UFC 171 turned out to be a great event all round for fans and an exciting night of mixed martial arts action.
Ovince St. Preux picked up one of the most impressive wins on the card with his first round finish over Ukrainian prospect, Nikita Krylov. Earlier on, Rick Story and Kevin Gastelum went to war putting on a back-and-forth fight in the prelims.
However, the card was topped off by an epic main event which saw Johny Hendricks top Robbie Lawler to become the new UFC welterweight champion. After such an action packed fight there was plenty of feedback on Twitter with the likes of Dominick Cruz, Daniel Cormier, Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley all giving their opinions of the fight. Checkout the tweets below and stay tuned to LowKick for more post-fight coverage of UFC 171.
Lawler showed up nice!! Awesome fight! #Ufc171
— Dominick Cruz (@TheDomin8r) March 16, 2014
Johny Hendricks is ur new @ufc champion!!!!!!! Go pokes!
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) March 16, 2014
Hendricks 1 and 5… Lawler 3 and 4… 2 was close. #ufc171 awesome fight either way.
— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) March 16, 2014
That was insane. 3-4 Robbie 5 Johny. 1 johny 2 flip coin
— TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) March 16, 2014
— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) March 16, 2014
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) March 16, 2014
— Josh Barnett (@JoshLBarnett) March 16, 2014
— Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) March 16, 2014
— Cesar Gracie (@CesarGracieBJJ) March 16, 2014
— Mike DOLCE (@TheDolceDiet) March 16, 2014
One hell of a main event! @ufc
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) March 16, 2014
Awesome @ufc WW title fight!
— Cung Le (@CungLe185) March 16, 2014
— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) March 16, 2014