Leon Edwards’ finish of Kamaru Usman came out of nowhere.

And because of the circumstances around Edwards’ (20-3 MMA,

12-2 UFC) finish of Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) late in the fifth round in the UFC 278 main event,

longtime UFC analyst Joe Rogan said it was the best head-kick knockout in UFC history.

“That was one of the most spectacular head-kick knockouts in the history of the sport

— considering the stakes, considering the consequences,” Rogan said 

afterward on the pay-per-view broadcast. “I mean, it’s flawless – flawless technique. … The way he set it up with that left,

Kamaru leaned to the right – perfect head kick, out cold. “Nothing compares.

It’s the greatest head-kick knockout in the history of the sport