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UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

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UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

A contentious evening in New York ended with the crowning of a new UFC champion, as Dutch striker Germaine de Randamie edged Holly Holm to capture a unanimous decision and claim the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title in the main event of UFC 208. The event was not without controversy though, as a number of questionable calls were made throughout the night by the officials working the cage in Brooklyn. Check out reaction the action below.

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

GERMAINE DE RANDAMIE DEF. HOLLY HOLM

Germaine De Randamie makes history, becoming the first ever UFC women’s featherweight champion! #ufc208

— Tatiana Suarez (@TSPMMA115) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

That’s nuts, that fight needs to be contested and that ref reviewed.

— Leslie Smith (@LeslieSmith_GF) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

These judges should be fired. Garbage

— Sam Alvey (@smilensam) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Holly

— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

#DutchStyle Congrats @IronLadyMMA !! @ufc

— Emmanuel Sanchez (@ElMatador145) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I don’t believe it’s the fighters responsibility to listen for the bell. There is a lot going on in there. It’s easy to miss it. #UFC208

— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

It’s the refs job to protect the fighters. Just like when someone gets knocked out the ref is supposed to jump in to prevent more. #ufc208

— Zebrinha MMA (@EricSpicely) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Soooo it should have been a Draw across the board with a point deduction #UFC208

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

who the fook is this guy !! ( GDR vs Holm REF ) #ufc208

— patrick cote (@patrick_cote) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

How did they not take a point. She received a warning the 1st time. I hate cheaters. @HollyHolm is the classiest fight around. #UFC208

— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Am I being biased or does anyone else think the ref did a lousy job of enforcing the rules and that Holly got robbed?

— Leslie Smith (@LeslieSmith_GF) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

3-2 Holm….. without the deduction. IMO

— Nina Ansaroff (@NinaAnsaroff) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I can’t wait to see Cyborg take that belt. #ufc

— Tatiana Suarez (@TSPMMA115) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Would YOU want to win if you were facing Cyborg?? …..I didn’t think so!

— #OnAmission4Gold (@KelvinGastelum) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Congratulations @IronLadyMMA Proficiaat! #UFCCHAMP

— Tarec Saffiedine (@tarecfighter) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I don’t know about that call. I thought @HollyHolm won that fight #ufc208

— John Dodson III (@JohnDodsonMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Oh shit… As I retract my statement… Congrats @IronLadyMMA for the belt and @HollyHolm for the great fight. @ufc

— Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

What the actual Fuck!!! #UFCBKLYN

— sheldon westcott (@sheldonwestcott) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Iron Lady for the win #ufc208

— Zebrinha MMA (@EricSpicely) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I got @HollyHolm winning that fight.

— Kyle Noke (@KyleNoke) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I disagree with GDRs statement. Holly definitely came to fight. #respect #ufc208

— Tatiana Suarez (@TSPMMA115) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

This is why it’s important to have good cornermen slick your hair back on time! @saeksonmuaythai @boltwrestling @ufc #beafriend pic.twitter.com/0nqHhxxDk8

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Wins the title… ducks the cyborg

— Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Ahahahahaha the champion now needs surgery? What is this

— Tom Lawlor (@FilthyTomLawlor) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Sounds like @IronLadyMMA might need some time off. @MeganA_mma you ready to unify the @InvictaFights belts?!

— #UFC208 (@criscyborg) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

ANDERSON SILVA DEF. DEREK BRUNSON

How was that a win for AS ?? WTF

— Big Ben Rothwell (@RothwellFighter) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Andersons son’s song is undefeated in the UFC #ufc208

— Zebrinha MMA (@EricSpicely) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I know I am biased for @DerekBrunson but 30-27?! That is terrible

— Jordan Rinaldi (@JordanRinaldi) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

The judges did it again. I thought Brunson did a great job and won that fight. Anderson liked good, he just got out worked.

