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UFC 199 results: Michael Bisping knocks out Luke Rockhold, melts Twitter

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The unthinkable has happened!

Michael Bisping finished Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight king Luke Rockhold last night via first-round knockout at UFC 199 live on pay-per-view from The Forum in Inglewood, California. He did so on the back of perfectly timed left hooks and a few extra shots to finish the champion along the cage.

As you can imagine, Bisping's victory sparked massive reaction around the combat sports world. Here is some of the Twitter talk captured after "The Count" earned his first promotional championship:

Unfortunately, MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani didn't even get a chance to see it:

With this victory, Bisping's storied career will certainly land him in the UFC Hall of Fame when it's all said and done. And just like Weidman had posted, the Englishman may defend his title for the first time against the former champion at UFC 205 in New York City.

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