Askar Askarov put on a dominant performance against Joseph Benavidez at UFC 259. After three rounds of pressure, the Russian scored a masterful unanimous decision against ‘Joey B’ at the UFC Apex. On Twitter, professional fighters reacted to the performance.
Askarov is a way better fighter then he looks— Vinc Pichel (@FromHellPichel) March 7, 2021
Man askarov has it all— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) March 7, 2021
Benavidez looks like he had specific concerns about Askarov and like those concerns were confirmed in the first. Askarov is a problem.— The Thugjitsu Master (@thugjitsumaster) March 7, 2021
He hurt his arm with the last spinning back fist— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) March 7, 2021
Askar is gonna b champ— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) March 7, 2021