MMA Twitter reacts to Dustin Poirier outlasting Max Holloway in a 5 round war

In an amazing five rounds of war, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway moved up in weight class to face top lightweight contender Dustin Poirier at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The fight was the main event at UFC 236.

Dustin Poirier beat Holloway via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to capture the interim lightweight title. Going into the fight Poirier was the heavy underdog, but he proved the bookies wrong in the 25-minute war.

This was Max Holloway’s first loss in nearly 2065 days. He was on a 13 fight winning streak. Poirier will probably challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov next.

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