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Edson Barboza Lands Movie-Like Spinning Back Kick KO At UFC 142

Every once in awhile one of our beloved fighters will land something that looks like it came straight out of a Van Damme movie. Edson Barboza did just that tonight when he knocked out Terry Etim with a picture-perfect spinning back kick. It doesn’t get any prettier than that.

I’m not sure which is cooler… Barboza’s kick or Jose Aldo bolting out of the Octagon to celebrate his first round knockout victory over Chad Mendes with his fellow countryman in the crowd.

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UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2

Event Date: September 5, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 142: Dynamite 1

Event Date: September 19, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis

Event Date: September 25, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson

Event Date: September 26, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Event Date: October 3, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2

Event Date: October 16, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV