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What is your favorite SINGLE strike landed in combat sports history?

I've thought about this quite a bit recently and I know there are amazing strikes that aren't even coming across my mind so I thought I would make this post and see what everybody comes up with.

Remember this isn't a sequence of strikes. It is one, 1, single, un, une, strike that lands on an opponent. It can be a strike inside of a sequence, but it can't be the sequence itself.

Why is this your favorite strike? Is it just down right brutal? Is it unbelievable? Is the timing amazing? Is it hilarious? Was it by your favorite fighter or against your least favorite fighter?

Gifs, pics, and descrips in the comments!

For me, there are many but I can only choose one. I'm going with the KO Punch Machida landed on Thiago Silva. The timing with a few seconds remaining in the round, the accuracy he displays while landing it intertwined with the sheer brutality of the pneumatic piston-like strike multiplied by gravity pulling Machida towards Thiagos' head all combined leaving a killer laying on the mat like he got shot in an alley somewhere is just the perfect scenario/ outcome for me.

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via www.fightreport.net

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

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