UFC Fighters React to “Thug” Rose’s First Round KO Over Joanna Champion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) took to New York today for the highly anticipated UFC 217 event. The exciting night of fights featured three exciting title fight wars. Among them, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk faced off against tough contender Rose Namajunas.

Namajunas earned a rear-naked choke submission victory over Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson at UFC on FOX 24. While the fighter’s second round win over the competitor was an impressive display, the fighter was still coming into UFC 217 as an underdog for many fans. That in mind, Namajunas put on a dazzling performance in tonight’s title fight war.

Within the first round, Namajunas earned a TKO victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the strawweight title. Jedrzejczyk was on an undefeated 14 fight winning streak in her mixed martial arts career, before being finished by “Thug” Rose Namajunas. Now UFC competitors have decided to take to social media to share their thoughts on the exciting fight.

Check out what many fighter had to say in the Twitter posts below: