Buckley’s remarkable knockout of Kasanganay will reside on UFC emphasize reels for several years.
Buckley landed a spinning again kick off a caught kick in the 2nd round of his middleweight bout at UFC on ESPN+ 37, and Kasanganay froze when the shot landed ahead of crashing to the canvas.
Kasanganay stiffened up in a stressing vogue soon after the strike landed, but he ultimately was able to recuperate and leave the octagon beneath his possess energy.
Buckley, meanwhile, place on a general performance that will live in UFC emphasize lore for a long time, and it was a thrilling way to get his hand raised in the octagon for the 1st time.
Buckley’s knockout was the fourth in UFC heritage to stem from a spinning back kick to the head. Renan Barao, Uriah Corridor and Magomed Mustafaev also achieved the feat.