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Twitter Reacts to Anthony Johnson’s Surprise UFC Retirement

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Anthony Johnson had a tough loss at UFC 210, being submitted by Daniel Cormier in the main event. While the result of the fight was tremendous, Johnson also shocked everyone when he announced his retirement during his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan.

The announcement came out of nowhere and, because it’s the place for instant reaction, Twitter started blowing up with tweets.

He’s retiring???? #ufc210

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) April 9, 2017

I feel like I’m getting punked! Rumble nooooo #UFC210

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 9, 2017


— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) April 9, 2017

NY just. Got. Weirder. #UFC210

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) April 9, 2017

This is the most emotional fights I have ever sat through. wow

— Chris Wade (@CWadeMMA) April 9, 2017

Best retirement speech ever

— Sam Alvey (@smilensam) April 9, 2017

I’m legit sad right now. @Anthony_Rumble is one of my favorite fights ever… #UFC210

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) April 9, 2017


— Takeya Mizugaki (@takeya_miz) April 9, 2017

Rumble is going to walk the earth and get into adventures. #UFC210

— Tommy Toe Hold (@TommyToeHold) April 9, 2017

I’m suddenly sad… @ufc

— Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) April 9, 2017

Wow. Anthony Rumble Johnson retires from UFC to take another job? WTF is happening in my sport? #ufc210

— Sean O’Connell (@realOCsports) April 9, 2017

Wow, two retirements tonight. Didn’t see that coming. Congrats on a great career @Anthony_Rumble Johnson

— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) April 9, 2017


— KailinCurran (@KailinCurran) April 9, 2017

Best of luck in your future career @Anthony_Rumble The LHW will miss your bombs

— Alexander Gustafsson (@AlexTheMauler) April 9, 2017

Well tonight was a weird night #UFC210

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 9, 2017

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Source:: mmaweekly