In UFC some player has produced almost unbelievable knockouts. From Jorge Masvidal’s incredible five second KO to most recent Joaquin Buckley brilliance, take a look at greatest top 10 knockout in UFC history.
10. Deiveson Figueiredo vs Joseph Benavidez
Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez faced each other at UFC 169. In the flyweight match up both of these unleashed the wrath of strikes on each other. Figueiredo threw some wild punches at Joseph in the second round and he turned the lights off for him in the second round of the match and produced one of the greatest knockouts of all time.
9. Jan Blachowicz vs Luke Rockhold
The current Light Heavyweight champions of the world Jan Blachowicz and Luke Rockhold fought each other at UFC 239. In this fight, Jan created a major upset by knocking out Rockhold with his Polish power. Poor Rockhold was knocked out with a beautiful right uppercut in the second round by Jan and he secured the 9th place in our list.
8. Holly Holm vs Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey was the first woman that UFC signed and Holly Holm was the first woman that snatched the women’s bantamweight title from her. At UFC 193 main event they both presented a splendid show and Holly Holm knocked Ronda Rousey out with a kick to the head of Rousey and presented a beautiful knockout.
7. Anthony Pettis vs Stephen Thompson
At UFC Fight Night 148, Stephen ‘The Wonderboy’ Thompson and Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis locked horns with each other in the Octagon. Showtime Pettis was the hot favorite in this fight and he lives completely up to the expectations of all. After beating Wonderboy in the first round, when the second roundabout to end, Pettis knocked out Wonderboy with a straight hand right into his face and made an entry in the top 10 knockouts of our list.
6. Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker
At UFC 243, the main event The Last Style Bender, Israel Adesanya, and The Reaper Robert Whittaker entered the ring to settle the bad blood between them. Whittaker was very confident before the fight that he will take the championship from Adesanya but it ended like a bad dream for him. Adesanya knocked him out with brutal punches in the very second round of the match and entered the list of our knockouts.
5. Francis Ngannou vs Alistar Overeem
The knockout of Francis Ngannou was one of the most brutal knockouts of the UFC. In the co-main event of UFC 218, Ngannou created a splendid scene for the century by knocking out Alistar Overeem with an uppercut right on his jaw. The power of that punch was so high that Overeem can’t even stand after it. This became one of the greatest knockouts of UFC.
4. Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm
Amanda Nunes the two-division champion entered the Octagon against the former women’s champion Holly Holm at UFC 239. Nunes entered the ring like a lioness and completely dominated Holm. In the very first round of the match at 4 min 10 seconds, Nunes strike with a right leg kick right in the face of Holm and after that, it was just a matter of time before the light went off for the former champ.
3. Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo
The Notorious Conor McGregor was back in the ring at UFC 194, against Jose Aldo. Before this fight, Aldo was holding a streak of 18 undefeated fights which he holds for around 4 years, but Conor made him bend the knees that night. Conor knocked him out in just 13 seconds of the first round with a left hand right on his face. The people didn’t believe what Conor did with just one punch Jose was out and McGregor silenced all the critics. This made him take the 3rd place in our countdown.
2. Joaquin Buckley vs Impa Kasanganay
On 11th October at UFC Fight Night Moraes vs Sandhagen, Joaquin Buckley shocked the world with his superhuman kick. He was facing Impa Kasanganay in the prelims fights and in the second round he kicked Impa, he holds his kick Buckley turned and kicked with a roundhouse kick fight in the face of Impa. This kick was simply unbelievable; he earned a bonus with this knockout and caught the attention of many of the big UFC stars also.
1. Jorge Masvidal vs Ben Askren
At UFC 239, Jorge Gamebred Masvidal created history by scoring the fastest knockout in the history of UFC. He was facing Ben Askren in the welterweight fight and as soon as the fight starts, Gamebred goes running towards Askern and boom! He hit him with a flying knee, and Askren was out in just 5 seconds of the first round. This is the fastest knockout in UFC ever and that’s why no doubt this holds number one place in our countdown.