Armen Petrosyan and Gregory Rodrigues . Twitter Quiz Transcript

Twitter went crazy when the referees gave Armen Petrosyan victory over Gregory Rodrigues at UFC Vegas 49.

MMA Twitter had a lot to say about the controversial goal of UFC middleweight Armen Petrosyan’s win over Gregory Rodrigues at UFC Vegas 49.

Petrosyan and Rodrigues broke out into an all-out fight to start the main game at UFC Vegas 49. Both fighters are looking to cement themselves as potential dark horses in the tournament in 2022.

Both men had plenty of moments on their feet, with both boxers wobbling by heavy blows. But, Rodrigues nearly ended the game late with a series of submissive efforts that Petrosyan could barely utter.

It was an uphill battle to score and Twitter mostly scored the fight in Rodrigues’ favor with at least 29-28. But, the fight eventually came to a split decision in Petrosyan’s favor with a referee letting him fight 30-27.

Here’s what MMA Twitter had to say about the referee scorecards for Armen Petrosyan and Gregory Rodrigues

Come on UFC Vegas 49Petrosyan surprised many UFC fans after Kaloyan Kolev last year on Dana White’s Contender Series. He got the call from the UFC after knocking out Alexander Zemlyakov in 15 seconds at a Colosseum MMA event last July.

Losing to Hassan Yousef at AMC Fight Nights 102 was the only weak point in his stellar professional record.

Rodrigues earned a spot in the UFC after consecutive wins over Josh Fremd and Al Matavao in the LFA. Before that, he no longer had a contract with the UFC when he lost Jordan Williams on DWCS in 2020.

But Rodrigues will prove his worth to the UFC with consecutive wins in the octagon over Jun Yong Park and Dusko Todorovic.

Petrosyan has proven himself to be a legitimate prospect in the UFC and is likely to top the table in 2022.

UFC Vegas 49: Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green takes place on Saturday, February 26, 2022, live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided MMA, who is on-site, for all your news and highlights. Armen Petrosyan and Gregory Rodrigues . Twitter Quiz Transcript

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