Pros react after Rafael dos Anjos stops Bryan Barberena at UFC Orlando

Pros react after Rafael dos Anjos stops Bryan Barberena at UFC Orlando

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Tonight’s UFC Orlando event was co-headlined by a welterweight contest featuring Rafael dos Anjos taking on Bryan Barberena.

Dos Anjos (32-14 MMA) was returning to 17srclbs following a 2-1 stint at lightweight. The former 155lbs champion was coming off a knockout loss to Rafael Fiziev in his most previous Octagon appearance.

Meanwhile, Bryan Barberena (18-9 MMA) had entered tonight’s contest sporting a three-fight winning streak, his most recent being a TKO victory over former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler.

Tonight’s UFC Orlando co-main event resulted in a second-round submission victory for ‘RDA’. The former UFC lightweight champion forced ‘Bam Bam’ to tapout with a rear-naked choke.

Official UFC Result: Rafael dos Anjos def. Bryan Barberena via submission in Round 2

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Dos Anjos vs. Barberena’ below:

Let’s go RDA!!! 👊🏼

— bjpenndotcom (@bjpenndotcom) December 4, 2src22


— Terrance ‘T Wrecks’ McKinney (@twrecks155) December 4, 2src22

Post-fight reactions to Rafael dos Anjos defeating Bryan Barberena at UFC Orlando:

What a performance from RDA! 🔥

— bjpenndotcom (@bjpenndotcom) December 4, 2src22

Congratulation @RdosAnjosMMA

— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelazizsrcsrc) December 4, 2src22

Some more records set tonight by RDA:

4th all-time in control time (behind GSP, Maia, Guida)

7th all-time in top position time

9th all-time takedowns

Top-5 in total fights and total wins

— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) December 4, 2src22

That’s right RDA 🫡

— Jalin Turner (@JalinTurner) December 4, 2src22

Now RDA know Conor ain’t fighting him 😂😂😂 #UFCOrlando

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) December 4, 2src22

Who would you like to see Rafael dos Anjos fight next following his submission victory over Bryan Barberena at tonight’s UFC Orlando event? Share your thoughts in the comment section PENN Nation!

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