“Fight of the night” MMA fighters reacts to Justin Gaethje’s brutal victory vs Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286

MMA fighters from a variety of promotions were quick to react to Justin Gaethje’s incredible victory against Rafael Fiziev as the two-time title challenger got back on the winning track with the victory. 

The Highlight and Ataman faced off against one another in a fiercely competitive lightweight battle at UFC 286, which took place tonight at The O2 Arena in London. This fight served as the co-main event of the evening. Winning the bout by majority decision, Justin put an end to the winning streak of six fights that the Azerbaijani fighter had been on (29-28 x2, 28-28).

How did MMA fighters react to Justin Gaethje’s brutal victory vs Rafael Fiziev?

Prominent UFC fighters and a variety of other MMA personalities rushed to Twitter in the wake of the epic lightweight duel that served as the co-main event of UFC 286 to offer their thoughts and perspectives. Some of the tweets in response to this brutal bout are included below.

Former UFC heavyweight kingpin Francis Ngannou is totally impressed with the way Justin won the fight.

”What a War!! Congrats to both fighters but Geathje is a beast!” Francis tweeted.

Former UFC Lightweight Champion and a former top contender in the Welterweight division Rafael Souza dos Anjos could not help but appreciate Justin and Rafael as he tweeted, ”What a fight. Hight level striking by both guys.”

Lightweight fighter Michael Chandler seems to be satisfied with the way the fight went as he tweeted saying, ”Gaethje v Fiziev delivering thus far…just like we all knew it would!”

Lightweight division fighter Terrance Kitarius McKinney is absolutely impressed with the way Justin Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev fought as he tweeted, ”Fight of the night these savages need double bonuses for that.”

The current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jamahal Hill expressed his excitement in a tweet saying, ”Holy Violence!!! Let’s go live been waiting for this Co-main!!!!”

Flyweight division fighter Cody Durden mentioned in a tweet that he always had faith in Justin saying, ”Competitive fight! Congrats Justin Gaethje! They all counted you out! You’re a warrior! I never doubted you, bro!”

What are your thoughts on the co-main event that took place at UFC 286 between Justin Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev? Do not forget to share your opinion in the comment section.

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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