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UFC Vegas 53 in Tweets: Pros react Marlon Vera’s bloody victory over Rob Font

Entering UFC Vegas 53, fight fans expected nothing less than a “Fight of the Year” contender when Rob Font and Marlon Vera finally locked horns.

With Font looking to erase the memory from his hard-fought loss to Jose Aldo and Vera hoping to improve from his stoppage win over Frankie Edgar, the scene was set for bantamweight fireworks.

But after 25 hard minutes where fans witnessed the two pugilists batter each other, it was Vera who emerged the victor.

Below is how their fellow fighters’ reacted to the entire night of action inside the UFC APEX.


Marlon Vera defeats Rob Font


Andrei Arlovski defeats Jake Collier


Joanderson Brito knocks out Andre Fili


Grant Dawson submits Jared Gordon


Darren Elkins defeats Tristan Connelly


Krzysztof Jotko defeats Gerald Meerschaert