After Darren Till's devastating loss to Derek Brunson this past weekend, many MMA fans seem to think that Till's days as a legitimate title contender are over. One man who has been through that before, Charles Oliveira has sent Till a message of support following a difficult loss — this and much more on Monday's social media roundup.
Charles Oliveira sends a message to Darren Till after his loss to Derek Brunson
This past weekend, Darren Till suffered his fourth loss in his last five fights where he was dominated and submitted by Derek Brunson.
This has caused lots of MMA fans to shut down Till's future as a UFC title contender.
One fighter who has had that happen to him a lot of times throughout his UFC career, Charles Oliveira has sent Till a much-needed message of support after what is probably Till's toughest loss to take in the UFC yet.
See what Oliveira had to say below.
It took Charles Oliveira 28 UFC fights to capture gold.— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) September 5, 2021
The lightweight champ told Darren Till to "keep [his] head up" following Till's loss at #UFCVegas36
(via @CharlesDoBronxs) pic.twitter.com/zqcWqcmuY3
Oliveira told Till to "keep (his) head up" and even offered to train with Till in the future.
Do you think Till can successfully bounce back from this loss?
Gilbert Burns confirms that Derek Brunson fought Darren Till whilst injured
One of Derek Brunson's teammates, Gilbert Burns has confirmed that Brunson did indeed go into his fight against Darren Till with a rib injury.
It’s true @DerekBrunson had i rib injury this last 3 weeks no heavy training! Even more respect for his performance ----— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) September 5, 2021
Terrance McKinney shows interest in a fight against Paddy Pimblett
After Paddy Pimblett's incredible UFC debut this past weekend, many fighters on the UFC roster will be coming out this week to call Pimblett out.
One fighter has already shown interest in a bout against Pimblett and that is Terrance McKinney who made his UFC debut this summer and won via knockout in just seven seconds.
Lights out -------- pic.twitter.com/l5TvcPKAhb— Terrance McKinney (@twrecks155) September 5, 2021
Michael Bisping gets drunk on TUF
Enjoy this throwback video of Michael Bisping being extremely drunk back in his days on TUF.
Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett celebrate their wins together
Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann are both Scousers and train at the same gym.
They both managed to pick up great wins this past weekend.
Check out this clip of them celebrating together after Pimblett's win.
"We took over the world tonight lad!"@PaddyTheBaddy embraces his teammate @MeatballMolly backstage after both fighters did the business in Las Vegas tonight! --— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) September 4, 2021
(via @CarolinePearce)#UFCVegas36 pic.twitter.com/KObSMoZX5a
Kelvin Gastelum believes that oblique kicks should be illegal in MMA
After Khalil Rountree Jr's nasty oblique kick finish over Modestas Bukauskas this past weekend, there has been a lot of talk from MMA fans and fighters around whether oblique kicks should be made illegal or not.
Kelvin Gastelum has had his say, check out what Gastelum had to say below.
Agreed,— #OnAmission4Gold (@KelvinGastelum) September 5, 2021
this strike should be illegal.
It is a career ender.
Who can we talk to about this? @ufc
This in now way is a knock on Rountree. His performance and execution was great to watch.
But this strike should be addressed. https://t.co/KnKI0BBPSr
Dana White roasts Floyd Mayweather
Check out this throwback video of Dana White roasting Floyd Mayweather.
Never forget Dana White roasting Floyd Mayweather---- pic.twitter.com/bi0INZJr7g— Left Hook Club (@lefthookclub) September 5, 2021
Paddy Pimblett's social media growth after his UFC debut
Paddy Pimblett's UFC debut received so much hype that he now has more social media followers than the man who won in the main event, Derek Brunson.
Paddy Pimblett now has more Instagram followers than last night's main event winner and UFC veteran Derek Brunson. Remember, Paddy just started this new account a few weeks ago. pic.twitter.com/pcCyyraPRb— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 5, 2021
Lee Murray documentary coming to UFC Fight Pass
The story of Lee Murray is one of the craziest stories not only from a UFC fighter but ever.
Check out the trailer for the Lee Murray documentary which will be dropping soon on UFC Fight Pass.
Jimmy Crute and Jamahal Hill to fight each other in December