Twitter reacts to Bo Nickal’s MMA debut

The day college wrestling fans have been waiting for finally arrived on Friday night. Former Penn State wrestling great Bo Nickal made his professional MMA debut on Friday night, and if you blinked you may have missed it.

Nickal scored a KO in the first minute of his match at Jorge Masvidal’s iKON FC 3 against John Noland, who was also making his professional debut. It was a total mismatch from the start as Nickal put on display his superior athleticism and skill.

After a highly-anticipated debut with an incredible result for the former NCAA Division 1 wrestling champion, the Twitter world was buzzing over what this all means for the future of Nickal and the sport as a whole.

Here are some of the best reactions found on Twitter following Nickal’s MMA debut on Friday night.

That's what we do!

The rookie looks like a polished vet

Bo Nickal's old high school was checking in

This was hardly surprising

An easy first opponent?

Bo Nickal is going to be a problem in the MMA world

Bo Nickal the future of the sport?

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