In Gdansk, Poland, Darren Till put himself on the map with an emphatic win over Donald Cerrone in the very first round.
Impressing fans around the world with the victory, which came following a vicious flurry of lefts and rights that put Cowboy away, Till also won the plaudits of several of his fellow fighters.
Check out some of the reactions made by professionals:
— Corey Anderson UFC (@CoreyA_MMA) October 21, 2017
Every guy that goes to war with lawler it feels like they lose a piece of themselves afterward
— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) October 21, 2017
— Steven Ray (@StevenRayMMA) October 21, 2017
Wow. Darren Till. Just wow. #UFCGdansk
— Brad Tavares (@BradTavares) October 21, 2017
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) October 21, 2017
Big props to Cowboy for giving a up and comer a chance. Most guys in the top 10 are afraid to take chances like that against guys like us
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) October 21, 2017
— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) October 21, 2017
The boy went fishing for bass and got ahold of a shark. #BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) October 21, 2017