Chilean striker, Ignacio ‘La Juala’ Bahamondes has turned in a definite contender for Knockout of the Year on the preliminary section of UFC Vegas 34 — stopping Roosevelt Roberts with a stunning wheel kick with just five seconds remaining in their showdown.

Improving to 1-1 in the Octagon, Dana White‘s Contender Series alum, Bahamondes outstruck Roberts in the second round in particular, landing a vicious body shot of note which appeared to really nick the attention of the 27-year-old Miami native.

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With just 10 seconds remaining in the round, Bahamondes and Roberts returned to the centre of the Octagon following an exchange at the fence, with the former launching a stunning wheel kick attempt from his left side — catching the latter square on the chin, sending him stiff to the canvas in a huge walk away knockout stoppage.

Below, catch Bahamondes’ incredible stoppage over Roberts.

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