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UFC 245 in Tweets: Pros react to Kamaru Usman’s TKO over Colby Covington, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Entering Saturday night’s main card at UFC 245 in Las Veghas, fight expected nothing but fireworks as bore witness three championship bouts on top of a pair of highly anticipated matchups to determine the fate of their division.

Kicking off the three title fights, reigning UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes dominated contender Germaine de Randamie retain her 135-pound crown. Not one to be outdone, Alexander Volkanvoski dethroned longtime featherweight champion Max Holloway with a thrilling devision in the night’s co-main event.

To put violent bow on the entire card, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman shattered Colby Covington’s jaw, culminating in a skulling rattling fifth-round TKO.

Below is how the pros reacted to the three title fights and the rest of the wild action from UFC 245.

Kamaru Usman finishes Colby Covington in Round 5

Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway by decision

Amanda Nunes def. Germaine de Randamie by decision

Marlon Moraes def. Jose Aldo by split decision

Petr Yan knocks out Urijah Faber

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