Pros react to Weidman's KO of Silva on Twitter

 

The MMA twitterverse basically exploded the second long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva was knocked unconscious by top contender Chris Weidman. The reactions of pro mma fighters across Twitter were actually pretty awesome:

@jonnybones: this sucks

@mattserraUFC: Words can't describe how I'm feeling right now!!! Beyond happy proud & excited for the new champ @ChrisWeidmanUFC !!!!

@vitorBelfort: @ChrisWeidmanUFC Congratulations, you are the new champion. Next challenger is me! Lets do it

@bisping: Hey @ChrisWeidmanUFC so your the champ. Defend it, fight me!

@showtimepettis: wow........

@chadmendes: U MUST respect every opponent!! There is no room in this sport for showboatin. Lesson learned

@officialswick: Never been at such a loss for words after a fight. Too many thoughts to even express. Just wow I guess. #UFC162

@danhendo: Big olé congrats for Weidman, way to show how to put cockiness to sleep. Always supporting the wrestlers! USA baby!!

@hectorLombard: Silva deserves to loss so cocky and disrespectful

@kennyflorian: Even Anderson Silva can't ALWAYS get away with keeping his hands down. Picked Weidman to win but Silva still the best to ever fight in @ufc

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SgtJustinTeplitz site profile image  

7/9/13 4:46 AM by SgtJustinTeplitz

Ttt

DiazsBongWater site profile image  

7/9/13 2:56 AM by DiazsBongWater

Don't know how far in the hole you are, but VTFU anyway

Stannis Baratheon site profile image  

7/8/13 7:20 AM by Stannis Baratheon

Not sure if serious..

Stannis Baratheon site profile image  

7/8/13 7:18 AM by Stannis Baratheon

This

Phisher site profile image  

7/8/13 6:53 AM by Phisher

How? He was obligated to fight Sonnen and Silva was obligated to fight Weidman.

Dongbar site profile image  

7/8/13 6:45 AM by Dongbar

WTF?Lol! Yes I did read the full, original article on mmafighting.com.I posted that previous link "here let me google that for you" because you are too lazy and apparently too stupid to do it yourself.Now you can go eat a bag of dicks, you weirdo.

Rumbler site profile image  

7/7/13 11:04 PM by Rumbler

So you didn't "actually clicked through the link." You know who tells little lies like yours? Fucking kids to their father! Am I your daddy? I must be... It's liberal scum like you that Stokes the flames of racism. You yell fire where there is none. Thank you. You and your actions are proof of the liberal condition...

Pessimist_Pete site profile image  

7/7/13 2:57 PM by Pessimist_Pete

If jones wanted the super-fight he could have made it happen this year. Explain yourself fuckface.

Stan Dan Wang site profile image  

7/7/13 2:52 PM by Stan Dan Wang

lol @ Pissbing.

Skeezy420 site profile image  

7/7/13 2:49 PM by Skeezy420

Silva fought at 169 lbs in Pride. Why does a small MW have to have trouble making 170 but can easily make 205 in everyone's eyes? I get he's the GOAT but so silly some of these posters.