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

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

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

#CleanKO

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

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

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

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

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

— Damien Brown (@beatdown155) March 12, 2017

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

@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

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

@KelvinGastelum hands looking great at middleweight.. congrats mate

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

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

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

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

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

KG is a Beast #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

— Chas Skelly (@ChasSkelly) March 12, 2017

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

Mauricio Rua def. Gian Villante

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

These dudes throwin heaters!! #UFCFortaleza

— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) March 12, 2017

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

So many brain cells killed during that round #UFCFortaleza

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

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

I like this fight #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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

Villantes corner sound like Angry New Yorkers #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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

Da-lhe Shogun, Brasilllllll porra.

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

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

Shogun is incredible.

— Dudu Dantas (@DuduDantasMMA) March 12, 2017

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

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

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

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

Shogun is so badass legend #UFCFortaleza

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

Edson Barboza def. Beneil Dariush

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

HO
LEE
FUK

That KO was clean. #UFCFortaleza

— Johnny Hollywood (@HollywoodCase) March 12, 2017

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

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

— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) March 12, 2017

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

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

— Jordan Rinaldi (@JordanRinaldi) March 12, 2017

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

Ho lee fuk…#UFCFortaleza

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

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

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

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

Wooooooooooow!!!!!! #UFCFORTaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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

Holy shit !!! @EdsonBarbozaJR @RABJJAcademy @MarkCoachmark13

— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) March 12, 2017

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

Barbosa’d!!! #UFCFortaleza

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

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

Wow…That’s gotta hurt!!

— Alex Volkanovski (@alexvolkanovski) March 12, 2017

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

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

— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) March 12, 2017

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

Gat Dayum #UFCFortaleza

— Scott Holtzman (@HotSauceHoltzy) March 12, 2017

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

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

— Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban) March 12, 2017

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

And this is why I love Barboza damn that knee

— Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

Sloppy desperation takedowns get you in trouble every time.

— Will Brooks (@ILLxWillBrooks) March 12, 2017

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

Sniper!!! #UFCFortaleza @canalCombate

— Cristiano Marcello (@CristianoBJJ) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

Holy sheeeeeeeeeeet @EdsonBarbozaJR #HomeTeam

— Katlyn Chookagian (@blondefighter) March 12, 2017

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

Ray Borg def. Jussier Formiga

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

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

— Shane Burgos (@HurricaneShaneB) March 12, 2017

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

Those 125ers are quick #UFCFortaleza

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) March 12, 2017

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

Glad I’m not scoring that one. #UFCFortaleza

— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) March 12, 2017

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

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

— Chris Wade (@CWadeMMA) March 12, 2017

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

@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

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

Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau ends in draw

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

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

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

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

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

Actually agree with the draw there. #ufcfortaleza

— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) March 12, 2017

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

Lmao point made … smh

— Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) March 12, 2017

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

Great fight I have it a draw #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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

What just happened? That was a draw huh?

— Chris Wade (@CWadeMMA) March 12, 2017

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

Judges got that right.

— Nina Ansaroff (@NinaAnsaroff) March 12, 2017

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

Draw

— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) March 12, 2017

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

Ufc should banned those dances #UFCFortaleza

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

— The Pit (@Pit_Master) March 12, 2017

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

Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means

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

Nice choke @ufc

— Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) March 12, 2017

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

Cowboy figura

— Juliana Lima (@juthaimma) March 12, 2017

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

Boa Alex oliveira! Bela vitoria!

— Luiz Besouro (@BesouroRFT) March 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

Olivera is a vary annoying guy #UFCFortaleza

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) March 12, 2017

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

Garbage performance @MeansTim..

— JackMay (@JACKMAY_MMA) March 12, 2017

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

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