On this day in 2019, fight fans witnessed one for the record books as UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal delivered the fastest knockout in Octagon history, requiring just five seconds to secure the finish and Performance of the Night honors over opponent Ben Askren.
Relive 99 of the best finishes, reactions and celebrations ahead of UFC Vegas 53, the 100th Fight Night since UFC's partnership with ESPN on Saturday.
First, after Matt and Phoenix discuss their appreciation for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Ilir Latifi joins the show ahead of his bout against Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Daukaus this Saturday. He shares why he needs to be cautious of Oleinik's famous "Ezekiel Choke" submission, shares how he got into horseback riding as a hobby, and opens up about how an eye injury from his last fight left him unsure whether he'd ever see the same way again. Then, Matt reveals he remembers meeting Tom Aspinall in Manchester years before Tom was a UFC fighter. Matt and Phoenix also offer their take on the recent altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington at a Miami restaurant. Afterward, Alexa Grasso calls in ahead of her co-main event bout against Joanne Wood at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Daukaus. After telling Matt how she deals with setting off her Amazon Echo every time someone says her name, she reveals what she sees as her path to a title fight against Valentina S...CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Jim and Matt break down their favorite moments from UFC 272, headlined by the grudge match between friends-turned-foes Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal, on today's episode of UFC Unfiltered! But first, Tim Elliott joins the show fresh off his win against Tagir Ulanbekov on Saturday night. After his fiancée and fellow UFC fighter Gina Mazany sorts out Tim's technical setup, he discusses how Glory MMA's James Krause prepared the right game plan for Ulanbekov, and how he wasn't intimidated seeing former UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in his opponent's corner. Then, comedian and host of TBS' Go-Big Show, Bert Kreischer makes his UFC Unfiltered debut. He's brought to tears as he recalls the plot of one of his favorite movies, gives Matt props for being one of the only UFC fighters he's seen with a New York accent, and reveals what it was like to act in a movie starring Mark Hamill while they filmed in Serbia. Former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos then calls in from...CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Former interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington answers questions from the press following his unanimous decision win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272 on Saturday.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Watch the UFC 272 Post-fight Press Conference live following the event.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal shares his thoughts on how his fight with Colby Covington played out at UFC 272 on Saturday night with the media at his post-fight press conference.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Colby Covington joins Laura Sanko backstage after his win over Jorge Masvidal in the UFC 272 main event.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal spoke with Joe Rogan after facing defeat to Colby Covington in the main event at UFC 272 on Saturday.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
UFC welterweight and former interim champion Colby Covington calls out Dustin Poirier after defeating Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-44, 50-45) in the UFC 272 main event on Saturday night.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Ron Perlman narrates the UFC 272 cold open. UFC 272 features a grudge match between former friends turned foes in Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal. The main card starts at 10pm ET / 7pm PT.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Bitter rivals Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal make weight along with the other stars of UFC 272. Bryce Mitchell enjoys homemade spaghetti with his coaches. Competitors face off at weigh-ins at T-Mobile, where Rafael dos Anjos and Renato Moicano come face-to-face; as do Edson Barboza and Bryce Mitchell. UFC 272 is on Saturday, March 5.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Colby Covington spoke to Megan Olivi about his matchup with Jorge Masvidal in the UFC 272 main event after the ceremonial weigh-in on Friday night.CVNGT vs. MSVDL
Jorge Masvidal caught up with Megan Olivi after the ceremonial weigh-in on Friday night ahead of UFC 272.