CagePotato Photo Tribute: The Punch-Face

Sanchez Guida

The moment of impact is never flattering. Here are 21 examples of the special look a just-punched fighter gets that says “I may have suffered a minor stroke, please help.” (Not to be confused with bitter beer face.) Lots more after the jump…

(Victor Valimaki vs. Alessio Sakara)

(Georges St. Pierre vs. Thaigo Alves)

(BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre)

(Paul Taylor vs. Chris Lytle)

(Mark Coleman vs. Mauricio Rua)

(Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria vs. Randy Couture)

(Dean Lister vs. Yushin Okami)

(James Thompson vs. Kimbo Slice)

(Chris Leben vs. Jake Rosholt)

(Right back atcha.)

(Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping)

(Gina Carano vs. Cristiane “Cris Cyborg” Santos)

(BJ Penn vs. Sean Sherk)

(Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin)

(Houston Alexander vs. James Irvin)

(Forrest Griffin vs. Rashad Evans)

(Sean Sherk vs. Tyson Griffin)

(Alessio Sakara vs. Thales Leites)

(Not MMA, but still, holy crap.)

(“That’s all, folks!”: Rashad Evans after being knocked stupid by Lyoto Machida)