See how MMA Twitter reacted to the controversial disqualification of Iuri Lapicus.
The ONE Championship period on TNT will not be off to a superb begin after the controversial ending to the principle card opening bout between Eddie Alvarez and Iuri Lapicus.
Alvarez rapidly overwhelmed his opponent with strikes, with the struggle going to the bottom, the place Alvarez laid in some ground-and-pound.
The referee paused the motion, nevertheless, deeming a few Alvarez’s strikes had been focusing on the again of the top. Alvarez, nevertheless, argued that he was hitting on the ear.
Even the ONE commentary crew was in debate over if the again of the top was hit — and if it was brought on by Lapicus turning his head.
Alvarez was then disqualified, and the MMA group exploded with its takes.