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The luckiest one hit KO's in UFC history (JDS, Mcgregor, Masvidal, ect.)

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  1. JJCc Orange Belt Platinum Member

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    So I know some people will say that there is no luck, and these shots are planned. I'm defining luck as the likelihood that the performance can be duplicated again/repeated.

    JDS vs Cain

    GSP vs. Matt Serra

    Masvidal vs. Askren

    Mcgregor vs. Aldo

    Bisping vs. Rockhold

    And so on and so forth.

    I think the one for sure that was the luckiest was probably JDS vs. Cain because at least we got to see it two more times to know just how lucky it was that JDS landed that punch in their first fight.

    My personal bias is for Bisping vs. Rockhold though. I thought Rockhold would be a dominant champion for years, and at the time I thought Bisping hit the luckiest left hook in UFC history.
     
  2. Jibsta69 Purple Belt

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    None of those were lucky. They just happen to be the better fighter that night. Luck to me would be something like Hamill beating Jones despite getting his ass handed to him.
     
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  3. BKMMAFAN Silver Belt

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    I chuckled. Good job. Matt Serra dominates GSP 99 times out of 100. Easily not him.
     
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    imo all KO's are lucky
     
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  5. KID Yamamoto PREMIUM DYNAMITE

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    Mcgregor clipping aldo isn't luck. A straight left is literally the first punch you learn to counter a flurry as a southpaw. Please go to a boxing gym.
     
  6. Emjay I'LL BE RIGHT THERE!!! DON'T KILL HIM!!!

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    JDS vs Cain wasn't a one hit KO

    GSP vs Serra wasn't a one hit KO

    Bisping vs Rockhold wasn't a one hit KO
     
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    Conor vs Aldo is the biggest fluke in MMA history.
     
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    Bisping was lighting Rockhold up in that fight. Would say the hook was lucky he was fighting a good fight.
    Cain was standing on the outside with no pressure against a guy who specializes in that type of fighting.

    mas vs Askren was super well planned but was Uber lucky. I love how Askren had 3 UFC fights but none of them told us if he was truly elite or not. (Maia was a matchup from hell)
     
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  9. JJCc Orange Belt Platinum Member

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    True, not one hit KO, but pretty close
     
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    JDS was knocking every one out at the time. Cain just figured out how to beat him after.
     
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    Eddie vs RDA seems like a super lucky finish to me
    I’m admittedly super biased though
     
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    Conor vs Alvarez
    Conor vs Poirier 1
    Conor vs Mendes
     
  13. JJCc Orange Belt Platinum Member

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    I said I defined luck based on likelihood of it happening again, the way it happened. It is very unlikely Mcgregor could duplicate the performance in a rematch.

    Luck is a tricky thing to define, I mean, maybe Aldo had like 7 hours of sleep instead of 8 that day, so that could be a reason he decided to flurry at that exact second/moment without anticipating a left from Mcgregor.

    Who knows, It's about repeatability to me. Your performance is more likely to be luck if you can't repeat it, less so if you can.

    Maybe you think Mcgregor could KO Aldo again with a single left shot again.
     
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  14. KID Yamamoto PREMIUM DYNAMITE

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    Aldo flurrying and Mcgregor catching him down the middle isn't even remotely unlikely lol. 13 seconds again? probably not. But Mcgregor is a bad matchup for Aldo in a lot of regards even though I think Aldo is the better fighter.
     
  15. Slapchoppin Black Belt

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    Bisping was going for that left hook all night he knew exactly what he had to do to win

    keep in mind that since then we've seen Rockhold have a massive weakness for left hooks Bisping just figured it out first
     
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    How is masvidal vs askren lucky? he ran right at him. If Askren dont get out of the way,then thats what happens.

    Bisping mentioned well beforehand that he was going to take advantage of the holes in Rockhold's defense..

    skimming the others,man this is a shit thread


    Delete it before someone else reads this.
     
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    Redefining a term based on how you like it doesn’t make it so.

    The greatest automobile ever made is the AK-47.
    The smoothest drink ever is a hamburger.

    This is how dumb you sound.
     
  18. JJCc Orange Belt Platinum Member

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    I mean, I guess instead of using the word luck, I could have said which performance is the least likely to be repeatable.
     
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    But then it would have made sense.
     
  20. JJCc Orange Belt Platinum Member

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    Everyone mentions they will take advantage of someone's hole in their game. That's literally 99% of pre fight promos.

    If Bisping and Rockhold fought ten times, how many times do you think Bisping beats him? They were 1:1 at the time.
     

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