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UFC Fight Island 2 in tweets: Pros react to Deiveson Figueiredo flyweight title win, Jack Hermansson’s heel hook

UFC Fight Night: Figueredo v Benavidez 2 Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The UFC’s third card on Yas Island is officially a wrap.

With the men’s 125-pound division still without a champion, fans were hoping to finally see a belt wrapped around a flyweight fighter by the end of the night as Deiveson Figueiredo‏‏‎ and Joseph Benavidez made the walk to the octagon.

Right out of the gate, Figueiredo‏‏‎ blitzed Benavidez with a barrage of strikes before finally ending it with a bloody rear-naked choke.

Below is how fighters reacted to the entire night of action on Yas Island.

Deiveson Figueiredo‏‏‎ ‎submits‏‏‎‏‏‎ ‎Joseph Benavidez

Jack Hermansson ‏‏‎ submits ‏‏‎ ‎Kelvin Gastelum‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ with heel hook

Rafael Fiziev‏‏‎ defeats Marc Diakiese‏‏‎

Ariane Lipski‏‏‎ ‎ submits ‏‏‎ ‎Luana Carolina with kneebar

Askar Askarov‏‏‎ edges Alexandre Pantoja‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎by decision

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