Joaquin Buckley scored one of the spectacular knockouts in UFC historical past on Combat Island as he dispatched Impa Kasanganay with a spinning heel kick.
The organisation returned to Abu Dhabi within the hope of entertaining followers and Buckley has delivered a KO many imagine to be probably the greatest within the firm’s historical past.
Buckley was locked in a forwards and backwards contest, (which may nicely win ‘Combat of The Evening’) and located his ankle locked and together with his again to Kasanganay.
Nonetheless, utilizing unimaginable method and tae-kwon-do expertise, ‘New Mansa’ unleashed a surprising spinning kick which span Kasanganay’s eyes spherical in his head.
As ‘Tshilobo’ fell despondently to the canvas, the cheers echoing round ‘Flash Discussion board’ on Combat Island can have been heard for miles as commentators and coaches alike joined within the celebrations.
Talking after the bout, the 26-year-old American confirmed he needed $100,000 in bonuses from Dana White.
He stated: “The boss simply instructed me that he needs to present me all the bonuses, so I’m welcome to it, I would like all of it. To be sincere with you, it’s surreal; a cloud came visiting my head when he was speaking to me, so I couldn’t hear nothing, however as soon as that cash got here in, as soon as he talked about that, then it cleared up somewhat bit. However it’s superior, it’s surreal that Dana White came visiting and talked to me.
“It was simply open. I seen that he nonetheless had my legs, I used to be nonetheless in a position to steadiness with him grabbing my foot, so I simply spun and kicked. I aimed and I hearth and it obtained the consequence we wanted. I do know I landed flush, I didn’t know if I knocked him out although till he locked up and I stated it was sport over. I prepare it on a regular basis, the one factor that was totally different was him holding my leg, however I observe it on a regular basis.
“It’s been cool, the primary two, three days have been cool, however then after some time, simply being trapped and remoted, I used to be able to combat. However it’s a good looking place; they welcomed us with nice heat, simply stored us secure and stored us happy, so it was fantastic.”