The moment former UFC champion Frankie Edgar was kicked in the face and his face was unrecognizable.The UFC presents incredible confrontations such
The moment former UFC champion Frankie Edgar was kicked in the face and his face was unrecognizable.
The UFC presents incredible confrontations such as this weekend’s event with former champion Frankie Edgar (40 years old) and Marlon Vera (28 years old) at Madison Square Garden, New York where the former ended up knocked out by a kick from the second during the third round.
This kick was so hard that the image that portrays the exact moment of the impact on Edgar’s face went viral. The 40-year-old man’s face was literally unrecognizable.
Users of social networks wondered if the veteran was okay and even came to consider that it had been brutal and unnecessary.
Frankie Edgar was left unrecognizable after being kicked in the face in a UFC match
The match remained even, each had won a round and after the third, Vera managed to strike the blow at the former lightweight champion and a three-time challenger to the featherweight title in the UFC.
Lately Frankie Edgar has been on a losing streak as he lost two fights in a row and four of the last five. Although it seemed that this time anyone could win, Vera managed to take advantage.
Frankie Edgar and Marlon Vera in a UFC match.
The UFC is one of the largest companies in the marketing of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA Mixed martial arts) which is a type of contact sport that seeks to knock out or get the opponent to quit. MMA is characterized by the combination of techniques from different martial arts and combat sports, so it requires technique as well as one of the most violent.In this sport, punches, kicks, knees, elbows, are allowed. knockdowns, throws, joint locks, chokes, among other techniques from kickboxing, boxing, karate, taekwondo, judo, wrestling, muay thai, San Da, hapkido, Greco-Roman wrestling, sambo, Brazilian jiu jitsu and wushu, to name a few.
In addition, the use of gloves, mouth guard, characteristic pants and the shell are allowed.