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The Internet spent much of today making fun of the new UFC belt design.
The Thanos comparisons came early
Max Holloway wanted rings
The red stones is cool but what about Rings https://t.co/DRRkhAIMjf— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) January 18, 2019
This is what he is talking about:
I think the new belt looks fine, but these were still funny
It was endless
Even Conor McGregor couldn’t make the new belt design seem cool
Al Iaquinta roasted him too
Now I just miss my old Indiglo watch
The UFC did have one response to a critical fan that was so good, he just conceded defeat and deleted his tweet.
Literally, you'll never have to worry about wearing it.— UFC (@ufc) January 18, 2019
Adam Nelson does some pretty cool fighter artwork, including this piece for Israel Adesanya
Forrest Griffin says that when you are as ugly as he is, it can’t get worse, it just stays the same.
There only one bottom and when your there it’s easy to maintain https://t.co/8E0zcOWPfd— Forrest Griffin (@ForrestGriffin) January 18, 2019
Holly Holm is getting paid, good for her.
Nate Diaz def. Khabib Nurmagomedov by TKO via upkick?
Will 2019 be Aaron Pico’s breakout year in Bellator?
Slips, Rips, and Retainer KO Clips
Finish by broken retainer
“Jonny Tsunami” is a quality MMA nickname
Tombstone is also a great nickname
This was an insane fight- will Gregor Gillespie vs. another giant in Yancy Medeiros be as wild?
That cross counter over the jab...
Amanda Serrano is the champ-champ-champ-champ-champ-champ-champ.
Unbelievable! Rivas looked like a plodder most of the night, Jennings was breezing to victory until Rivas brought some fire in the last round for the stoppage! pic.twitter.com/FBfT5yIc0r— Beadybea (@Beadybea) January 19, 2019
Battle of attrition
It takes a minute but Enho is able to get the win pic.twitter.com/WWrIgQa9M9— MEGATON (Shemetov To RIZIN) (@BasedDongeezus) January 18, 2019
good morning— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) January 18, 2019
headbutts in sumo :) pic.twitter.com/9O271OScIT
Podcasts and Video
Breaking down Cejudo’s inside trip