Lima def. Luke Jumeau

Yorgan De Castro def. Justin Tafa

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