The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories
In this installment of The Pulse of MMA, we look at the raw, unfiltered reactions from MMA fans to the most desired matchups heading into 2022!
Heading into the new year always brings limitless possibilities that feed the imagination. Who will be the divisional champions at the end of the year? Who will be some of the new faces and breakout stars that emerge? And of course, what are the biggest fights that await?
Well, we will have to wait until we learn the answers to the questions. In the meantime, one can dream.
Below, MMA Twitter responded to the UFC’s question of what is on their dream fight wish list of 2022. Check out some of the responses below.
Dustin Poirier vs Nate Diaz
Charles Oliveira vs Conor McGregor (Charles earned his red panty night payday, Justin can wait).
Volkanovski vs Holloway 3
Yair Rodriguez vs Brian Ortega
Arnold Allen vs Josh Emmett
Sodiq Yusuff vs Shane Burgos
— Dan (@BestFightPicks) December 25, 2021
Gane v N’Gannou
Jiri v Rakic
Max v Alex 3
Yan v Sterling 2
Askarov v Moreno 2
Oliveira v Islam
Usman v Edwards 2
Izzy vs Rob 2
Val v Santos
— Dusty Andrews (@Fight_Expert) December 25, 2021
Ion Cutelaba vs. Paul Craig
Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal
Jose Aldo vs. TJ Dillashaw
Michael Chandler vs. Conor McGregor
Belal Muhammad vs. Khamzat Chimaev
Tony Ferguson vs. Gregor Gillespie
Leon Edwards vs. Gilbert Burns
Kevin Holland vs. Sean Strickland (in APEX)
— AJ Schullo (@AJ_Schullo) December 25, 2021
Cyril Gane vs Francis Ngannou 2 in Paris
— JL Balti (@roibalti) December 25, 2021
Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier
Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler 2
Charles Oliveira vs Conor McGregor
Justin Gaethje vs Conor McGregor
Kumara Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev
Israel Adesanya vs Khamzat Chimaev
Juliana Peña vs Amanda Nunes 2
— Leonardo DiTraprio (@larryfisher_man) December 25, 2021
Colby vs Jorge (TUF)
Conor vs Chandler
Gaethje vs Charles
Jones vs Stipe
Francis vs Stipe 3
Jones vs Gane
Vicente Luque vs Khamzat
Khamzat vs Neil Magny /Belal Muhammad.
Julianna Pena vs Amanda Nunes 2
Kayla Harrisson vs Amanda Nunes (45er)
Rose vs Esparza.
— Afrikan|Chef_™ (@AfrikanChefZA) December 25, 2021
Mcgregor vs. Ferguson LW
Covington vs. Masvidal WW
Jones vs. Ngannou HW Title
Poirier vs. Chandler LW
GSP vs. Usman WW Title
Adesanya vs. Teixiera LHW Title
Oliveira (no matter Gaethje result) vs. Makachev (or Khabib should he unretire) LW
— Scott Sandulli (@scott_sandulli) December 29, 2021
What is on YOUR dream fight wish list for 2022?
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