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UFC 242 in Tweets: Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s second title defense, Paul Felder’s controversial win, more

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov is still undefeated and still champion.

The Dagestani successfully defended his UFC lightweight title at Saturday’s UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, submitting then interrm champ Dustin Poirier in the third round. It was a dominant performance by Nurmagomedov from start to finish. Nurmagomedov is now 28-0 in his professional career. Additionally, in the co-main event of the card, Paul Felder outpointed Edson Barboza in what many thought to be a controversial decision.

See how the pros reacted to Nurmagomedov’s impressive finish, Felder’s decision win, and more:


Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Dustin Poirier

Paul Felder def. Edson Barboza

Islam Makhachev def. Davi Ramos

Curtis Blaydes def. Shamil Abdurakhimov

Diego Ferreira def. Mairbek Taisumov

Joanne Calderwood def. Andrea Lee