Pros react after Arnold Allen defeats Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Vegas 23

Arnold Allen, UFC Vegas 23
Arnold Allen UFC Vegas 23

Today’s UFC Vegas 23 was co-headlined by a featherweight fight between surging division contenders Arnold Allen and Sodiq Yusuff.

Allen (17-1 MMA) had enter the featured contest on a nine-fight winning streak, his latest being a unanimous decision win over the now retired Nik Lentz. The English fighter had gone 7-0 inside of the UFC since making his promotional debut in June of 2015.

Meanwhile, Sodiq Yusuff (11-2 MMA) was most previously seen in action at January’s UFC 246 event, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Andre Fili. That win marked Yusuff’s sixth in a row and fourth straight in the UFC.

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 23 co-headliner proved to be a thrilling back and forth affair, but it was the English product in Arnold Allen who clearly got the better of the fifteen-minute contest. After three rounds of entertaining action, Allen was awarded a unanimous decision victory.

Official UFC Vegas 23 Result: Arnold Allen def. Sodiq Yusuff by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to Allen defeating Yusuff below:

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