MMA Knockout of the Day: Dave Herman Goes Paul Bunyan on Jim York's Face
At Sengoku 11 Dave Herman took on Jim York in a heavyweight bout.
With both fighters trying to attempt to submit their opponent's leg, it was Herman who stood out and took advantage of the position he was in.
Towards the middle of the first round, Herman used axe kicks to take out York, repeatedly beating in the head of York with his heel. This is probably one of the best knockouts I've seen and just absolutely awesome how much punishment York takes before finally giving in and getting KO'd.
After this fight Herman would lose to Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou by disqualification for illegal knees. Now though, Herman is riding a two-fight win streak and will face Jon Olav Einemo at UFC 131 this Saturday night.
York has had a surprising career record since this fight, winning his next four fights. Although these wins have come at lesser promotions, it is still pretty impressive that both fighters have had four fights since this knockout, and it's York walking away with the better record since the fight.
You can also see Bleacher Report's "Submission of the Day" with Blake Dreisbach here.
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