UFC Rochester Twitter Reactions: Praise Across the Board for Rafael dos Anjos

UFC Rochester Rafael dos Anjos
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee Credit: Jay Anderson/Cageside Press

Rafael Dos Anjos defeated Kevin Lee via submission in the fourth round of the UFC Rochester main event. Let’s check out the reactions from around the MMA world.

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee gave fans four-plus hard rounds of MMA in the main event of UFC Rochester. The victory snapped a two-fight losing streak for RDA, who fell to both current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and top contender Colby Covington in his most recent appearance. The Brazilian welcomed Kevin Lee to the welterweight division for this fight, as Lee was 1-2 in his last three fights at lightweight.

Islam Mackhachev and Kevin Lee were rumored to fight each other before Lee moved up. Makhachev went the trash-talking route towards his former potential adversary.

Of course, Bellator’s Dillon Danis had to make this about himself somehow.

Aljamain Sterling referred to dos Anjos as elite, then had to correct a fan who doubted him.

Al Iaquinta touched on the pre-fight proposal to have both main event fighters weigh in at 165-pounds for the welterweight contest.


Angela Hill brought her typical humor to the table with an Apex Legends joke.

Even the Notorious one had something to say, who was supposed to fight Dos Anjos in the past.