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UFC 228 is over and another fighter aiming to dethrone’Welterweight Kingpin’ Tyron Woodley, bites the dust.
UFC 228 Aftermath
Here are the reactions of some of the fighters.
— Kevin MTP Lee (@MoTownPhenom) September 9, 2018
— Justin Gaethje 🇺🇸 (@Justin_Gaethje) September 9, 2018
My dude @TWooodley is the man at 170! That being said @darrentill2 really earned my respect in that fight. He is one tough SOB! Congrats to the champ! And I’m sure we’ll see Till back sooner than later #ufc228
— Brad Tavares (@BradTavares) September 9, 2018
— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) September 9, 2018
— Raphael Assuncao (@RaphaAssuncao) September 9, 2018
Congrats to @TWooodley !! Huge win!!
— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman) September 9, 2018
Fuck yes @TWooodley 🙌🏼
— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) September 9, 2018
Great fight !! Great finish !! #ufc228
— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) September 9, 2018
— Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) September 9, 2018
Apparently Vitor wrote him off.
— Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) September 9, 2018
Former WWE champion CM Punk also had his say.
— Coach (@CMPunk) September 9, 2018
— Stephen Thompson (@WonderboyMMA) September 9, 2018
Sorry, but that’s a fight the fans would avoid for a while.
Self proclaimed Interim WW champion, Colby Covington shared the same view.
Oh shut the hell up you virgin! You're at the back of the line choirboy. https://t.co/JXeSRrCO44
— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) September 9, 2018
Nick Diaz gives articulate and concise view of the fight
Nick Diaz weighs in Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till. (Via his Instagram story). pic.twitter.com/uMIr21TCN7
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 9, 2018
Nick Diaz needs subtitles these days.
“I missed the whole fight …you know what I’m saying … I’ve never had an easy fight in my life. Fight that kid … I wouldn’t take one. It’s like … stop making bullshit fights with this guy!”
Snoop Dogg gets his fighters mixed up
Good friend of Nick Diaz, rapper Snoop Dogg got his fighters mixed up during his live commentary of the fight.
However, Colby knows Snoop Dogg well.
.@snoopdogg Hey Calvin! Why did you delete my comment?! I didn't know gangster rappers lived in safe spaces! Trading in that Gin & Juice for that California Soy! Get used to @realdonaldtrump being your President for another 6.5 years homie! #greatamericanwinningmachine #MAGA 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/nycI4IG1mn
— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) September 10, 2018
Darren Till meanwhile is keeping his head up but isn’t yet ready to forgive Snoop Dogg for mixing him up with Colby.
Platinum isn’t a fan of the People’s champ
And @ColbyCovMMA you the people’s bitch not the people’s champ. You can’t lay and pray on me pussy I’m too strong. I’ll prove it November 10th.
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) September 9, 2018
Karolina posts teary eyed message following brutal KO loss
— KarolinaKowalkiewicz (@KarolinaMMA) September 9, 2018
“Hi guys, I just want to say thank you for your support and I’m sorry. I’m okay, it wasn’t my day, it was Jessica’s day, so big congratulations for Jessica and give me some time and I’ll be back stronger, I promise.”
Moving onto UFC 229
Conor McGregor posts a highlight clip of his training ahead of the biggest fight in UFC history.
Conor does look slick in the clips, and is concentrating heavily on the clinch and kicking game.
Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov is still not a fan of modern rap.
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Каждая тварь ответит за свои слова, просто мне не до вас, а если кому-то не нравятся мои призывы, можете на них не отвечать, я никого не заставляю, но говорить мне типо я не имею права на своё мнение – это смешно, какие то черти не будут говорить мне, что делать, а что нет, для этого у меня есть другие люди, с кем я советуюсь и кого прислушиваюсь. Вы можете проводить свои грёбаные концерты хоть каждый день, но мой принцип и то что я думаю,я всегда буду говорить. Отдельно хочу обратиться к Мужчинам Дагестана: многое упущено и многое не вернуть, но за будущее нашей Республики в ответе МЫ и только МЫ, а не всякие петушары, которые мол чего то хотят.
“Each creature will answer for its words, it’s just that I do not care for you, but if someone does not like my calls, you can not answer them, I do not force anyone, but I do not have the right to say to Tipo my opinion – it’s funny what then the devils will not tell me what to do and what not, for this I have other people with whom I consult and whom I listen to. You can spend your fucking concerts at least every day, but my principle and what I think I will always say. Separately, I want to turn to the men of Dagestan: much has been missed and there is not much to return, but for the future of our Republic in the answer WE and only WE, and not all petushars who say they want something.”
However, Khabib is putting in the rounds with former 2-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez.
Good to see Cain back in training.
Matt Riddle has a message for Dana White
Remember Matt Riddle? The guy who pinned Jon Jones in high school wrestling and was shown the door out of the UFC after testing for Marijuana?
Well, Matt Riddle has made it big in pro wrestling now and has a message for Dana White.
Hey Dana remember that time you fired me and talked all that shit on me to the world and called me a loser? I just wanted to say thank you for everything dummy 😂😂😂 #bro #kingofbros #splx #stallion #wwe #nxt #ufc #danawhite pic.twitter.com/y5yH6POwKw
— matthew riddle (@SuperKingofBros) September 8, 2018
American Top Team has a new star
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September 10, 2018
The list of champions and stars are growing for this elite gym.
17 Years on
UFC fighters and personnel pay their respects.
— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) September 11, 2018
— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) September 11, 2018
9-11. What a day to be in NYC. We honor those who have served and continue to do so. Saina Maase.🙏🏼 @ 9/11 Ground Zero https://t.co/F9ASuqNsz6
— Frank Camacho (@crankeffect) September 11, 2018
— Corey Anderson UFC (@CoreyA_MMA) September 11, 2018
One of my most cherished memories is touring our Pentagon and seeing the 9/11 Memorial inside. Never ever forget all of those who lost their lives that day. In loving memory of the victims, in loving honor of the hero’s. pic.twitter.com/A0pMbXtCil
— Paige VanZant (@paigevanzant) September 11, 2018
Remember those who sacrificed everything on 9/11. One of the worst days in American history, but some of the bravest acts I’ve ever seen. Thank you to my fellow firefighters and first responders who stop at nothing to keep us safe. You are true heroes. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/F0BGydDLYF
— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocic) September 11, 2018
— Robert Whittaker (@robwhittakermma) September 11, 2018
Never Forget! 🇺🇸 https://t.co/0U738QoA7O
— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) September 11, 2018
Thats a wrap for now.
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