— Dan Henderson (@danhendo) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

If @Bronson controlled the middle more, he easily wins that fight. Close fight tho. #ufc208 #UFCBrooklyn

— Dennis Bermudez (@MenaceBermudez) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

That sucks for a very talented @DerekBrunson and for a struggling @ChasSkelly bank account! Terrible decision….terrible

— Chas Skelly (@ChasSkelly) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

…Out came the sun
and dried up all the rain
and the itsy bitsy spider
climbed up the spout again. Long live the #GOAT ! #UFC208

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

There is no question that @DerekBrunson won that fight. #UFC208

— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Love Anderson Silva ❤

— Tatiana Suarez (@TSPMMA115) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

ANDERSON SILVAAAAAAAAAAAAA #ufc208

— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Long live The Spider. #goat

— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Happy for Anderson ! #UFC208

— Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

What?

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Creativity is a gift, how you use it is your choice. @SpiderAnderson uses it beautifully through martial arts! @ufc

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) February 12, 2017

With that said about Anderson. I love him but he clearly lost. @ufc

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

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— Will Brooks (@ILLxWillBrooks) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

My dude Brunson got robbed!!!

— Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Fan boy moment. Just got a chance to watch @SpiderAnderson fight live…..in #brooklyn @ufc 208 pic.twitter.com/07ByNchSKJ

— Neil Magny (@NeilMagny) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I feel horrible for Brunson #ufc208

— patrick cote (@patrick_cote) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Wow unreal I put my heart & soul out there on 3 weeks notice only to get it taken from me.I just outclassed the… https://t.co/TxiZ78mj4A

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

RONALDO SOUZA DEF. TIM BOETSCH

Jacare is the man

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Needless to say, flawless technique by the best sub artist in middleweight division @JacareMMA #UFC208

— Dominick Cruz (@DominickCruz) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Souza with a beautiful Kimora

— Tatiana Suarez (@TSPMMA115) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Uh oh. When @JacareMMA gets on top of you, it’s trouble #ufc208 https://t.co/FOy5CQZvRs

— Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Give @JacareMMA a tittle shot already

— Kyle Noke (@KyleNoke) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Tim left his arm out and Jacare was on it like his namesake. #ufc208

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

IMPLACÁVEL #SpiderNoCombate #SpiderNoCombate

— Erick Silva (@ErickSilvaMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

BOA!!! @JacareMMA #JiuJitsuSavesLives #FaixaPreta @ufc

— Emmanuel Sanchez (@ElMatador145) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

KIMURA!!!!!!! @ufc

— Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Never get lazy with your kicks, Folks! Especially when facing a gator! #ufc208

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

For the love of god please give @JacareMMA a title shot. #ufc208

— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

GLOVER TEIXEIRA DEF. JARED CANNONIER

Hell yes!! Congratulations on the W @gloverteixeira #UFC208

— Court McGee (@Court_McGee) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

A little takedown defence and the fight was his https://t.co/Qm8d1EPClf

— Kyle Noke (@KyleNoke) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

See Cain, you mention a shoulder injury AFTER your fight… 🙁 #ufc208

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Glovers game plan. Some people call it smart some people call it boring what do you guys call it. I call it smart name of the game is win.

— Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

My brother @gloverteixeira shows that #hardworkpaysoffs #ufc #ufcbrooklyn #ufc208 #mma… https://t.co/4jJvq2kycQ

— Keith Berish (@KeithBerish) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

DUSTIN POIRIER DEF. JIM MILLER

Hats off!! These two are FIGHTING!! #UFCenVivo #UFC208

— #OnAmission4Gold (@KelvinGastelum) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

What a fight! #UFC208 https://t.co/V4dJ9Auh63

— Marcin Tybura (@MarcinTybura) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

That’s a lot of head shots absorbed by Miller. #ufc208 #toomany

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Badass fight right there. #ufc208

— Scott Holtzman (@HotSauceHoltzy) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

One of the most exciting fighters and most well rounded in the world. Congrats @DustinPoirier #ufc208

— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

How can you not love @JimMiller_155? #UFC208

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

I have @DustinPoirier winning this fight. @ufc

— Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Congratulations @DustinPoirier

— Kyoji Horiguchi (@kyoji1012) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Congratulations @DustinPoirier great job brother #ufc208 #SpiderNoCombate

— Thiago Marreta (@TMarretaMMA) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Great fight! Congrats @DustinPoirier & Team @mikebrownmma @DyahAliDavis #Kami

— Jessica Jag Aguilar (@jagatt) February 12, 2017

UFC 208 in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson

Solid performance by @DustinPoirier ! FOTN? Probably so #UFC208

— scott askham (@scottaskham1) February 12, 2017

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