With almost half the year over, let’s have a look at the top 5 MMA Knockouts of 2019 so far.
|#1||Pico vs. Corrales||Jan 26, 2019||Henry Corrales wins via KO/TKO||Punches|
|#2||Thompson vs. Pettis||Mar 23, 2019||Anthony Pettis wins via KO/TKO||Superman Punch|
|#3||Till vs. Masvidal||Mar 16, 2019||Jorge Masvidal wins via KO/TKO||Punches|
|#4||Cerrone vs. Hernandez||Jan 19, 2019||Donald Cerrone wins via KO/TKO||Head Kick and Punches|
|#5||Ledet vs. Walker||Feb 02, 2019||Johnny Walker wins via KO/TKO||Hook Kick and Spinning Backfist|
#5. Ledet vs. Walker
The number five on our list of top 5 MMA Knockouts in 2019 is also perhaps the fastest knockouts of 2019. It was the fight between Justin Ledet and Johnny Walker for the Main Event of UFC on Feb 02, 2019. Walker just took fifteen seconds to knock Ledet out with his Hook Kick and Spinning Backfist. Fifteen seconds that’s all it took, and the match was over. The match was played at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.
#4. Cerrone vs. Hernandez
Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone knocked out his opponent’s Alexander ‘The Great’ Hernandez in the fourth minute of the second round with a fierce head kick followed by punches. The fight was a feature of the Preliminary Card in Flyweight category and was fought on Jan 19, 2019, at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
#3. Till vs. Masvidal
Jorge Masvidal knockout of Darren Till makes it third on the list for Top 5 MMA Knockouts 2019. Early into the fourth minute of the second round, Jorge unleashed a combination of powerful punches to put Till on the ground. The match was also a part of the UFC fight night event on Mar 16, 2019, and was venued at 02 Arena, London, England, United Kingdom.
#2. Thompson vs. Pettis
The #2 knockout on our list came in the match between Anthony Pettis and Stephen Thompson when Pettis knocked Thompson unconscious with a Superman punch in the fifth minute of round two. Notably, Thompson is trained under ex UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre. The match was a highlight of the main event in the welterweight category. It took place on Saturday, Mar 23, 2019, at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
#1. Pico and Corrales
Henry Corrales defeated Aaron Pico on Saturday, Jan 26, 2019, at the Forum cage, Los Angeles, California, United States. Henry Corrales knocked down Pico at 1:07 of the very first round with a flurry of punches. The two fighters fought in the 145 lbs at the co-main event. This knockout by Corrales sure deserves to be first on our list of top 5 MMA Knockouts in 2019 by a margin.