UFC Vegas 8 in Tweets: Pros react to Aleksandar Rakic’s win over Anthony Smith

UFC Vegas 8 in Tweets: Pros react to Aleksandar Rakic’s win over Anthony Smith

Entering the main event of UFC Vegas 8, fans expected violence from a pair of light heavyweights looking to get back into the win column in Anthony Smith and Aleksandar Rakic. Rakic proved himself the clear winner, but his unanimous decision over Smith was far more a tactical masterpiece than a brawl.

Below is how fighters reacted to the entire night of action in Las Vegas.

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic

Guy won but the domination was without risking. So, good win, not like, wow what a win! My view #UFCVegas8

— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) August 30, 2020

If this was contender series dana wouldn’t give him a contract

— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) August 30, 2020

Welp that uneventful #UFCVegas8

— Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) August 30, 2020

Anthony Smith ‍♂️⛩

— Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) August 30, 2020

In all seriousness tho. Good fight Rakic

— Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) August 30, 2020

Smith looking like a middleweight tonight #ufcvegas8

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) August 30, 2020

Rakic showed out against a top competition. It’s really hard to finish the Lionheart but Rakic showed how well rounded his game is #UFCVegas8

— Megan Anderson (@MeganA_mma) August 30, 2020

Should wait to the bell to celebrate.

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) August 30, 2020

Son. What in the shit #UFCVegas8 pic.twitter.com/RfXlPk14Y7

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) August 30, 2020

Neil Magny defeats Robbie Lawler

Good win @NeilMagny See you soon

— Geoff (handzofsteel) Neal (@handzofsteelmma) August 30, 2020

Great work @NeilMagny

— Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) August 30, 2020

Robbie Lawler was born in the wrong era. He should have a shield and a mace in his hand. #UFCVegas8

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) August 30, 2020

Huge win for the big lil bro!

— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) August 30, 2020

Beautiful Perfomance by @NeilMagny #UFCVegas8

— Max Griffin (@MaxPainGriffin) August 30, 2020

Great performance by magny. #UFCVegas8 tough to watch lawler get beat up like that.

— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) August 30, 2020

Big win for Magney there looked good lawler hasn’t been able to pull the trigger last two fights

— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) August 30, 2020

Good work from Neil Magny. The guys a technician.

— Boston Salmon (@bostonboomboom) August 30, 2020

Alexa Grasso dominates Ji Yeon Kim

Congrats @AlexaGrasso #UFCVegas8

— Tatiana Suarez (@tatianaufc) August 30, 2020

Alexa looked awesome tonight

— Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) August 30, 2020

@AlexaGrasso looked awesome going up a weight. More fighters should. Looked healthy and powerful. Great performance!

— Amanda Bobby Brundage (@ABCnation115) August 30, 2020

Great sportsmanship and great performance @AlexaGrasso #UFCVegas8

— Charles Rosa (@CharlesRosaMMA) August 30, 2020

Ricardo Lamas outworks Bill Algeo

Heck of a fight by @RicardoLamasMMA and Bill Algeo. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there, but glad that the result was such a great fight by both and vintage performance by Ricardo.

— Ryan Hall (@ryanhall5050) August 30, 2020

I would’ve ran through lamas

— Brendan Loughnane (@Brendan264) August 30, 2020

What a fight congrats @RicardoLamasMMA

— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) August 30, 2020

Congrats Hicky! @RicardoLamasMMA

— Nina Ansaroff (@NinaAnsaroff) August 30, 2020

Great fight @RicardoLamasMMA

— Dan “50k” Ige (@Dynamitedan808) August 30, 2020

OMG #FOTH

— Katlyn Chookagian (@blondefighter) August 30, 2020

Great fight boyz!!! #UFCVegas8

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) August 30, 2020

This fight was wild! FOTN #UFCVegas8

— Julian marquez (@JMarquezMMA) August 30, 2020

Shit @ElSenorPerfecto looked great tonight. FOTN for sure #UFCVegas8

— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) August 30, 2020

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