Cory Sandhagen Scores Incredible Flying Knee KO Over Frankie Edgar – UFC Vegas 18 Highlights

Zuffa LLC

Twenty-eight seconds was all it took for number-two ranked contender, Cory ‘The Sandman’ Sandhagen to stamp his status as the next challenger to the bantamweight championship.

Lodging a contender for Knockout of the Year already, the Elevation Fight Team launched a perfectly-timed flying-knee to stop former lightweight champion, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar in just twenty-eight seconds, in what was his sole singnificant shot of the fight.

Circling continuously from the ever-pressuring Edgar, Sandhagen fired off a snap jab as Edgar continued to move forward, before circling to his left, pulling Edgar into a terryfying right flying knee, completely knocking the Toms River native unconscious.

READ MORE:  Dana White confirms Khamzat Chimaev will return to middleweight limit in UFC comeback

With eyes fixed on the UFC 259 title matchup of incumbent titleholder, Petr ‘No Mercy’ Yan, and challenger, one-time foe, Aljamain ‘Funk Master’ Sterling — the Aurora native can surely await the victor next. It’s another viral knockout for Sandhagen who stopped Marlon Moraes with a wheel kick last October on ‘Fight Island’.

Below, check out Sandhagen’s incredible knockout victory over Edgar.