Colby Covington, Francis Ngannou React to Magomed Ankalaev’s Controversial Win Over Ion Cutelaba

Published 03/01/2020, 3:47 PM EST


In what turned out to be a controversial decision, Magomed Ankalaev defeated Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night 169 on Saturday.

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Referee Kevin McDonald overseeing the light heavyweight bout  in Virginia.

A headkick from Ankalaev seemed to have significantly damaged Cutelaba but he continued to fight. Cutelaba took a few more hits but managed to stay in the fight. Referee eventually  stopped the fight after a left hand from Ankalaev.

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Ankalaev won the fight via TKO in the first round. However, Cutelaba did not believe he was knocked out. He continued to argue with the referee after his decision.

Fans and fighters react to Magomed Ankalaev’s Controversial Win Over Ion Cutelaba

Many pro fighters took to Twitter following the bouts conclusion to dub Kevin McDonald’s stoppage as one of the “worst” in promotional history.

 

 

 

Fans Express their disappointment on the early stoppage

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