Conor McGregor’s shock defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 set Twitter on fire with the MMA community reacting with surprise, and often glee at the result.
— Rafael dos Anjos (@RdosAnjosMMA) March 6, 2016
— Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) March 6, 2016
That’s the first time I saw a gazelle eat a lion.
— Will Brooks (@illwillbrooks86) March 6, 2016
— Ovince Saint Preux (@003_OSP) March 6, 2016
On a side note two Bentleys will be up for sale tonight in Vegas — Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) March 6, 2016
I don’t know how anybody watches this sport and doesn’t think it looks the the most fun you could ever have. #UFC196
— Coach (@CMPunk) March 6, 2016
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— Jose Aldo Junior (@josealdojunior) March 6, 2016
It wasn’t only the MMA world who enjoyed the entertainment though, with a number of sporting stars weighing in on the bout…
Didn’t see that one coming…. — Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) March 6, 2016
— Hope Solo (@hopesolo) March 6, 2016
— Larry Fitzgerald (@LarryFitzgerald) March 6, 2016