UFC Fight Night 131 went down Friday (June 1, 2018) from inside Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York.
In the main event, Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Moraes clashed for bantamweight bout. As former WSOF bantamweight champion Moraes destroyed Jimmie Rivera with a 33-second head kick knockout that snapped Rivera’s 20-fight win streak. With this win, Moraes improves his UFC win streak to three.
Check out the Twitter reaction below:
What a set up @MMARLONMORAES kickboxing at its highest level! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾
— Brad Tavares (@BradTavares) June 2, 2018
😱😱😱😱 that headkick sounded like someone just hit a home run. #UFCUtica
— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) June 2, 2018
BRUH?!?! #UFCUtica pic.twitter.com/QxEELWUekY
— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) June 2, 2018
Can’t say shit about that KO. #UFCUtica.
— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) June 2, 2018
I would so love to see Moraes vs whoever wins between Cody and TJ!! @ufc
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) June 2, 2018
😮 nice KO @MMARLONMORAES 👏🏼congrats @ufc @ufc_brasil
— Raphael Assuncao (@RaphaAssuncao) June 2, 2018
@JimmieRivera135 we love u brother.. u will be back better then ever before
— Shane Burgos (@HurricaneShaneB) June 2, 2018
WHAT!?!!?!!!?? 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥That was a head kick from HELL!!😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈
— Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) June 2, 2018
— Shaheen Al-Shatti (@shaunalshatti) June 2, 2018
Sweet Jesus. Marlon Moraes just murked Jimmie Rivera in under 30 seconds. Head kick with some follow up ground and pound. Wow. That's Rivera's first loss in almost 10 years. Moraes should now go on to fight the winner of Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt. #UFCUtica
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) June 2, 2018