Islam Makhachev headlined the main event of UFC Vegas 31 against Thiago Moises, and as most of us expected Islam submitted Moises in the 4th round to earn an impressive victory at his first main event appearance.
Makhachev extended his win streak to 8, and a win against such a tough opponent clearly shows that this guy is on whole another level, everyone in the lightweight division has been avoiding Islam for way too long, but this guy is certainly making his presence know, after the fight, Paul Felder went on to interview him, Islam jokingly asked Felder why is everyone avoiding him, and then he went to call out Rafael Dos Anjos.
Everyone in the MMA community was impressed by Islam’s dominant performance and they expressed their views on Twitter, here are some of the most insane ones.
Most Insane Twitter reactions to Islam Makhachev submission victory at UFC Vegas 31
“The Golden Boy” Edmen Shahbazyan was blown away by Islam’s performance, and he Tweeted
“Platinum” Mike Perry was impressed by the grappling exchange between Moises and Islam, he posted this.
Belal Muhammad welcomed everyone to Islam’s era, he posted this.
Dan “The Hangman” Hooker teased Islam for his call-out, and he tweeted this,
Mike Bohn pointed out that his winning streak is only rivaled by the champion Charles Oliveira.
Ariel Helwani thinks Islam is a big problem for anyone in the division, he posted this.