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UFC Fight Night 61 in Tweets: Pros react to Frank Mir vs. 'Bigfoot' Silva, Michael Johnson vs. Edson Barboza

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There was no other way for a historic night of the underdog to end. Frank Mir, for the first time in four years, left the Octagon victorious on Sunday, knocking Antonio Silva out with a ferocious first-round blitz at the tender age of 35. The stunning revival of the former UFC heavyweight champion capped off a UFC Fight Night 61 card already overflowing with upsets, and for many of the pros on Twitter, it set off a wild celebration as the old dog proved he still had some bite left in those bones.

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MICHAEL JOHNSON VS. EDSON BARBOZA

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SAM ALVEY VS. CEZAR FERREIRA

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ADRIANO MARTINS VS. RUSTAM KHABILOV

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FRANKIE SAENZ VS. IURI ALCANTARA

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SANTIAGO PONZINIBBIO VS. SEAN STRICKLAND

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