MMA stars have been reacting to one of the biggest upsets in combat sports history after Fedor lost to Fabricio Werdum.
Check below for a selection of them, mainly taken from fighter’s twitter accounts in the aftermath of the moment many thought we might never see.
Fabricio Werdum: “I won this fight but Fedor is still the best.”
Alistair Overeem: “I didn’t expect it.”
Shane Carwin: “This is what MMA is all about. Expect the unexpected.”
King Mo: “The internet just blew up. Lol. I told Yall werdum would win!”
Jon Fitch: “I think the mma hard core fans all just sh*t there pants”
Roy Nelson: “Just saw history, this is why u should watch all MMA fights no matter what organization it is to support us.”
Ben Saunders: “Wow… I wonder where that ranks Werdum in the rankings now. Just goes to show how anything can happen on any given night in this sport. :)”
Miguel Torres: “Everyone is human. Fedor is still the man, but now he feels the cold chill of his humanity. If it bleeds… we can kill it.”
Kenny Florian: “Fedor is still greatest heavyweight of all time but sport is so new & changing so fast as I mentioned b4. So easy to get left behind in MMA.”
Shogun Rua: “Congratulations to my friend Fabricio Werdum for his awesome win tonight! Great job!”
Dana White: : D
Evgeni Kogan (M-1 Global): “And all the pressure is suddenly gone. For good.”
Fedor Emelianenko: “The one who doesn’t fall, doesn’t stand up.”
(Check back for further reactions later)