In a smart showing, Alexander Volkanovski solidified himself as one of featherweight’s top contenders after besting Jose Aldo via unanimous decision at UFC 237, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight.
Most anticipated fight of the year for me. Let’s go Alex. #UFC237— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) May 12, 2019
This is about to be a great fight— Luis Antonio Pena (@violentbobross) May 12, 2019
Who the heck won that RD?!— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) May 12, 2019
Is it 1 aldo, 1 volkanoski right now going into the 3rd #ufc237 ?— Dennis Bermudez (@MenaceBermudez) May 12, 2019
Dam Volkanovski on point— Nick Newell (@NotoriousNewell) May 12, 2019
Aldo looking more like Cage Wall-do this round. *sees myself out* #UFC237— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) May 12, 2019
“There goes the consensus greatest featherweight in UFC history Joe,— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 12, 2019
you numpty” - me walking by the mirror in my Jon anik voice
These Brazilian judges are making up for lost time I think Alex won the fight but I gave the 1st to Aldo— Luis Antonio Pena (@violentbobross) May 12, 2019
.Hells yeah!!! So freaking proud of @alexvolkanovski winning the biggest fight of his career!!— Megan Anderson (@MeganA_mma) May 12, 2019
I remember fighting on the same card on the local Aussie scene back in 2014 and he just cemented himself as a thr next 145lb title contender.
So so so proud #UFC237 https://t.co/91SORquRdM