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'Holy smokes': UFC world goes bonkers over 'greatest knockout ever'

Cory Sandhagen has delivered one of the most brutal and jaw-dropping flying knee knockouts in UFC history.
Cory Sandhagen (pictured right) celebrating after a flying knee (pictured left) to Frankie Edgar.
Cory Sandhagen (pictured right) delivered one of the greatest knockouts ever after a flying knee (pictured left) to Frankie Edgar. (Images: UFC/Getty Images)

UFC fans went absolutely ballistic after prodigious talent Cory Sandhagen delivered what could just be the knockout of the year after a devastating flying knee to Frankie Edgar.

Sandhagen was looking to make a statement in the Bantamweight division ahead of a potential title fight and he did just that against veteran Edgar.

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After just 25 seconds, Sandhagen launched himself towards Edgar and caught him with a flush flying knee.

Edgar was unconscious before he even hit the floor as he lay limp after the brutal knockout.

UFC fans couldn’t believe what they had just seen.

OMG! One of the greatest knockouts EVER. WOW! WOW! Flying knee by Sandhagen puts Edgar out. OMG! #UFCVegas18

— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) February 7, 2021

Cory Sandhagen will be a future UFC champion. I am certain of this. He is incredible.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) February 7, 2021

HOLY SMOKES!

CORY SANDHAGEN WITH A FLYING KNEE KO IN LESS THAN A MINUTE. WOW. HE IS UNBELIEVABLE.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) February 7, 2021

That was absolutely incredible! What a moment for Cory Sandhagen

— Megan Olivi (@MeganOlivi) February 7, 2021

Title shot —> Cory Sandhagen.

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