The MMA group was not amused by the judges giving Gleison Tibau the win in a extremely controversial PFL 5 important occasion
Rory MacDonald left the PFL cage upset and livid. PFL commentator and former champion Sean O’Connell known as it an “indefensable choice.” And the MMA group went into an uproar.
These have been the speedy reactions to the judges giving Gleison Tibau a cut up choice win over MacDonald in a extremely controversial important occasion that’s being crucified as a theft — and maybe rightly so.
Following his first-round submission of Curtis Millender at PFL 2, MacDonald seemed to lock up the highest seed within the PFL welterweight playoffs. Tibau, in the meantime, was trying to bounce again from a loss to Joao Zeferino on the identical card.
Twitter offers extremely adverse response to Gleison Tibau being awarded a baffling choice win at PFL 5
MacDonald appeared to get the higher of Tibau with hanging within the first spherical, although Tibau obtained inside and landed some highly effective photographs. MacDonald, nonetheless, threatened with a choke on the finish of the primary and continued to grapple higher than Tibau within the second spherical.
Tibau tried his finest to land clear noteworthy strikes within the second half of the battle, nevertheless it appeared to not be sufficient — that’s, to everybody besides the 2 judges who gave the battle to Tibau.
On account of MacDonald’s loss, he now falls to the No. 2 seed and can meet defending PFL welterweight champ Ray Cooper III within the semifinals.
The No.1 seed now goes to Zeferino, who will face No. 4 seed and 2018 PFL welterweight champ Magomed Magomedkerimov within the semis.