‘Gamebred’ definitely had a plan coming in, and that plan worked to absolute perfection
UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal recorded the knockout heard ’round the world on Saturday night ata mere 5 seconds into their highly-anticipated bout in Las Vegas — a UFC record. Hands behind his back while relaxing against the fence, with the trademark smirk on his face, “Gamebred” charged across the cage in the opening seconds and sent the grappling expert Askren straight into a nap after connecting with a brutal flying knee strike to the skull.
48 hours before #ufc239 @GamebredFighter drilling the famous Paulino Hernandez flying knee pic.twitter.com/azeciCRp98
Given the sudden and shocking nature of the knockout, some may imply that the fastest knockout in UFC history was a little bit of luck. But it seems luck had little to do with this strategic plan.
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