Cory Sandhagen has already been named as the future UFC bantamweight champion, but his stunning knockout to Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 will be what turns him into a star

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Edgar, a former UFC lightweight champion, decided to lower his head just 28 seconds after battling it out for the co-main event

At the same time, Sandhagen flew into the air and drove his right knee perfectly into Edgar’s skull – and immediately knocked him out

“I don’t want to see this happen to him, but better than me This is the game we’re in”

It took Edgar a few minutes to get up on his own after being checked by medical personnel


Cory Sandhagen becomes future UFC champion I’m sure he is unbelievable

Glad to see Edgar and stand that was a vicious KO It’s only January but I have a feeling we’ll be talking about it in December 28 seconds The second fastest flying knee in UFC history, behind Jorge Masvidal of course

The win puts Sandhagen firmly in line for a bantamweight title against the winner of Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling

“He taught me some lessons I know Yan spoke about fighting TJ (Dillashaw) after that fight, if he ever wins this fight That’s rubbish for me I’m the toughest guy Fight me. If Aljamain wins, I owe him a nap and he’ll take that nap ”

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