Twitter Reacts To Whittaker’s Gorgeous Knockout

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UFC Fight Night 101 (also known as UFC Melbourne) went down tonight (Saturday, November 26, 2016) from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The Fight Night card was headlined by a middleweight showcase between top ten 185-pounders Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson.

Whittaker and Brunson engaged in a one-round slugfest of epic proportions. ‘The Reaper’ was able to survive Brunson’s assaults near the fence despite eating some hard shots. To Brunson’s credit, he too was able to withstand some hard counters from Whittaker as he charged forward. But in the end a head kick and follow-up punches put Brunson down for good. The dramatic first-round victory ran Whittaker’s winning streak to six straight. He figures to face a top-five opponent his next time out.

In the co-main event, Andrew Holbrook snagged the upset victory over hometown prospect Jake Matthews by unanimous decision. Holbrook leaned on his offensive grappling throughout the fight. He landed a few takedowns of his own, but he did his best work from the bottom when taken down by Matthews. He threatened with multiple leg lock and kimura attempts while also doing some work with kicks on the feet.

See how Twitter reacted to these exciting bouts below:

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