Matt Mitrione spoiled the long-awaited Bellator debut of heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko on Saturday when he emerged victorious in the Bellator NYC co-main event.
After the fight between Mitrione (12-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) and Emelianenko (36-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) was scratched at the last minute earlier this year, the two finally came together at the pay-per-view event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, “Meathead” managed to shock the former longtime PRIDE champion by first-round knockout.
Check out the top Twitter reactions to Mitrione’s victory over Emelianenko at Bellator NYC.
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