Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer


Video: UFC vet Magomed Bibulatov gets insane spinning kick KO at ACA 112

Magomed Bibulatov put his name in the running for “Knockout of the Year” on Sunday with a ridiculous finish at ACA 112.

Bibulatov (17-2), who had a three-fight UFC stint from 2017-2019 in which he went 1-2, pulled off an absolutely remarkable finish in his flyweight fight with Rodrigo Praia (15-4), which took place in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia.

After perfectly measuring the range and distance on his opponent, Bibulatov uncorked a perfectly timed and perfectly placed spinning wheel kick that caught Praia clean in the head.

There was nothing else needed. Praia went down in a heap and the fight was over. Watch the insane finish from multiple angles below (via Twitter):

With the win, Bibulatov has now won three consecutive fights – all by knockout – since his final UFC appearance in February 2019. The 32-year-old has had a perfect MMA career outside of his two octagon blemishes against Rogerio Bontorin and John Moraga, and the knockout of Praia is his best bit of work so far.

The Blue Corner is MMA Junkie’s blog space. We don’t take it overly serious, and neither should you. If you come complaining to us that something you read here is not hard-hitting news, expect to have the previous sentence repeated in ALL CAPS.

Show CommentsClose Comments

Leave a comment