The UFC world reacted with glee after the Ukrainian knocked out Shogun to bid farewell to the Brazilian
The Brazilian misplaced in his final profession battle at the age of 41
THE UFC 283, in Rio de Janeiro, which marks the return of the occasion to Brazil, marked the farewell of one in all the biggest MMA fighters in the historical past of the nation and the world: Maurício Shogun Rua.
Shogun was knocked out in the first spherical by the Ukrainian Ihor Potieria and, as he already introduced, stated goodbye to MMA.
“Guys, I’m sorry! I wished to finish my profession with a win for you. I attempted my finest however sadly I could not. I’m stopping right here right this moment people. I’m drained, I’ve been preventing for 21 years, I’ve been in the UFC for 16. Thank you, UFC, for every thing. Thank you my followers, you’ve gotten all the time been my largest gasShogun stated in the Octagon.
With a report of 27 wins, 14 losses and a draw, Shogun ends a storied profession that included the vanished Pride and UFC belts.
On social media, the preventing world reacted to the Brazilian’s defeat, particularly after the Ukrainian screamed and danced in the Octagon in celebration of the victory.
Check out the finest tweets with the translations beneath:
Okay, now I hate this man
— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) January 22, 2023
— Al Iaquinta🗽 (@ALIAQUINTA) January 22, 2023
You do not try this silly dance shit if you beat a legend like Shogun in his final battle you fucking moron
— Tanner Boser (@BulldozerBoser) January 22, 2023
Definitely not a fan of ihor’s disrespectful “celebration”…could have simply been a scorching second, however nonetheless Rua is a legend who deserves nothing however respect! #UFC283
— Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (@WonderboyMMA) January 22, 2023
“Okay, now I hate this man,” Belal Muhammad
“You do not try this silly dance shit if you beat a legend like Shogun in his final battle, son of a bitch,” Tanner Bosser.
“Definitely not a fan of the disrespectful ‘celebration’ of Ihor… it might have simply been spur of the second, however Rua continues to be a legend who deserves nothing however respect!”, Stephen Thompson.
See all UFC 283 outcomes:
Ihor Potieria defeated Maurício Rua by KO in R1
Brunno Ferreira defeated Gregory Rodrigues by KO in R1
Thiago Moisés defeated Melquizael Costa by way of submission in R2
Gabriel Bonfim defeated Mounir Lazzez by way of submission in R1
Jailton Almeida defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov by TKO in R2
Cody Stamann defeated Luan Lacerda by unanimous determination
Ismael Bonfim defeated Terrance McKinney by KO in R2
Nicolas Dalby defeated Warlley Alves by break up determination
Josiane Nunes defeated Zarah Fairn dos Santos by way of unanimous determination
Daniel Marcos defeated Saimon Oliveira by KO in R1