Ignacio Bahamondes stuns Roosevelt Roberts with wild knockout kick in final seconds

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Ignacio Bahamondes of Chile reacts after his knockout victory over Roosevelt Roberts
Ignacio Bahamondes of Chile reacts after his knockout victory over Roosevelt Roberts in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night on Aug. 21, 2021 in Las Vegas. (Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Roosevelt Roberts was nearly through his bout with Ignacio Bahamondes on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 34.

All he had to do was make it another five seconds.

Yet as time was expiring in the final round, Bahamondes whipped out a wheel kick that may end up giving him the knockout of the year.

Bahamondes connected directly with Roberts’ chin, which sent Roberts sprawling to the Octagon floor out cold.

The match was stopped with just five seconds left in the third round.

The kick may have produced the best UFC photo this year, too. Bahamondes couldn’t have landed it better if he tried.

Ignacio Bahamondes of Chile knocks out Roosevelt Roberts with a kick
Ignacio Bahamondes of Chile knocks out Roosevelt Roberts with a kick in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event on August 21, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

The view from above was just as good. 

Naturally, fans went wild on social media.

The win marked Bahamondes' first in the UFC, following his loss to John Makdessi earlier this year in his debut. He now holds a 12-4 overall record with nine knockouts in his fighting career.

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