Lyoto Machida vs. Mark Munoz headkick KO (GIF)

Aug 3, 2013; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Lyoto Machida (blue shorts) before his fight against Phil Davis during UFC 163 at HSBC Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Former UFC light heavyweight Lyoto Machida was victorious in his middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night 30 thanks to a huge head kick knockout over his good friend and training partner Mark Munoz.

After Machida showed off his power at 185 by delivering the one shot knockout, he showed some incredible sportsmanship by pulling up on his follow up punches that would have been unnecessary to an already unconscious opponent.

It was a huge debut for Machida as he will now look to make a title run, so be sure to check out a GIF of the finish here.

Who would you like to see Machida matched up against next? Sound off in the comments section below and share your thoughts below.

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Topics: Lyoto Machida, Mark Munoz, UFC Fight Night 30

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  • Andrew Kim

    Thanks for posting this .gif! I wish Machida’s samurai bow was in there too. That was so badass.

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