Middleweight fighter Joaquin Buckley scored what many are calling “the greatest KO in history” at tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event.
Buckley (11-3 MMA) squared off with Impa Kasanganay on the preliminary portion of tonight’s fight card from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
The result was a sensational jumping spin kick finish that is sure to live on UFC highlight reels for years to come.
In the contests second round, Joaquin Buckley threw a kick which was caught by his opponent in Impa Kasanganay. ‘New Mansa’ promptly responded by throwing a reverse jumping spin kick which sent Impa crashing to the Octagon canvas.
Obviously Buckley’s tremendous finish spawned a plethora of reactions on social media, with many fans dubbing his knockout victory over Kasanganay as “the greatest KO in UFC history”.
Check out how the pros reacted to Buckley’s jaw-dropping victory below:
That shit is 55 Gs not 50 there’s levels in fashion
— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) October 10, 2020
Hang time head kick? #UFCFightIsland5
— Niko Price (@Nikohybridprice) October 10, 2020
That was so wild. #UFCFightIsland5
— Tatiana Suarez (@tatianaufc) October 10, 2020
That may be better than the showtime kick
— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) October 10, 2020
That’s 50 G’s!
— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) October 10, 2020
More reactions to what was possibly the greatest KO in UFC history by
Shessshhh dope kick ! #UFCFightIsland5
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) October 10, 2020
Wowwwwww what a finish!!!! I did not see that one coming 😳 that’s 50k for sure #UFCFightIsland5
— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) October 10, 2020
I mean I’ve seen some shit in mma, but that may be the craziest knockout ever!!!! Dude got some bonus money coming his way!!!!
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) October 10, 2020
— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) October 11, 2020
Who would you like to see Joaquin Buckley fight next following what many are calling “the greatest KO in UFC history” at tonight’s event on Yas Island? Share your thoughts in the comments section PENN Nation!
This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on October 10, 2020