Nothing quite compares to the power and allure of a vicious knockout.
It's a macabre scene—one man bludgeons another man's skull to the point of unconsciousness—but there is just something so captivating about such a moment.
It is as beautiful as it is violent, and a well-executed knockout enthralls fans like nothing else.
In honor of the best brain-jarring moments in UFC history, I present the 30 best Knockout of the Night performances.
Start the slideshow, and watch your head for the ride's duration.
Note: The Knockout of the Night award was first given at The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale. Therefore, no knockouts before this date were considered for the list.
Note #2: Due to Zuffa's copyright regulations, I removed the gifs from the article. I realize this makes the article nearly worthless, but what can you do? If you Google Image search "Name vs. Name gif," they will show up.