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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney fires back at Dana White's snarky tweet

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Esther Lin

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The dust had barely settled after Eddie Alvarez's thrilling victory over Michael Chandler on Saturday night before UFC president Dana White took to Twitter to taunt Bellator.

"I'm hearing Djork oops Bjork got served a big fat plate of karma tonight. Congrats Eddie!" White tweeted.

Asked after the post-fight press conference about the about the Twitter jab, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney seemed a little perplexed.

"You know what, I've kind of picked my spots where I thought it was necessary to respond," said Rebney. "Some of his valuation comments were ridiculous given that his partner [FOX] paid us tens of millions of dollar for our rights in Latin America and some of the other things."

The bottom line for Rebney is that regardless of his the legal tug-of-war between he, Alvarez, and the UFC panned out, he's OK with where it all led Saturday night.

"I don't know what karma is," Rebney said. "If karma is that we just put on the best mixed martial arts fight I've ever seen, that's karma I'll take big boatloads of."