VIDEO: Imavov's knockout of Cannonier generates boos from the public and reaction from UFC fighters

Controversy surrounds the main fight of this Saturday's event, in Louisville; fighters are divided in opinions

VIDEO: Imavov's knockout of Cannonier generates boos from the public and reaction from fighters in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/ UFC_Japan

VIDEO: Imavov's knockout of Cannonier generates boos from the public and reaction from fighters in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/ UFC_Japan

Saturday night (8) at KFC Yum! Center was marked by a controversial knockout in the main fight of UFC Louisville. Nassourdine Imavov knocked out Jared Cannonier in the fourth round, but the interruption by referee Jason Herzog generated a strong reaction from the public and figures from the MMA.

The fight went at a strong pace, with Jared betting on wrestling and Nassourdine looking for a knockout. In the fourth round, Imavov connected with a precise right hook that knocked Cannonier down. The American staggered, but Herzog intervened, ending the fight.

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The referee's decision generated immediate boos from the local fans, who considered the interruption premature. On social media, the controversy intensified. Fighters like Herbert Burns and Ariane Lipski criticized the strike, while Chris Curtis He was one of the few who defended her.

Jared Cannonier, visibly frustrated, challenged the decision, claiming that he was still in a position to continue. Nassourdine Imavov, in turn, celebrated the victory, but acknowledged the controversy.

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