The middleweight war between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero lived up to the hype as both men swung for the fences for 15-minutes. Despite both men scoring knockdowns in the first round and the power strikes being thrown, the fight went to a decision with Costa being named the victor via unanimous decision (29-28 x 3). The crowd and a portion of the UFC roster were not too pleased with the decision.
Here's how UFC fighters reacted to the back-and-forth battle between Romero and Costa.
Fucking Nice boys— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) August 18, 2019
What a effin fight!!! #UFC241!— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) August 18, 2019
That was amazing!! #SoldierofGod— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) August 18, 2019
Agreed https://t.co/MoswOh4mXB— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) August 18, 2019
I KNEW THEY WERE GONNA GIVE HIM THAT FIGHT (should’ve been a draw tho)— Rampage Jackson (@Rampage4real) August 18, 2019
Definitely a good fight, I don’t see how that was a unanimous decision Costa— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) August 18, 2019
Great fight !!!— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman) August 18, 2019
Draw— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) August 18, 2019
Both guys did awesome, what a fight! Fight of the night so far— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) August 18, 2019
What a fight!!!------------#UFC241— Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) August 18, 2019
Yoel won that fight!!— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) August 18, 2019
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