When the news broke that the originally scheduled main event between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione was off of Saturday night’s Bellator 172 event in San Jose, California, the MMA social media world was buzzing.
Below are some of the reactions from MMA personalities such as Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz and others regarding the news of the cancellation of Fedor vs. Mitrione just hours before Bellator 172 went on the air.
— Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) February 18, 2017
— Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) February 19, 2017
— Patricio Freire (@PatricioPitbull) February 18, 2017
— Daniel Straus (@DanielStraus) February 18, 2017
— Louis Smolka (@LASTSAMURAIUFC) February 19, 2017
#Bellator172 still got some potential for fire with Josh Thompson vs Pitbull
— David Rickels (@TheCaveman316) February 19, 2017
Damn the Fedor fight for canceled I literally want to cry!
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) February 19, 2017
I can't believe Mitrione backed out day of!! He better have gotten really sick after talking about Fedor was just another day at the office.
— Tyson Griffin (@TysonGriffin) February 19, 2017
— Justin Wren MMA (@TheBigPygmy) February 19, 2017