VIDEO | Referee gets knocked out cold by spinning backfist

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Spinning attacks have long been believed to be high-risk, high-reward techniques. When a spinning technique lands, the result is often devastating, either ending the fight, or significantly swinging the momentum of the round. When a spinning technique misses, a fighter is often left vulnerable.

In this video from the Lebanese Muay Thai Arab Championship in Lebanon, a referee was knocked out cold with a spinning backfist that missed its intended target.

Check out the brutal video above!

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 4/4/2017.