Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The Pulse of MMA: Fans React To A String Of Big Fight Announcements

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories

Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community about the biggest stories around the sport.

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori Expected To Headline Oct. 23 UFC Event

Paulo Costa Marvin Vettori (1)
(via Zuffa LLC)

There was a quartet of big fight announcements within the past 24 hours, including this middleweight main event set for October 23! Here is how fans reacted to the news of this muscle-bound showdown!

Cody Garbrandt Set To Make His Flyweight Debut On Dec. 11 Against…

Cody Garbrandt UFC 207
Cody Garbrandt, Credit: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

Cody “No Love” Garbrandt will be debuting at flyweight against Kai Kara-France on December 11. Here’s how the pulse of MMA reacted to Garbradnt’s move down and his selected opponent:

Islam Makhachev vs. Rafael dos Anjos Booked For UFC 267 On Oct. 30

Rafael dos Anjos, Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev asked for it, and on October 30, he will get it when he faces Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 267! Here’s how fans reacted to this major lightweight scrap coming together!

Holloway vs. Rodríguez Rebooking Targeted For Nov. 13 Main Event

Max Holloway vs Yair Rodriguez

And last but not least on the string of fight announcements is the rebooking of Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodríguez. Originally scheduled for July 17, this fight is now being targeted for November 13 instead. Here’s how the fans reacted to the news:

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