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UFC Minneapolis in Tweets: Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s knockout over Junior dos Santos

MMA: UFC Fight Night-Phoenix- Ngannou vs Velasquez
Francis Ngannou
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Heading into the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou was out to prove he was the rightful number one contender for the UFC heavyweight championship. Opposite him stood the imposing former champion, Junior dos Santos, a violent puncher on a mission to reclaim gold.

Too bad Ngannou paid no mind to his opponent’s striking prowess as he blitzed through the Brazilian in a little over one minute into their fight, cementing himself as the next contender.

Check out the reaction to Ngannou’s victory below, plus the best of the rest from an action-packed card inside the Target Center.

Francis Ngannou def. Junior dos Santos

Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga

Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin

Drew Dober def. Marco Polo Reyes

Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig

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