QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Romero’s Controversial Win Over Kennedy

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Yesterday on the main card of UFC 178, after nearly being KO’d at the end of round 2, Yoel Romero’s corner bought him nearly 30 extra seconds on the stool between rounds. When the 3rd round started Romero went out and TKO’d Tim Kennedy.

Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions from UFC fighters on Twitter regarding the situation, which is being called ‘Stoolgate’.

Romero is the biggest 185lbs that I ever see

— Rafael dos Anjos (@RdosAnjosMMA) September 28, 2014

Kennedy is an excellent athlete but Romero is another level of freak. #UFC178

— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 28, 2014

Wow! Crazy end to that fight! Congrats to @YoelRomeroMMA @AmericanTopTeam

— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) September 28, 2014

Ok that was a great fight….but it has to be one of the best after fight speeches of all time. @YoelRomeroMMA @joerogan

— Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) September 28, 2014

Yoel Romero as: Bible Hulk

— Andre Fili (@TouchyFili) September 28, 2014

@YoelRomeroMMA you are a true Showeather period

— Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) September 28, 2014

@TimKennedyMMA got screwed. Fight should have been over after the 2nd.

— Dustin kimura (@DustinKimura) September 28, 2014

@YoelRomeroMMA is a bad bad boy! What a fight @TimKennedyMMA rematch, u gotta answer the bell

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) September 28, 2014

Didn’t answer bell.
That should have been the fight. Big John made a mistake.

— TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 28, 2014

Wow @timkennedymma should have had extra time to recover like
@yoelromero but want to watch a rematch http://t.co/nNgVTwUBeU

— Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) September 28, 2014

You should be ashamed of yourself Yoel #UFC178

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) September 28, 2014

What a cluster fuck that was … Exciting weird n kinda shady but wow

— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) September 28, 2014

Omg did that just happen? Craziest fucking come back by Romero. Wow!! @ufc #UFC178

— Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) September 28, 2014

This is absolute bullshit!!!! Big John fucked up. @TimKennedyMMA got robbed!!!!’

— Patrick Healy (@BamBamHealy) September 28, 2014

The stool delay tactic > the spilled bag of ice.

— Daniel Downes (@dannyboydownes) September 28, 2014

That’s why @TimKennedyMMA protects our freedoms. Wow this fight is crazy!!!

— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) September 28, 2014

Typical Cuban tricks right there!!!

— Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 28, 2014

As much as I hate to say it tom Kennedy should get a rematch. Guy was out on his feet and delayed the start of the third round.

— michael (@bisping) September 28, 2014

@YoelRomeroMMA next 185 lb champ, and every one in Dagestan love you @ufc

— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) September 28, 2014

NAC 467.728 If a combatant fails or refuses to resume competing when the bell sounds…the referee shall award a decision of TKO

— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 28, 2014

Yesterday on the main card of UFC 178, after nearly being KO’d at the end of round 2, Yoel Romero’s corner bought him nearly 30 extra seconds on the stool between rounds. When the 3rd round started Romero went out and TKO’d Tim Kennedy. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions from… Read more »

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