This might be the knockout of the year.
— #PFLmma (@ProFightLeague) May 24, 2019
👊 Movlid Khaybulaev wanted all the smoke and took 6 points with the 1st Round Flying Knee KO – the fastest stoppage in #PFLmma history! ESPN2 Knockout Of The Night Presented by Presidente 🤜🤛
Posted by PFL MMA on Thursday, May 23, 2019
The win improved the undefeated featherweight to 14-0.
The bout was part of the PFL tournament at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.
That’s one of the cleanest flying-knee KOs I’ve ever seen (and I’ve seen a lot). Movlid Khaybulaev is a beast. #PFL2
— Danny Segura (@dannyseguratv) May 23, 2019
This wasn’t the only quick fight of the night.
Luis Rafael Laurentino of Brazil took out Canada’s Jeremy Kennedy just 23 seconds into the first round.
Laurentino nailed Kennedy with a head kick followed by a series of punches when he was down on the canvas.
Luis Rafael Laurentino upset UFC vet Jeremy Kennedy with this nasty headkick
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) May 24, 2019
It was a TKO.
Laurentino, who is 33-1, is also a featherweight, so it’s likely that he and Khaybulaev will meet down the road in the PFL tournament.
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