Pros react after Jared Cannonier defeats Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34

Jared Cannonier, Kelvin Gastelum

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 34 event was headlined by a key middleweight matchup between perennial contenders Jared Cannonier and Kelvin Gastelum.

Cannonier (14-5 MMA) was looking to return to the win column on Saturday night, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to Robert Whittaker in his most recent effort. That loss had snapped a three-fight winning streak for ‘The Killa Gorilla’, as he had previously scored TKO victories over David Branch, Anderson Silva and Jack Hermansson.

Meanwhile, Kelvin Gastelum (16-8 MMA) entered tonight’s UFC Vegas 34 headliner with Jared Cannonier also looking to rebound from a recent loss to ‘The Reaper’. The former TUF 17 winner had gone just 1-4 over his past five Octagon appearances, his lone win in that time coming against Ian Heinisch by way of decision.

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 34 main event proved to be a thrilling back and forth affair. Jared Cannonier and Kelvin Gastelum standed and traded punches for twenty-five straight minutes, much to the delight of the fans in attendance. After five rounds of action, ‘The Killa Gorilla’ was awarded a unanimous decision victory.

Official UFC Vegas 34 Result: Jared Cannonier def. Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision (48-47 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to Cannonier vs. Gastelum below:

Post-fight reactions to Jared Cannonier defeating Kelvin Gastelum:

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