The BMF title is formally bestowed on a brand new man.
On Saturday night time the UFC topped a brand new Baddest MotherF—ker when Justin Gaethje knocked out Dustin Poirier with an enormous head kick that was harking back to the pinnacle kick from Leon Edwards to Kamaru Usman in the identical venue practically one 12 months in the past at the moment.
The top kick got here within the second spherical after an incredible however shut first spherical for Gaethje.
Here is how Twitter reacted to the second.
Octagon-side for THE knockout of the night time from @Justin_Gaethje 🔥 #UFC291 pic.twitter.com/8NJBHH16Y4
— UFC (@ufc) July 30, 2023
@DustinPoirier occurs to one of the best of em champ. Hopin for a speedy restoration, don’t let this be the final we see of you #UFC291
— Tommy Machete (@FireCrocs) July 30, 2023
i’m a experience or die poirier fan however mannnnn what a knock out 😭 #UFC291
— dede ★⁵ (@heybabyimnot) July 30, 2023
2 head kick KOs in 1 night time 🤯 #UFC291
— جالين (@JalenFolkz) July 30, 2023
I used to be ready for Poirier to hold his gloves at the moment, blissful he didn’t. #UFC291
— tata (@thaysoberana) July 30, 2023
@HerbDeanMMA with the Flying Save!! #UFC291 pic.twitter.com/MaeoXCU7Zi
— Nate Mueller (@NateMue05717417) July 30, 2023
#UFC291 was mayhem. Legs had been giving victories left & proper.
— dexter (@supdxter) July 30, 2023