The MMA world seems to be at a division with the decision of the Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski lightweight title fight. According to the judges, Islam Makhachev outpointed Alexander Volkanovski to a unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46) victory.
Twitter Reacts to Islam/Volk Lightweight Title Scorecards
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Alexander Volkanovski, who suffered just his second defeat in his professional career, took to Twitter and expressed his opinion about the decision.
Just watched the fight, I definitely think I won 2,3 and 5. Surprised I didn’t get my hand raised! Let’s do the rematch, anywhere, anytime! 👊
— Alex Volkanovski (@alexvolkanovski) February 12, 2023
The lightweight champ put out a similar comment, making a joke of Volkanovski’s tweet.
Just watched the tape, and have to be fair, out of 25 minutes Volk got last 1 minute!
— Makhachev Islam (@MAKHACHEVMMA) February 12, 2023
MMA icon and now free agent, Nate Diaz, took to social media and gave his nod to the featherweight champion.
Yeah right Islam got his asss whooped
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 12, 2023
Long time UFC commentator and MMA personality, Joe Rogan, expressed his opinion in favor towards Volkanovski.
— SOUND (@itsavibe) February 12, 2023
Number 4 ranked featherwerght Arnold Allen also gave his nod to the featherweight king.
Volkanovski won that fight
— Arnold billy allen (@Arnoldbfa) February 12, 2023
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