UFC Fighters React to President Obama's Win in 2012 Election

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UFC Fighters React to President Obama's Win in 2012 Election
Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE
Pictured: Jacob Volkmann

CNN has made the call. Barack Obama is projected to defeat Mitt Romney in the 2012 United States Presidential Election, much to the equal delight and disdain of many Americans.

Along with the rest of the nation, many fighters in the UFC have been following tonight's polls, with several of them voicing their opinions about the resulting fallout. Fighters like Chris Leben, John Dodson and Phil Davis were happy about the results, as they noted on their respective Twitter feeds:

Other UFC personalities like Jacob Volkmann and Brandon Vera weren't too happy that Obama retained his seat in the White House:

And outside the Democrat vs. Republican debate, fighters like Erik Koch and Brian Stann lamented the entire event, positing that there's no reason to celebrate America's two-party election system:

Currently, there's been no word on the elections from UFC title contender Chael Sonnen, one of the company's most visible Republican faces. Sonnen ran as a candidate for the 37th district of the Oregon House of Representatives in 2010, prior to being charged for money laundering and mortgage fraud.

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