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UFC 251 in Tweets: Pros react Kamaru Usman’s win over Jorge Masvidal, Alexander Volkanovski’s decision over Max Holloway

UFC 251: Usman v Masvidal Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC 251 is officially in the books.

Entering the stacked card inside in Abu Dhabi, fight fans were gearing up to witness a trio of title fights inside the Flash Forum.

Kicking off the three title fights, Petr Yan and Jose Aldo went to war for the vacant bantamweight title on the line. While the two fighters kept pace for the first three rounds, Yan turned the corner late in the fight, culminating in a violent fifth-round TKO.

Not to be outdone, Alexander Volkanovski looked to make it 2-0 against former champion Max Holloway. After five rounds of closely contested fighting, Volkanovski emerged victorious.

In the night’s main event, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman put his title on the line against the UFC “BMF” champion Jorge Masvidal. With the bad blood palpable in the air, Usman blocked out the noise en route to a dominant decision win.

Below is how their fellow fighters reacted to to the eventual night on “Fight Island.”


Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal by decision


Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway


Petr Yan finishes Jose Aldo by TKO


Rose Namajunas defeats Jessica Andrade


Amanda Ribas submits Paige VanZant

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