All the best video reactions to Jorge Masvidal’s flying knee knockout at UFC 239
UFC 239 is in the books an what an event it was. One of the main highlights of the night was Jorge Masvidal scoring the fastest knockout in UFC history when brutally knocked out Ben Askren in 5 seconds with a flying knee. Social media went crazy as a cool and collected Masvidal shocked everyone with a devastating knee. The very same move was practiced and filmed 48 hours earlier showing that this was his plan all along as you can see below.
— Mike Brown (@mikebrownmma) July 7, 2019
The brutal knee handed Ben Askren his first pro loss and the reactions are absolutely priceless. Let’s cut to it and go through some of the best video reactions we could find. First up is Michael Chiesa who’s reaction was caught mid interview.
— UFC News (@UFCNews) July 7, 2019
Israel Adesanya was also mid interview at the time and his reaction was just brilliant.
— ESPN Australia & NZ (@ESPNAusNZ) July 7, 2019
Julian Marquez posted up his reaction the following day and it probably sums up how most of us reacted.
— Julian marquez (@JMarquezMMA) July 8, 2019
Mid live stream, Andy Nesbitt was pleasantly surprised as were our very own staff at MMA Latest News.
I do Facebook live-streams (https://t.co/v9il7AOdXo) during big UFC fights. Here was my live reaction to Jorge Masvidal’s flying-knee KO. Safe to say I was surprised. 😂#ufc239 pic.twitter.com/AltBCrUnv1
— Andy Nesbitt (@anezbitt) July 8, 2019
The Fastest Knockout in UFC History! 😮
Here's the reaction from MMA Latest HQ! ⬇️
— MMA Latest (@MMALatestNws) July 7, 2019
Lastly Dana White and Jorge Masvidal himself spoke about the finish.
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) July 8, 2019
So what did Jorge Masvidal think of his five-second KO over Ben Askren at #UFC239?
"I really wanted to hurt him… He got off easy."
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) July 8, 2019
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