UFC star is knocked out chilly with brutal flying knee in ‘considered one of worst KOs ever’

A UFC debutant was knocked out chilly by a flying knee to the face – with followers left surprised by the brutality of the transfer.

Vinicius Oliveira took on rookie fighter Benardo Sopaj, who had stepped in at late discover for the bout at UFC Vegas 87. Oliveira bossed the struggle and was cranking up the strain on the 23-year-old entertaining the ultimate moments of spherical three.

With Sopaj on wobbly legs, fellow newcomer Oliveira went for the kill, delivering an ideal knee shot to the pinnacle of his opponent, who instantly dropped to the bottom earlier than being attended to by medical personnel. Thankfully, Sopaj regained consciousness and was helped out of the octagon.

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Fans struggled to compute what they’d seen. One stated: “One of the worst KO’s I’ve seen.” A second declared: “That’s the most gloriously violent thing I’ve ever seen in my life.”

Another added: “Watched it live, unbelievable.” A fourth lauded: “Christ, that is sick.” Meanwhile, many followers dubbed it the “Knockout of the year so far”.

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Vinicius Oliveira sends Benardo Sopaj crashing to the canvas
Vinicius Oliveira sends Benardo Sopaj crashing to the canvas

Benardo Sopaj was out cold for a few worrying moments before being helped out of the octagon
Benardo Sopaj was out chilly for a couple of worrying moments earlier than being helped out of the octagon

Some followers had been vital of Sopaj’s coach for not throwing the towel in together with his fighter clearly struggling whereas others questioned the referee for not stopping the competition sooner.

One stated: “Coach should’ve thrown the towel entering the third. He was knocked out standing.”

A second opined: “Should’ve been stopped lengthy earlier than this, Sopaj did not need to be there and was in search of a approach out for a very long time. Poor from the ref to not cease it and much more so his nook for not defending him and taking him out of the struggle.”

A 3rd stated: “The corner should have thrown the towel in at the start of the 3rd round.”