Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Matt Mitrione vs Fedor Emelianenko fight

Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Matt Mitrione vs Fedor Emelianenko fight

Heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York, defeating mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko via first-round knockout.

Just prior to finishing Fedor with ground and pound, Matt and “The Last Emperor” were involved in a crazy double knockdown – this after both men landed hard right hands.

Check out the double knockdown below:

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Obviously the wild finish between Mitrione and Fedor garnered a lot of reactions from fellow fighters watching around the world.

Here is how the pros reacted to “Meathead’s” first-round knockout victory over “The Last Emperor”: