“WHAT A FIGHT”- Michael Bisping, Ali Abdelaziz and more react to Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena welterweight fight of the night at UFC on ESPN 33

Barberena is now 17-8 in his overall MMA career whereas Brown is 23-19.

Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena
Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena

Even though Ohio didn’t get the favoured results, UFC welterweights Matt Brown and Bryan Barberena got cemented together in UFC history forever for their all-time classic showdown at UFC on ESPN 33 main card. Both were swinging wild punches but Barberena had the edge with counter punching whereas Brown tried to score his way to the distance by getting huge takedowns.

Bryan Barberena vs Matt Brown
Bryan Barberena vs Matt Brown

In the end, Barberena, who’s now 17-8 in his overall MMA career, took the razor-close split decision in victory. It’s rather surprising to see how Brown stands true to his nickname i.e. The Immortal for he is a 41-year old man who still manages to put one memorable performance for the combat sports fans all around the world. Barberena has now successfully won 3 of his last 4 fights.

Bryan Barberena and Matt Brown delivered to the fans as advertised

Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena UFC Columbus
Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena

Watch out for these tweets below from Brett Okamoto, Ali Abdelaziz, Derek Brunson, Michael Bisping and many more as they react to the bizarre back and forth between Barberena and Brown as the fighters are heading to secure their Fight of the Night honours.

Also, there are reactions to the crowd booing Barberena for winning the fight as Brown is Ohio’s homeboy. It was rather commendable from the judges to not get moved by crowd reactions and score the fight with as much objectivity as possible.

What did you make of this bloody battle between Barberena and Brown? Where do you put this fight amongst the all-time greatest in the welterweight division? Also, what do you think is next in the respective careers of both Brown and Barberena? Where do you put Brown amongst the all-time favourite fighters in UFC history?

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