Following the UFC 173 pay-per-view event on Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, fighters took to Twitter to react to T.J. Dillashaw winning the bantamweight title in one-sided fashion.
#AndNew UFC bantamweight champion of the world @TJDillashaw! #UFC173 https://t.co/1rkw5DRHn6
— UFC (@ufc) May 25, 2014
What a fight!!!!!!!!!!! Barao vs Dillashaw
— Dana White (@danawhite) May 25, 2014
How AWESOME was that!!!!!!!!!
— Dana White (@danawhite) May 25, 2014
Oh what a day @ufc
— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 25, 2014
Sacramento-California-USA We have a world champion!! @TJDillashaw #newchamp reppin! Can we get some love!! @ufc @TeamAlphaMale #anglescamp
— Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) May 25, 2014
Yesssss !!!!!! @TJDillashaw is the champion of the fucking world. !!!!!! I love you
— Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) May 25, 2014
TEAM ALPHA MALE BABY!!!!!! @TJDillashaw just put on a clinic in that cage!! That was textbook!!!!
— chad mendes (@chadmendes) May 25, 2014
SO FUCKING SICK!!!! @TJDillashaw @TeamAlphaMale
— Danny Castillo (@lastcall155) May 25, 2014
Just seeing the results now my phone died. Big congrats @TJDillashaw on getting that belt.Can’t wait to see the fight heard it was Awesome!
— Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) May 25, 2014
Wow @tjdillashaw made me a fan tonight @UFC @Lunarpages @alienwaremma @fearthefighter @dynamicfastener http://t.co/y23c1v2VsZ
— Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) May 25, 2014
How can I not give it up to @TJDillashaw That was a bad a$$ performance. #Respect
— Gilbert Melendez (@GilbertMelendez) May 25, 2014
Holy shit! Eating my words about @TJDillashaw … Well done sir. Alpha male finally has a bride! Fucking amazing domination
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) May 25, 2014
Holy cow holy cow ” And New Champion of the World”!!!! Congrats to my boy @TJDillashaw. I’m so happy for him.
— Chris Holdsworth (@holdsworth135) May 25, 2014
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S @TJDillashaw @TeamAlphaMale @UrijahFaber @holdsworth135 @JoeJitsu @jbmma155 @chadmendes #alphamale #newchamp
— Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen) May 25, 2014
Amazing performance from TJ!!! but just to be fair I believe that Barao had an off night
— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) May 25, 2014
Woooooooooow! Best performance I’ve ever seen. I agree with Joe
— Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) May 25, 2014
Dominating performance by @TJ Dillashaw! Winning in all areas of the fight! @ufc #UFC173
— Mark Muñoz (@mark_munoz) May 25, 2014
Holy Fuck!!!! Wow!!!!!! Way to go @TJDillashaw I’ll never count you out again. Holy shit that was amazing. @ufc #UFC173
— Yves Edwards (@thugjitsumaster) May 25, 2014
Wow what a crazy upset win from TJ he had the best night of his life
— Michael Johnson (@FollowTheMenace) May 25, 2014
That was the performance of a lifetime. Dillishaw’s striking was on another level Gutted for barao. Such a great champion.
— TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) May 25, 2014
Holy fuck deserved that shit ! Looked amazing congrats to team alpha male and @TJDillashaw new champ ! #UFC173
— Sergio Pettis (@sergiopettis) May 25, 2014
Congrats to @TJDillashaw so awesome! #earnedthatshit
— Scott jorgensen (@Scottjorgensen) May 25, 2014
Angles, footwork, feints, level changes, threats of tkdwns, so unpredictable, new champ…..#UFC173
— Brian Stann (@BrianStann) May 25, 2014
Nothin short of an amazing performance by @TJDillashaw outstanding class act and effort!
— Jeremy Stephens (@LiLHeathenMMA) May 25, 2014
This looks like an episode of bully beatdown. Dilashaw is putting in work! #UFC173
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunsonMMA) May 25, 2014
Wow @TJDillashaw amazing fight! Congrats :)) #BELIEVE #SmileandBelieve
— Jessica Aguilar (@jagatt) May 25, 2014
Wow I didn’t expect Tj to beat barao, none the less dominate him, and in the striking department. Very impressive. Congrats Tj
— Brad Tavares (@BradTavares) May 25, 2014
I’ve always been a fan, @dc_mma @TJDillashaw congrats
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) May 25, 2014
And the new! Wow just wow! #UFC173
— Jerome-Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) May 25, 2014
Lol I will root for my friends bc I believe in them. They may not be the favorite but It’s ok to be the underdog . Congrats @TJDillashaw
— Nam Phan (@NamPhanMMA) May 25, 2014
One of the best cards I’ve ever seen. #UFC173
— Jared Rosholt (@JaredRosholt) May 25, 2014
Congrats @TJDillashaw great performance!
— Erik Jon Koch (@NEWBREED04) May 25, 2014
Performance of the year @TJDillashaw #UFC173
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) May 25, 2014
Wow TJ looked unbelievable #UFC173
— John Maguire (@MaguireTheOne) May 25, 2014
Damn! awesome fight. @TJDillashaw #UFC173
— Chris Cariaso (@chriscariasomma) May 25, 2014
All you gotta Do is Believe in Yourself.. @TJDillashaw @ufc Champion Motivated
— Dustin Ortiz (@DustinOrtizMMA) May 25, 2014
He did it! #ufc #champion #teamalphamale #tam pic.twitter.com/kPklsCIOWo
— Justin Buchholz (@jbmma155) May 25, 2014
I was too impressed to even tweet thru that whole main event dillashaw looked incredible from beginning to end tho
— John Moraga (@chicanojohn) May 25, 2014
Wow I wasn’t expecting this!!!
— Daniel Pineda (@DanielPitPineda) May 25, 2014
Phenomenal performance!! Congratulations T.J. Dillashaw @DUANEBANGCOM ! New UFC Bantamweight World Champion!! @ufc
— Kelvin Gastelum (@KelvinGastelum) May 25, 2014
What a glorious moment, hands down the greatest I’ve ever seen in ALL sports. Congrats champ @TJDillashaw
— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) May 25, 2014
Dillashaw was a perfect example of @DUANEBANGCOM striking. left hand immediate left headkick. What a performance @ufc
— Thomas E Watson (@TomKongWatson) May 25, 2014
What an amazing performance by @TJDillashaw @ufc #BaraoVsDillashaw
— Dylan Andrews (@dylanthevillian) May 25, 2014
Dwane Ludwig. That is all.
— Conor Heun (@ConorHeun) May 25, 2014
Saw this happening back on TUF live unbelievable performance @TJDillashaw hard work pays off brother #newchamp #killashaw @TeamAlphaMale
— Joe Proctor (@JoeProctor) May 25, 2014
I’m lovin the Cruz footwork
— Daniel Straus (@DanielStraus) May 25, 2014
Un-fucking-believable. Wow. TJ Dillashaw absolutely incredible. #UFC173
— Marcelino Evil (@KCBanditMMA) May 25, 2014
Great performance tonight @TJDillashaw hats off to you!
— Tyson Griffin (@TysonGriffin) May 25, 2014
.@TJDillashaw yes!! The only thing better than eating pizza… Being the world champ eating pizza.
— Andre Fili (@TouchyFili) May 25, 2014
Ugh…irritated that TJ is gonna win! @TheDomin8r needs to get his ass back ASAP!
— War Machine (@WarMachine170) May 25, 2014