“Hard to Watch” – Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, Michael Bisping & Fans Shocked by ‘F***g Brutal’ Flying Knee KO at UFC 283

Published 01/21/2023, 7:32 PM EST

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Ismael Bonfim defeated Terrance McKinney via a devastating knockout at UFC 283. McKinney fought the Brazilian Bonfim on the early prelim card of UFC 283. Two of the surging lightweight prospects, ‘T Wrecks’ and ‘Marreta’ had a lot of eyes on them going into this fight. However, the 27-year-old Brazilian rose to the occasion and delivered a devastating knockout to bring the Jeunesse Arena to its feet.

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Bonfim’s win came via a jumping switch knee in the second round.

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Fans react to Ismael Bonfim’s win at UFC 283

McKinney came into the fight, losing only one out of his last five. Meanwhile, Bonfim was riding a perfect 5 out of 5 win streak. Both fighters had a competitive first round, with Bonfim appearing to have the upper hand. He found his moment in the second and delivered a highlight reel knockout.

Bonfim baited McKinney into the perfect position for a knee. He picked his moment and landed a jumping switch knee and delivered a walk-off knockout.

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Several fans and fighters took to social media to give their reactions to that devastating knockout.

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What are your thoughts on that finish? How do you think it will affect McKinney’s confidence? And what do you see next for Bonfim? Let us know in the comments below.

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Yeswanth Praveen

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Yeswanth Praveen is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. His interests mainly lie in the realm of MMA, bodybuilding, and the fitness industry. He finished his Master's in English literature from EFLU, Hyderabad.
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