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UFC on ESPN 9 in tweets: Pros react to Gilbert Burns’ domination of ex-champ Tyron Woodley

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Former lightweight turned welterweight Gilbert Burns made his biggest career statement to date with a dominant win over ex-champ Tyron Woodley. Burns pitched a shutout on judges’ scorecards, earning two 50-44 scores with the third judge scoring it 50-45. After the action was over, there was no doubt a new contender had emerged while a former champ had fallen further off the path.

Here’s how the pros reacted to the UFC on ESPN 9 main event and other bouts.

Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns

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