See how Twitter reacted to JP Buys’ controversial technical submission win.
JP Buys acquired to be the ultimate fighter to stroll to the cage on this season of Dana White’s Contender Collection (DWCS), and whereas he ended up incomes a UFC contract, it didn’t come with out controversy by means of a foul referee’s name in his submission win over Jacob Silva.
Within the closing seconds of the primary spherical, Buys, after a superb show through the first, locked Silva in a good guillotine choke. Referee Marc Goddard ended up stepping in to wave off the battle, believing that Silva had gone unconscious within the maintain.
JP Buys’ DWCS win spoiled by unhealthy technical submission name over Jacob Silva
Silva, nevertheless, instantly protested upon the stoppage. He may be heard screaming “I wasn’t asleep!” and “I used to be respiration!” Goddard, nevertheless, stood by his name, repeatedly waving his arm and telling Silva “It’s over.”
Reactions across the MMA group various, with some defending Goddard’s actions as searching for the fighters’ security, others condemning him for arguably costing Silva an opportunity to get again within the battle, and extra others hoping Goddard didn’t spoil Buys’ UFC contract hopes.
Listed here are some Twitter reactions to the controversy:
Luckily for Buys, he nonetheless carried out properly sufficient to impress UFC President Dana White, incomes a UFC deal. He’ll be a part of his spouse, Cheyanne Buys, who earned her personal deal on DWCS earlier this season, within the UFC.
Buys had beforehand appeared on season considered one of DWCS, getting stopped by Joby Sanchez.