Twitter reacts to Raufeon Stots’ Bellator 289 split decision win, judge’s 50-45 Danny Sabatello scorecard

The main event of Bellator 289 was a close fight between Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello that went the full 25-minute distance.

With the interim bantamweight title and a spot in the grand prix final on the line, the fight came down to the judges’ scorecards, who were split in deciding a winner.

Judge Doug Crosby became the central point of social media reaction after his 50-45 score in favor of Sabatello was read. The other two judges, Bryan Miner and Eric Colon scored the fight 48-47 in favor of Stots.

Check out reactions to the fight and the scorecards below.

Main event time

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Tommy Toe Hold

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Luke Thomas

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CJ Tuttle

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Aljamain Sterling

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Sean Sheehan

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Early grappling exchanges

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Adam Martin

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Josh Thomson

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Curtis Calhoun

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Saidyokub Kakhramonov

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Aljamain Sterling

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Jed Meshew

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Ben Askren

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Josh Gross

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The official decision is read

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Angela Hill

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Belal Muhammad

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Adrian Yanez

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Al Iaquinta

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Aljamain Sterling

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Derek Brunson

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Matthew Wells

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The scorecards

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Damon Martin

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Tyson Chartier

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The bantamweight grand prix final

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Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie