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Oct 18, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; T.J. Waldburger during the weigh-in for UFC 166 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports

TJ Waldburger taken out on stretcher after vicious KO at UFC 166 (GIF)

Oct 18, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; TJ Waldburger, left, and Adlan Amagov, right, during the weigh-in for UFC 166 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports

During the preliminary bout at UFC 166 between TJ Waldburger and Adlan Amagov, the Russian was able to land some vicious shots that knocked Waldburger unconscious but that wasn’t all. Amagov went on to land two hard shots after Waldbuger was already unconscious and it was a scary scene.

Waldburger remained flat on his back for a few minutes without moving before the medical team came in to the octagon.

The medical staff took a stretcher into the octagon and a cervical collar for Waldburger, who they eventually placed on the stretcher and took out of the arena. The good news is that there was no need for the collar, but it was still a very frightening scene.

Here is a GIF of the brutal knockout that Waldburger suffered, via Zombie Prophet on Twitter:

GIF via Zombie Prophet on Twitter (@ZProphet_MMA)

GIF via Zombie Prophet on Twitter (@ZProphet_MMA)

There is no further update on the extent of the injury that Waldburger suffered, but we will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

In the meantime, we send our positive thoughts and well wishes out to Waldburger.

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