Kevin Holland continued to fall on exhausting occasions Saturday with a no contest in opposition to Kyle Daukaus within the UFC Fight Night 193 co-main occasion.
Daukaus (10-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) vs. Holland (21-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC) was deemed a no contest after an unintentional conflict of heads within the first spherical disrupted the motion. Daukaus managed to choke Holland out, however after assessment from referee Dan Miragliotta of the replay, the middleweight bout was deemed a no contest on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Check under for the highest Twitter reactions to Daukaus vs. Holland at UFC Fight Night 193.
That is perhaps essentially the most brutal headbutt I’ve seen in MMA for the reason that early days.
— Oscar Willis (@oscarswillis) October 3, 2021
Holland was a zombie on the market. Went out, got here again to life to maintain fitin.
— Bryce Mitchell (@ThugnastyMMA) October 3, 2021
That’ll be a “no contest” come Monday. Then the rematch someday down the street.
— The Thugjitsu Master (@thugjitsumaster) October 3, 2021
Mad respect for Kevin Holland, who fought on after he gave the impression to be knocked out by a vicious conflict of heads. Kyle Daukaus was good to go all in for the end/submission. NSAC simply reviewed it, however the name stands. Wow.
— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) October 3, 2021
Herb Dean telling Dan Miragliotta that he has the authority to rule this bout a No Contest if he feels the headbutt result in a prolonged ending “sequence” that favored Kyle Daukaus.
— Steven Kelliher (@Steven_Kelliher) October 3, 2021
Crazy that the officers are consulting with a number of UFC senior executives about tips on how to rule on this combat.
This sport stays the dirtiest and weirdest.
— TheRealSnowden (@JESnowden) October 3, 2021
The proven fact that they’re nonetheless discussing this after they fought properly previous the top butt is ridiculous to be sincere. If they cease the combat proper after the top butt, that’s one factor however Holland fought on. Daukus saved combating and gained by submission, full cease.
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) October 3, 2021
Sucks for Holland. Last week there was a conflict of heads with Ortega volkanawski too that had a big effect on the fights momentum
— Sodiq Yusuff (@Super_Sodiq) October 3, 2021
Flo fighters combat bro, we’re educated, we get harm we combat. Unfortunately the blow that harm was a unintentional conflict of heads. Last week merab was knocked out however saved going. Difference is he bought hit with authorized shot. Kyle did what he was presupposed to do and gained however unlawful. https://t.co/2ywQQyxXOJ
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) October 3, 2021
Restarting the combat would have been enjoyable
— Brian BOOM Kelleher (@brianboom135) October 3, 2021