Following Eddie Alvarez‘ first-round finish of Rafael dos Anjos in the UFC Fight Night 90 main event to capture the lightweight title on Thursday, fighters reacted via Twitter to the belt changing hands.
— Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) July 8, 2016
— Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) July 8, 2016
Congratulation to Alvarerez, his great job really surprised me. Every fighter has his own time,… https://t.co/wCcKJ0kdx5
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) July 8, 2016
Wow didn’t see that one coming!
— Erik Jon Koch (@NEWBREED04) July 8, 2016
MMA is a brutal sport I tell you. Them small gloves are game changers!
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) July 8, 2016
— Jessica Penne (@JessicaPenne) July 8, 2016
Now that’s the eddie fans know and love!!!! #ufcvegas
— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) July 8, 2016
. @Ealvarezfight Right hook around the guard of RDA ala Mayweather vs Cotto
— Zachary Makovsky (@ZachFunSize) July 8, 2016
— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) July 8, 2016
This is crazy Bisping and Eddy Alvarez are now World champion. That’s what hard work and persistence gets you. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) July 8, 2016