UFC superstars Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal scored two of the quickest and most iconic knockouts in MMA historical past throughout their storied careers. McGregor wanted solely 13 seconds to cease Jose Aldo with one large punch again in 2015 in the principle occasion of UFC 194. Masvidal’s knockout was even sooner when he toppled Ben Askren at UFC 239 in 2019 in simply 5 seconds.
However neither McGregor nor Masvidal relied on luck to attain these wonderful knockouts. And it didn’t occur accidentally both.
The footage beneath reveals each McGregor and Masvidal of their dressing rooms only a few hours earlier than these fights practising the precise strikes they’d use later that evening contained in the UFC’s Octagon to attain their devastating victories.
You’ll be able to watch the wonderful footage of the fighters practising and delivering two of probably the most iconic knockouts in MMA historical past beneath.
Hours earlier than Jorge Masvidal and Conor McGregor knocked out their opponents in seconds, they have been practising these actual strikes 🤯 @espnmma
(by way of @mikebrownmma) pic.twitter.com/Akttg7zhiV
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 1, 2020
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When Is the Subsequent UFC Struggle Card?
The subsequent UFC card is on July 11. UFC 251 options three world title fights and is arguably some of the stacked playing cards in firm historical past.
UFC welterweight champion and rising star Kamaru Usman takes on surging contender Gilbert Burns in the principle occasion.
The co-main occasion options UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski making his first title protection a rematch in opposition to former 145-pound champ Max Holloway.
Additionally, there’s a 3rd title combat on the cardboard for the vacant UFC bantamweight championship. Petr Yan and former featherweight champ Jose Aldo will lock horns at UFC 251 with the winner set to seize UFC gold at 135 kilos.
You’ll be able to see an important details about UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns beneath.
What: UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns
When: Saturday, July 11
The place: UFC Struggle Island on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Methods to Watch: ESPN PPV
Time: 10:00 p.m. ET (primary card), 8:00 p.m. ET (prelims), 6:00 p.m. ET (early prelims)
UFC 251 Struggle Card
UFC 251 Predominant Card (PPV)
Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2
Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo
Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2
Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant
UFC 251 Prelims (ESPN)
Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Dan Henry
Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov
UFC 251 Early Prelims (ESPN+/UFC Struggle Go)
Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov
Raulian Paiva vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Karol Rosa vs. Vanessa Melo
Martin Day vs. Davey Grant
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