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UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley will respect made himself right into a megastar with one improvised kick for the length of his warfare in opposition to Impa Kasanganay on Saturday evening.
Kasanganay opinion he had the upper hand by catching Buckley’s foot to block a kick are attempting, but Unique Mansa countered with a spinning abet kick that caught his opponent square in the face to attain the knockout spend:
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Dan Henderson knocking down Michael Bisping with a single punch at UFC 100, Edson Barboza’s spinning roundhouse kick sending Terry Etim to the mat at UFC 142, and Gabriel Gonzaga touchdown a perfectly positioned kick to the facet of Mirko Cro Cop’s head at UFC 70 are among essentially the most storied knockouts in company historical past.
What Buckley did, which appears esteem something out of a Matrix or John Wick movie, fully belongs in the pantheon of historical knockouts in combined martial arts historical past.
UFC spotlight programs will with out end note Buckley sending Kasanganay to the mat.