If you thought Jorge Masvidal’s flying knee knockout of Ben Askren at UFC 239 on Saturday night was a fluke, think again.
Masvidal delivered arguably the greatest knockout of all time when he obliterated Askren in just five seconds for the quickest knockout in UFC history. “Gamebred” seemed like he had planned it all along and would later confirm that was the case.
His training partner at American Top Team in Dustin Poirier also happened to reveal that the flying knee was part of the plan all along. He also added that there was footage of him practicing it beforehand.
The video was finally released by Masvidal’s coach Mike Brown on Sunday, who claimed it was 48 hours before the event:
So for those who thought it was a lucky strike, there you have it.
What did you make of Masvidal’s epic knockout?