QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout.

After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight.

Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance.

Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight

— ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings (@RowdyBec) September 6, 2014

Oh that dance……

— Stipe Miocic (@smiocic) September 6, 2014

W T F. That 205lb chin.

— Kevin Lee (@MoTownPhenom) September 6, 2014

Fucking dance moves!!! @RothwellFighter @ufc

— TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6, 2014

Congrats @RothwellFighter awesome victory.

— Antonio Pezao Silva (@BigfootSilva) September 6, 2014

Damn I got that wrong. Rothwell looked like he wasn’t bothered by anything that landed from the Reem

— Thomas E Watson (@TomKongWatson) September 6, 2014

Rothwell didn’t KO Overeem, I can’t believe everything I see on the internet. I must see with my own eyes #UFC

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunsonMMA) September 6, 2014

Awesome finish @rothwellfighter . I told people U were going to win. Always need to believe. http://t.co/mJ9Y9EZeMX

— Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) September 6, 2014

Was Rothwell doing the #AliShuffle and his post fight interview very much sounded like Ali’s interview after beating Foreman?!

— Siyar (@Bahadurzada) September 6, 2014

That @mattmitrione and @BenRothwellMMA parlay played very nice tonight!!! I guess we can safely say the reem is a bust?

— Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 6, 2014

Stay off the horse meat brah

— Cole Miller (@colemillerATT) September 6, 2014

Unfortunate turn of events! No damage.. And will be back in the gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high. Thanks fans for your support!

— Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) September 6, 2014

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight… Read more »

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