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As expected, Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez blew the roof off of Houston's Toyota Center with an incredible three-round war in one of the featured bouts at "UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos III." Here are the top Twitter reactions that followed the"Fight of the Year" candidate.

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Post #1   10/20/13 1:10:42AM   

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Oh and here's the best tweet of the night:

'backstage in Houston, an irate C.B. Dollaway passes by a dressing room marked "EYE" and begins jabbing it with his finger' -Chris Nelson

Post #2   10/20/13 1:16:46AM   

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Ron Paul 2016

Post #3   10/20/13 1:26:31AM   

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I was doing a fair bit of freaking out, myself. Such an insane night of fights.

Post #4   10/20/13 1:27:12AM   

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Crowd was fucking insane for it.
I was standing up

Post #5   10/20/13 8:41:47AM   

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Diego Sanchez has more fight in him than WW1 - Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunsonMMA) October 20, 2013

Hah!

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LOL... I love some of these reactions.

"Holy motherf*cker !!! Gil vs Sanchez fight of the year !!!! @ufc" - Patrick Cote.

"That's what happens when two real chicanos get in there wit each other. #chingasos" - John Moraga.

"Good lord." - Demetrious Johnson.

"Frye vs Takayama had nothing on that! #UFC166" - Nick Newell.

"THIS IS THE GATTI-WARD OF MMA!!" - Jimmy Smith.

"This is fucking amazing @ufc #UFC166 wow greatest fight ever.... thank u Sanchez and Melendez" - Steven Siler.

Post #7   10/20/13 1:05:40PM