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Pros and Cons: UFC 261 immediate Twitter analysis

This is UFC 261 in a few tweets.

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UFC 261 is in the books, with three title fights and a packed arena full of (maskless) fans. I doubt this decision will be good for people’s healths, but for better or worse, it surely was good for creating that pre-pandemic atmosphere, and good for the UFC’s checkbooks.

As for the actual fights, the entire main card was very entertaining and filled with insane finishes, but it also included a pretty rare but also weird and gruesome shin break. One title changed hands in spectacular fashion, while the other two champions proved their dominance in the division with equally impressive stoppage finishes.

Here’s a quick twitter thread with a brief recap and analysis of the event, that’s fitting for people’s social media era attention spans:

And that’s about it. For more social media musings, follow me on twitter over at @antontabuena, and of course you should do that for Bloody Elbow’s official twitter account as well.