How the MMA Media reacted to Melvin Manhoef winning his Bellator debut by knockout

The main event of Bellator 125 on Friday night in Fresno, California was a middleweight bout as Melvin Manhoef won his Bellator debut as he defeated Doug Marshall by knockout in the first round. Bellator 125

Manhoef would land a right hand that would drop Marshall face first to the mat and threw another punch before referee Jason Herzog came in to stop the fight.

After the fight was over, Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith informed Manhoef that the victory secured him a title shot as he will meet the winner of next week’s title fight as Alexander Shlemenko will be defending the title against Brandon Halsey in the main event of Bellator 126.

Check out how members of the MMA media reacted to the knockout victory by Manhoef.