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UFC 244 in Tweets: Pros react to doctor’s stoppage of Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The BMF title fight didn’t go as expected.

The highly anticipated welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz at Saturday’s UFC 244 in New York City ended via doctor’s stoppage. The ringside physician present at Madison Square Garden called the fight to an end at the conclusion of round three due to a cut sustained by Diaz.

The stoppage awarded a technical knockout win to Masvidal and he’s now the BMF champion. At the end of the fight both fighters expressed interest in doing a rematch in their respective post-fight interviews.

Below is how the pros reacted to the UFC 244 main event, as well as the rest of the action from the main card:

Jorge Masvidal def. Nate Diaz

Darren Till def. Kelvin Gastelum

Stephen Thompson def. Vicente Luque

Derrick Lewis def. Blagoy Ivanov

Kevin Lee def. Gregor Gillespie

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