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UFC Raleigh in Tweets: Pros react to Curtis Blaydes’ knockout of Junior dos Santos

UFC Fight Night: Blaydes v Dos Santos Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Entering Saturday night’s main card at UFC Raleigh, fight fans were prepared to witness a battle between the “old guard” of their divisions against the new blood emerging on the scene.

In the co-main event, former lightweight contender Michael Chiesa earned the biggest win of his career, in the form of a unanimous decision against former lightweight champion turned welterweight title challenger, Rafael dos Anjos. Not to be outdone, Curtis Blaydes buzzed through former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos with a skull-rattling TKO in the second round.

Below is how the pros reacted a wild night action at UFC Raleigh.


Curtis Blaydes finishes Junior dos Santos by TKO


Michael Chiesa defeats Rafael dos Anjos


Alex Perez submits Jordan Espinosa


Angela Hill finishes Hannah Cifers by TKO


Jamahal Hill defeats Darko Stosic