The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization in the world. Over the years, the UFC has seen some incredible knockouts. Here are some of the all-time greatest UFC knockouts, with links to YouTube videos of each:
- Ben Askren vs. Jorge Masvidal (UFC 239)
This knockout is one of the most famous in UFC history. Askren was undefeated in his MMA career, and he was considered to be one of the best wrestlers in the world. However, Masvidal caught him with a flying knee that knocked him out cold in just five seconds.
- Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim (UFC 142)
This knockout is one of the most visually stunning in UFC history. Barboza landed a perfectly timed wheel kick that landed flush on Etim’s chin, knocking him out instantly.
- Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort (UFC 126)
This knockout is considered by many to be the greatest knockout in UFC history. Silva landed a perfectly timed front kick to Belfort’s chin, knocking him out cold and sending him flying through the air.
- José Aldo vs. Conor McGregor (UFC 194)
This knockout was one of the most shocking in UFC history. Aldo was considered to be one of the greatest featherweights of all time, and he had never been knocked out before. However, McGregor landed a perfectly timed left hand that knocked Aldo out cold in just 13 seconds, becoming the new UFC featherweight champion.
- Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping
This knockout is one of the most iconic in UFC history. Henderson landed a perfectly timed H-Bomb that knocked Bisping out cold, winning the UFC middleweight championship.
- Alistair Overeem vs. Francis N’Gannou (UFC 214)
This knockout is one of the most brutal in UFC history. Overeem landed a perfectly timed right hand that knocked N’Gannou out cold, sending him crashing to the canvas.
- Impa Kasanganay vs. Joaquin Buckley (UFC Fight Night 165)
This knockout is one of the most recent on this list. Buckley landed a perfectly timed spinning back kick that landed flush on Kasanganay’s chin, knocking him out cold.
- Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez (UFC Fight Night 177)
This knockout is one of the most acrobatic in UFC history. Jung landed a perfectly timed flying knee that landed flush on Rodriguez’s chin, knocking him out cold.
I hope you enjoyed this article! And be sure to check out the YouTube videos to see these knockouts in action.