Fighters React To Nunes’ Controversial Decision Win Against Shevchenko At UFC 215

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes successfully defended her title in the main event of UFC 215.

After fighting top contender Valentina Shevchenko for five hard-fought rounds, the judges gave Nunes a split decision win.

Nunes and Shevchenko fought in a back-and-forth battle for 25 minutes. Nunes appeared to be the better fighter in the first round, while Shevchenko picked up her aggression as the fight went on.

The middle rounds of the fight were razor close, while the final round was Nunes’ most dominant five minutes in the fight. Despite taking Shevchenko down in the fifth round, the entire fight took place on the feet with Shevchenko landing a higher number of total shots.

Many of the top fighters in the world were watching Saturday’s main event and were not shy about sharing their opinions. Below, you can see how fighters reacted on Twitter to Nunes’ split decision win against Shevchenko.