Best social media reactions to Bo Nickal’s UFC incredible debut

Former Penn State wrestler and national champion Bo Nickal made his UFC debut Tueday night as part of the Dana White Contender Series. The Contender Series serves as a proving ground of sorts for up-and-coming talent in the sport of MMA and Nickal proved he deserved to be there.

Heading into the event, Nickal was 1-0 as a professional but his lengthy combat sports career in wrestling had him ready for the bright lights in Las Vegas. After winning a national championship in Madison Square Garden, not much could faze the young MMA prodigy.

He made quick work of his opponent taking him down and submitting him n just 63 seconds and the entire sport of MMA took notice.

Ariel Helwani, MMA Fighting

Greg Pickel, Penn State On3


Brendan Fitzgerald, UFC Commentator

Henry Cejudo, UFC Multi-Division Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist

Nolan King, MMA Junkie


Marc Raimondi, ESPN

Luke Thomas, CBS and Showtime Sports

Maxx Crosby, Las Vegas Raiders Defensive End

Chamatkar Sandhu, BT Sport

Story originally appeared on Nittany Lions Wire