The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories
In this installment of The Pulse of MMA, we dive into the raw, unfiltered reactions of MMA fans after Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Brandon Moreno in their trilogy at UFC 270 to become a two-time UFC flyweight champion.
Deiveson Figueiredo def. Brandon Moreno via unanimous decision
Credit: Gary Vasquez, USA TODAY SPORTS
In what was an extremely competitive trilogy fight that could have gone either way, Deiveson Figueiredo earned his redemption with a unanimous decision nod from the judges. Before we go any further, let’s take a look at the judges’ scorecards to get a glimpse at which rounds were the deciding factors.
All three judges scored the first and third rounds for Figueiredo, and two of the three judges’ gave the fourth to him as well, with one judge giving him the fifth. You can check out the highlights from the trilogy fight right here if you missed the action, and you can also peep the fighters’ reactions to the bout right here.
But what about The Pulse of MMA? How did they react? Did they agree with the judges’ decision or were they just as irate as the partisan Anaheim audience? You can catch a quick snapshot of the overall reaction down below!
— Skip Bayless Burner (@LeSkipDripless) January 23, 2022
Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo were made for each other.
I could watch them fight every week.#UFC270
— Alex Behunin (@AlexBehunin) January 23, 2022
Not a robbery people just biased towards Moreno
— Blonde Brunson (@ArmericanG) January 23, 2022
A challenger can’t do dick else and win a title in 5 rounds
— 🇺🇸 🅿️🅰️!🇺🇸 (@the_CHOFF) January 23, 2022
The flyweight division just consists of Moreno and Figueiredo beating the shit out of each other and I’m completely okay with that. #UFC270
— Callum Altimas (@CallumAltimas) January 23, 2022
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