ONE on TNT I: Twitter reacts to Demetrious Johnson’s KO loss, Eddie Alvarez’s DQ loss

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ONE Championship made its debut on TNT on Wednesday with ONE on TNT I, and the match produced a pair of swish outcomes.

First, Eddie Alvarez (30-8) became as soon as disqualified for illegal punches to the attend of the head of Iuri Lupicas (15-1) real 62 seconds into their bout, then minutes later, outdated UFC champ and all time gargantuan Demetrious Johnson (30-4-1) became as soon as done for the principle time in his occupation when he became as soon as knocked out in Round 2 by Adriano Moraes (19-3) of their considerable match title bout at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The MMA world became as soon as left reeling after the veil, and an outpour of reactions lit up social media. For more, evaluate under for the head Twitter reactions to ONE on TNT I.

Aljamain Sterling

Wait, wait, wait, WAIT! He’s clearly acting here! I would know! Where’s his “clown” emoji’s at you cowards??? Show veil your self! 😂 #WhatAboutMe? Guys I’m clearly kinda sorta kidding#ONEonTNT #ONEChampionship

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 8, 2021

Derek Brunson

Buddy ain’t getting up . They’d perhaps well well as nicely function the next combat ! 😂

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 8, 2021

Matheus Aquino

LOL the fellow turned his head and faked being KO’d because he heard other folks weep attend of the head.

— Matheus Aquino (@MatheusDCAquino) April 8, 2021

Ariel Helwani

My be aware. Alvarez gets a red card. He’s DQ’d. Fight is over. Man.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 8, 2021

Aaron Bronsteter

That Alvarez DQ became as soon as broken-down.

Lapicus looked like he became as soon as performed.

— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) April 8, 2021

Bi Nguyen

A red card with out a warning is unprecedented. #ONEonTNT

— Bi Nguyen “killer bee” (@killerbeemma) April 8, 2021

Derek Brunson

I don’t know about that DQ, those punches didn’t appreciate grand on them. The opponent became as soon as having fun with the machine and turned away as Eddie became as soon as punching . Ought to you flip as somebody is punching and you earn an illegal blow , that blow ought to mild then be a true strike!

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 8, 2021

Dustin Poirier

Appreciate @Ealvarezfight

“You identify me in a cage and I am making an try to continue to exist in here”

— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) April 8, 2021

Aljamain Sterling

Except there’s blood, most followers don’t care 🤷🏾‍♂️ The grand actuality of our sport that we cherish. BUT that shot became as soon as NOT a knee!

I gotta obtain his Twitter to gape if he known as me an actor too. That would nicely be some karma IF he attacked me

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 8, 2021

👀 Look what you caused man. .@PetrYanUFC #ONEonTNT1

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 8, 2021

Ant Evans

Joe Silva became as soon as steady about Eddie Alvarez.

— Ant Evans (@AntEvansMMA) April 8, 2021

EA went on a twitter rant about Joe a one year or so within the past – load of dorks be like “Yah, Eddie! You may want to perhaps well very nicely be so exquisite and Joe so baddie”.

Nonetheless I’d seize Joe Silva over 100,000 of this MAGA-hatted hype job.

— Ant Evans (@AntEvansMMA) April 8, 2021

Junior Dos Santos

That’s sure he’s hitting the attend of the head. Are you able to accept as true with you getting elbowed there.

What’s occurring here my GOD

Implement the foundations!

— Junior Dos Santos 🅾️➕ (@junior_cigano) April 8, 2021


Inferior knees from DJ

— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) April 8, 2021

Adam Martin

Johnson became as soon as having issues with his grappling protection within the old couple of fights in ONE. He obtained them but he confirmed some holes and steady now Moraes appears to be like to be stronger from prime space. #ONEonTNT1

— Adam Martin (@MMAdamMartin) April 8, 2021

Belal Muhammad


— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) April 8, 2021

Derek Brunson

What did I real seek for 😱

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 8, 2021

Jared Gordon


— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) April 8, 2021

Matheus Aquino

MIKINHO! WHAT A GREAT PERFORMANCE. Knees on the bottom = handiest ruleset, but DJ became as soon as performed sooner than that already.

— Matheus Aquino (@MatheusDCAquino) April 8, 2021

Daniel Rubenstein


— Daniel Rubenstein (@dannyrube) April 8, 2021

Chael Sonnen

The @ONEChampionship actually advertised the WRONG delivery time. Ya can’t invent a dumber mistake.

— Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) April 8, 2021

Derek Brunson

Knees to a grounded opponent allowed in ONE 😱. That looked uncommon, that’s like boxing permitting floor and pound 🥶

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 8, 2021

Aljamain Sterling

This is the rationale knees to downed opponents are vicious and ILLEGAL in MMA within the UFC! If this became as soon as the US that knee is now not allowed and Mighty Mouse can earn up in a more safe and protective manner.

I hope Mighty Mouse is okay, but here is why I disagree with those principles. #ONEonTNT1

— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 8, 2021

Luis Pena

Knees to grounded opponent ought to mild be steady in each space

— Luis Antonio Pena (@violentbobross) April 8, 2021

Patricky Freire

Congratulations to @adrianomkmoraes for the gargantuan place shut tonight! Sizable efficiency against an all time gargantuan. We want knees to the head on the bottom as section of the Unified Guidelines. I’d love if they’d allow soccer kicks too.

— Patricky Freire (@PatrickyPitbull) April 8, 2021

Michael Chiesa

Does Cejudo jog to ONE now?

— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) April 8, 2021

Patricio Freire

MMA keeps showing us there are gargantuan warring parties in each space. It be now not about under what banner you are combating, it is about what skillset and talents that it is possible you’ll want.

— Patricio Pitbull (@PatricioPitbull) April 8, 2021

ONE Championship

there could be one thing deeply comical a pair of yoked shirtless man sobbing that one among the instances he punched a man tonight became as soon as perchance an inch off

— Wild Troys Always Shine (@pdlmma) April 8, 2021

Petr Yan

Congrats to Adriano Moraes! Good knee. And ravishing to gape DJ recovered immediate

— Petr “No Mercy” Yan (@PetrYanUFC) April 8, 2021

Demetrious Johnson

all ravishing each person attend within the hotel. seek for the combat. shitty day within the space of job. congratz to @adrianomkmoraes we are in a position to be attend.

— Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouse) April 8, 2021

Alex Davis

Adriano believed in himself since the principle moment this combat became as soon as matched! Never an ounce.of doubt in that coronary heart! So proud! Congrats Adriano, you fearful the world , and proved what you were saying all alongside! @adrianomkmoraes

— Alex Davis (@Alexdavismma) April 8, 2021

Aaron Bronsteter


— Nobphavanh Manivanh (@nobz_ufc) April 8, 2021

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