UFC 265 featured a stunning bantamweight bout between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz. This cracker of a fight got some amazing Twitter reactions from UFC stars.
A stunning face-off between two of the best strikers in the division. UFC 265 co-main had former featherweight champion Jose Aldo taking on Pedro Munhoz in a bantamweight contest. Aldo once again proved to the world that he still got it. The former champion won the bout via unanimous decision. One can say that Aldo sized up Munhoz today. He was completely dominating the fight with his striking and jabs. Apart from the main event headliner Derrick Lewis, Aldo received the most love from fans showing how much of an icon he is. Keep reading to see the Twitter reactions from the UFC fighters and stars.
Twitter reactions to UFC 265
The biggest surprise reaction was from Aldo’s former nemesis and the guy who throned him, Conor McGregor who gave props to the Brazilian. “Jose Aldo is a legend,” wrote McGregor on Twitter.
Former bantamweight champion Petr Yan had massive respect for Jose’s win as he wrote, “Congratulations to the legend.”
Another former champion Cody Garbrandt was really excited to watch this fight between two amazing Brazilians.
Middleweight fighter Derek Brunson admitted that Aldo was his favorite fighter to watch. “Jose Aldo is probably my favorite fighter to watch of all time. Prime Aldo was something different!!”
ESPN reporter Brett Okamoto also had some words of praise for the former champion.