The UFC presented the candidates to win the award for “Best KO of the Year” for this 2020 and the actions are truly brutal. Through his YouTube channel, the world’s largest mixed martial arts competition featured all the nominees .
These nominations included ninja kicks, lightning-fast punches, crushing body shots, and other completely unexpected knockouts . The fighters who reached the final stages were Cody Garbrandt, Joaquin Buckley, Khaos Williams and Kevin Holland, all of them from the United States.
The award for “Best KO of the Year” was up to the public, who can vote on Twitter, Facebook or the official UFC website. The vote was not yet defined, although in networks one of the nominees was positioned as the clear favorite.
Knockout 1 | Joaquin Buckley vs. Impa Kasanganay
The UFC considers Joaquin Buckley’s knockout of Impa Kasanganay the most spectacular KO of 2020. Since a movement that seemed a loss of balance and a dangerous exposure ended in the most accurate blow to masterfully end the meeting of both fighters.
Knockout 2 | Cody Garbrandt vs. Raphael Assuncao
The United States and Brazil squared off in the UFC arena until Cody Garbrandt, known as “No Love,” delivered a tremendous right hand to Brazilian Assuncao just before the second round bell rang.
Knockout 3 | Francis Ngannou vs. Jair Rozenstruik
The third best knockout of 2020 was starred by Cameroonian Francis Ngannou and Jair Rozenstruik , who is considered the promise of Suriname. Ngannou delivered a punching sequence that ended with an impressive right hook that knocked out the Surinamese.
Knockout 4 | Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose
In just a few seconds, the Iranian Beneil Dariush managed to score a blow that knocked down the American fighter , Drakkar Klose , thus ending the fierce fight they staged together.
Knockout 5 | Sean O’Malley vs. Eddie Wineland
Sean O’Malley better known as “Suga Sean” gave a tremendous beating to former WEC champion Eddie Wineland, closing the match with a sensational forehand and placing himself among the best knockouts of 2020.