VIDEO | Sakuraba accidentally knocks out opponent in pro wrestling match

MMA legend ‘Sakuraba’ earned the nickname ‘The Gracie Hunter’ by using his JiuJitsu to defeat many of the famed members of the Gracie family.

In addition to his impressive career in MMA, Sakuraba also competed as a pro wrestler. In the video above you can see Sakuraba wrestling against Sinsuke Nakamura, who now currently competes in the WWE.

The video is a rather sobering one that shows the dangers of professional wrestling despite the fact that the matches are indeed scripted. As you can see in the video above, Sakuraba knees his opponent in the face as he rushes in, however the knee accidentally puts Nakamura to sleep.

Immediately Sakuraba stops the match as the referee checks on a very KOd Nakamura. Surprisingly, when Nakamura comes to, the match proceeds as planned!

Check it out above!

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 6/3/2017.