UFC is known as Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is an American mixed martial arts organization. It has evolved after mixing of different martial arts such as boxing, Judo, Karate, Wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Sambo and Muay Thai. You can see the most brutal fights as real as it gets. It is situated in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. It is operated by William Morris Endeavor organization. It was founded by Rorion Gracie, John Milius, Art Davie, Campbell McLaren and Bob Meyrowitz. It is announced by Bruce Buffer. In this article we will find out about the fastest knockout in UFC History.
UFC’s first fight started from 1993 in Nicholas arena of Colorado. The president is Peter Dana from 2001 to till now. During his regime this enterprise has become a billion dollar enterprise. In 2018 only there has been more than 400 events worldwide. The matches that created history was fought among the best of the fighters from all around the globe!
Based in the United States, the UFC produces events worldwide that showcase twelve divisions of weight and sticks by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. The purpose of the early Ultimate Fighting Championship competitions was to identify the most effective martial art in a contest with minimal rules between competitors of different fighting disciplines like boxing, wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, sambo, wrestling, Muay Thai, Karate and Judo! In subsequent competitions, fighters began adopting effective techniques from more than one discipline, which indirectly helped create an entirely separate style of fighting known as modern worlds mixed martial arts. In 2016, UFC’s parent company, Zuffa, was sold to a group led by William Morris Endeavor (WME–IMG) for $4.2 billion.
Let’s start our Epic Top 5 Countdown of Fastest Knockout in UFC History!
5. James Irvin vs Houston Alexander / UFC 13 / 8 Seconds
The match between James Irvin and Houston Alexander took place UFC night 13 on April 2, 2008 at the event center of Broomfield in Colorado. It is the fifth fastest knockout in UFC history with the minimum time of only 8 seconds. Houston Alexander had won two previous matches in only 109 seconds where he defeated Keith Jardine and Alessio Sakara. Alexander was defeated to only Thiago Silva due to technical knockout. But what happened while he fought with James Arvin made history. James Irvin and Houston Alexander both light heavyweights brought their gloves together and the fight started. Irvin landed with the superman punch on Alexanders chin which took him down. And again with two more right hand punches he landed unconscious. And soon the match stopped in the short timespan of 8 seconds. After match Irvin had the following response in his own words, “The first one barely got him — it barely got his chin — but the second one was about as hard as I can hit. It was pretty solid on him, I would give anything to fight Houston again right now. If we could do it again right now, I’m down. You want to go to the parking lot? We can go out to the parking lot and do it.”
4. Don Frye vs Thomas Ramirez / UFC 8 / 8 Seconds
The match between Don Frye and Thomas Ramirez is the fourth fastest knockout in UFC history. Don Frye was a wrestler with black belt in judo with some professional boxing experience. Don Frye was only 206 pounds while his enemy Ramirez was big 410 pounds and 41 years old. Ramirez a Puerto Rico native was a pakua-chan stylist who was undefeated in the Puertorican island for long 200 matches. And a defeat after 200 undefeated matches was so short that it entered the list of fastest knockout in UFC History. Don Frye came forward with a strong short right hook right on to the jaw of oversized Ramirez that he was lying unconscious on the base of the cage and the match was stopped.
3. Ryan Jimmo vs Anthony Perosh / UFC 149 / 7 Seconds
Ryan Jimmo, winner of maximum fighting championship title, stunned Anthony Perosh in just 7 seconds. It made the match the third fastest knockout in UFC History. The match happened on July 21, 2012 at the Scotiabank saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. It was an amazing debut for the Canadian fighter as he recorded his 17th unbeaten history. Jimmo punched a strong right hand on the cheek bones of Anthony Perosh and the job was done. And history was made. Perosh the Australian grappler, lost for the first time in more than two years. After the match the Canadian Jimmo said, “I just went at him and I knew when I threw some heavy leather he was going to be on the bad end of it.”
2. Chan Sung Jung vs Mark Hominick / UFC 140 / 7 Seconds
Chan Jung Sung also known as Korean zombie created the history by creating the second fastest knockout in history. The history was created on a match between Chan Jung Sung vs Mark Hominick on December 10, 2011 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The Canadian crowd was cheering for Hominick when the unexpected happened. Hominick came forward with his left hand, and Chan Jung timed a perfect right hand blow on Hominicks unprotected chin. Hominick then felled down in one shot and Jung Sung landed few more blows and the job was done. After the match Jung said, “I’m always expecting to get a good win, but this feels great.”
1.Todd Duffee vs Tim Hague / UFC 102 / 7 Seconds
The fastest knockout in UFC History took place for just 7 seconds. The introduction was longer than the match and left the audience thrilled. Todd Duffee known as mountain man has a great height of 6 foot 3 inches with the weight of 260 pounds. The record breaking battle took place on August 29,2009 at the Rose Garden in Portland Oregon. The match took place between Todd Duffee and Tim Hague. Duffee landed the left blow from below the chin which was enough to make Hague fell down. Then Duffee landed with continuous strong right hand blows along with quick hammerfists. Then the match was stopped after Duffee got unconscious in 7 quick seconds. After the match Duffee said, “No disrespect to Tim, but I felt like I was better in every aspect. I knew I was a better athlete. That’s not me trying to be arrogant, but there’s maybe three or four guys out there that are as athletic as I am, This week has been the least-stressful week of my last year — no question. Finally getting to walk out there, it was probably the most calming feeling ever.”
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