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The best social media reaction to Conor McGregor's devastating KO win over Jose Aldo

Published 13/12/2015 | 07:18

Conor McGregor lands the pivotal punch on Jose Aldo's jaw
Conor McGregor lands the pivotal punch on Jose Aldo's jaw
Conor McGregor, right, lands a left punch on Jose Aldo, resulting in a knock-out stoppage after 13 seconds of round one. UFC 194: Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor before fighting against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor is pulled away by the official and wins via technical knockout against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor moves in to land punches and win via technical knockout against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Jose Aldo before fighting against Conor McGregor during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor before fighting against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor celebrates his championship victory against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor exits the octagon following his championship victory against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor celebrates his championship victory against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Conor McGregor lands punches to win b technical knockout against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Conor McGregor is declared the winner by knockout and crowned champion against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Conor McGregor lands punches to win b technical knockout against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Conor McGregor celebrates his win against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Sport stars and celebrities have been taking to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to toast Conor McGregor's amazing triumph over reigning UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

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It seems like most of Ireland stayed up until the wee hours of the morning to see what was billed as being the potentially the greatest ever fight in the weight division.

It was over in just 13 seconds and although people felt a little short-changed, there was no doubting their delight for the Dubliner.

Here was the best reaction on social media, Urijah Faber's Instagram post was particularly good:

















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