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Bellator 263 in Tweets: Pros react to A.J. McKee’s submission win over Patricio Pitbull

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Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Going into Bellator 263 on Saturday, fight fans were expecting a violent exclamation point to close out the rivalry between reigning two-division champ Patricio Pitbull and undefeated challenger A.J. McKee.

But less than one round into their contest, it was McKee who walked away with the submission victory, a new championship, and the $1 million Bellator featherweight world grand prix prize.

Here’s how the rest of his fellow fighters reacted to his historic victory inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

A.J. McKee submits Patricio Pitbull