UFC 156 Results: Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva mocks Alistair Overeem with tweet after knocking him out

UFC Heavyweight Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva sent out a tweet mocking vanquished opponent Alistair Overeem shortly after knocking him out in the third round at UFC 156.

Shortly after knocking out Alistair Overeem in the third round of their UFC 156 bout, Heavyweight Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva send out a tweet mocking his fallen foe:

Google translate says that means:

Who is the king of Miami? Thanks. To all the fans ... "I love y'all" ... Brasillllll

The tweet also included a photoshopped graphic showing Bigfoot walking an alligator with Overeem's head. Both men have lived and trained in Miami in recent months, hence the reference to "king of Miami."

Following the bout, Bigfoot said repeatedly that Overeem did not respect him and that he had to pay the price for that lack of respect.

MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani spoke to Bigfoot following the fight:

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