Fighter Scores Huge Upset with One-Punch Knockout at UFC Winnipeg

Steven Rondina@srondinaFeatured ColumnistDecember 17, 2017

Ricardo Lamas was one of the biggest favorites on the UFC Winnipeg card. The longtime contender seemed to be set for something of a squash match against Josh Emmett, and he was expected to cruise en route to a potential rematch with featherweight champion Max Holloway.

Instead, the "anything can happen in MMA" mantra was proven true as Emmett put Lamas to sleep with a rare one-punch knockout in the first round.

The UFC's No. 3 featherweight being put to sleep by an almost completely unknown fighter, naturally, left most fans and pundits with mouths agape. Now 5-1 in the UFC and likely to jump into the featherweight top-10 with the win, Emmett could have big things in his future.

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