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UFC Fight Night 106 in Tweets: Pros react to Kelvin Gastelum vs. Vitor Belfort, Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush, more

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In just three months, Kelvin Gastelum has quickly climbed up the UFC’s middleweight rankings.

The former welterweight fighter scored a first-round technical knockout over MMA veteran Vitor Belfort in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil. The victory over Belfort marked Gastelum’s second consecutive victory since moving up a 185-pound division.

See below how the pros reacted to Gastelum’s knockout win over Belfort, as well as the rest of the fights in the main card:

Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum

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#CleanKO

— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) March 12, 2017

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I got greedy and bet vitor because he was such a dog. Turns out odds makers are smarter than me. Who knew?

— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) March 12, 2017

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WOW @KelvinGastelum putting away another veteran of the sport. #UFCFortaleza #NotSurprised but Vitor is a legend #ufc

— Damien Brown (@beatdown155) March 12, 2017

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@KelvinGastelum out here finishing legends! Damn I love that kid, so proud! Keep this going #UFCFortaleza #ufc #UFCFN106 #mma

— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) March 12, 2017

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@KelvinGastelum hands looking great at middleweight.. congrats mate

— Arnold billy allen (@Arnoldbfa) March 12, 2017

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Why did Kelvin ever want to go to 170 anyways? #UFCFortaleza

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) March 12, 2017

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KG is a Beast #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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Gastelum has looked great at 85. I don’t see the need for him to kill himself to get to 70. #ufc

— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) March 12, 2017

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What a finish to the night! Gastelum with a nice TKO finish! #UFCFortaleza

— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) March 12, 2017

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Nice work @KelvinGastelum ! @UFC pic.twitter.com/yktDjYa8JE

— Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) March 12, 2017

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Holy cow! @KelvinGastelum always brings it! Very impressive!!! #UFCFortaleza

— Chas Skelly (@ChasSkelly) March 12, 2017

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Mauricio Rua def. Gian Villante

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These dudes throwin heaters!! #UFCFortaleza

— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) March 12, 2017

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So many brain cells killed during that round #UFCFortaleza

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) March 12, 2017

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I like this fight #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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Villantes corner sound like Angry New Yorkers #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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Da-lhe Shogun, Brasilllllll porra.

— Antonio Pezao Silva (@BigfootSilva) March 12, 2017

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Shogun is incredible.

— Dudu Dantas (@DuduDantasMMA) March 12, 2017

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Shogun just went full Pride Shogun on Gian(T) to end it!!! #UFCFortaleza

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

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Shogun is so badass legend #UFCFortaleza

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) March 12, 2017

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I was literally on the edge of my seat the entire fight. I knew someone was gettin slept. #UFCFN106 #UFCFortaleza #legend

— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) March 12, 2017

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I still love watching Shogun #UFCFortaleza That was a fun fight to see

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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Damn! What an impressive win by @ShogunRua ! He looked much sharper today than he has in a long time. Happy! #UFCFortaleza

— Nicolas Dalby (@DalbyMMA) March 12, 2017

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Edson Barboza def. Beneil Dariush

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That KO was clean. #UFCFortaleza

— Johnny Hollywood (@HollywoodCase) March 12, 2017

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Holy ……What just happened? @beneildariush was looking phenomenal but man just like that. Lights out! Wow @EdsonBarbozaJR #UFCFortaleza

— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) March 12, 2017

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Wow, that was impressive! @ufc more impressive is no one does that to Beniel

— Jordan Rinaldi (@JordanRinaldi) March 12, 2017

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Ho lee fuk…#UFCFortaleza

— Ben 10 Nguyen (@Ben10MMA) March 12, 2017

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Dariush thru the jab to shot more than once in that fight and Barboza read it that time. Very impressive.

— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) March 12, 2017

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Wooooooooooow!!!!!! #UFCFORTaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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Holy shit !!! @EdsonBarbozaJR @RABJJAcademy @MarkCoachmark13

— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) March 12, 2017

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Barbosa’d!!! #UFCFortaleza

— Sean O’Connell (@realOCsports) March 12, 2017

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Wow…That’s gotta hurt!!

— Alex Volkanovski (@alexvolkanovski) March 12, 2017

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Holy shit! Barboza with the highlight reel KO! #UFCFortaleza

— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) March 12, 2017

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Gat Dayum #UFCFortaleza

— Scott Holtzman (@HotSauceHoltzy) March 12, 2017

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Holy $&@! !!!!!!!!! @ufc #barboza

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) March 12, 2017

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And this is why I love Barboza damn that knee

— Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) March 12, 2017

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And Daruish is dead. #UFCFortaleza

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

That was a leaping knee of utter, destructive beauty. #UFCFortaleza

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

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Sloppy desperation takedowns get you in trouble every time.

— Will Brooks (@ILLxWillBrooks) March 12, 2017

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Sniper!!! #UFCFortaleza @canalCombate

— Cristiano Marcello (@CristianoBJJ) March 12, 2017

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Holy fuck, what a KO by @EdsonBarbozaJR !!! Almost had me jumping out of my chair in the commentating booth! #UFCFortaleza

— Nicolas Dalby (@DalbyMMA) March 12, 2017

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Holy sheeeeeeeeeeet @EdsonBarbozaJR #HomeTeam

— Katlyn Chookagian (@blondefighter) March 12, 2017

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Ray Borg def. Jussier Formiga

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The takedown defense and scrambles from both Formiga and Borg is beautiful to watch!

— Shane Burgos (@HurricaneShaneB) March 12, 2017

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Those 125ers are quick #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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Glad I’m not scoring that one. #UFCFortaleza

— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) March 12, 2017

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This one seems a lot more like something I would call a draw.

— Chris Wade (@CWadeMMA) March 12, 2017

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@tazmexufc you beat an old man.. Horrible call out no-one wants to watch you.. @ScogginsFlow picked you apart.. @Mickmaynard2 get me a fight

— Jarred Brooks (@The_monkeygod) March 12, 2017

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Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau ends in draw

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I want to fight @bethecorreia on July 29, if she’s not injured lets set it up!! @ufc @seanshelby

— Leslie Smith (@LeslieSmith_GF) March 12, 2017

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Let me tell you… If that’s how Correia dances in the club… She will definitely be dancing alone. Lol #UFCFortaleza #UFCFN106

— Corey Anderson UFC (@CoreyA_MMA) March 12, 2017

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Actually agree with the draw there. #ufcfortaleza

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

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Lmao point made … smh

— Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) March 12, 2017

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Great fight I have it a draw #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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What just happened? That was a draw huh?

— Chris Wade (@CWadeMMA) March 12, 2017

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Judges got that right.

— Nina Ansaroff (@NinaAnsaroff) March 12, 2017

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Draw

— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) March 12, 2017

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Ufc should banned those dances #UFCFortaleza

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) March 12, 2017

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That was a classic draw. Good judging there. Should be more of those in MMA. Or a sudden death round. #UFCFortaleza

— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) March 12, 2017

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Those two females put on a hell of a war #UFCFortaleza

— The Pit (@Pit_Master) March 12, 2017

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Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means

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Nice choke @ufc

— Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) March 12, 2017

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Cowboy figura

— Juliana Lima (@juthaimma) March 12, 2017

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Boa Alex oliveira! Bela vitoria!

— Luiz Besouro (@BesouroRFT) March 12, 2017

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HAHAHA! Tim was like, na, get up. You just shook your ass at me. #UFCFortaleza

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) March 12, 2017

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Olivera is a vary annoying guy #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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Garbage performance @MeansTim..

— JackMay (@JACKMAY_MMA) March 12, 2017

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