Embarrassing UFC glitch ruins one of the greatest knockouts you'll ever see 6 years ago

Embarrassing UFC glitch ruins one of the greatest knockouts you'll ever see

Someone may have lost their job after the world missed out on Matt Brown's stunning knockout in real time.

UFC Norfolk was a huge occasion for legendary fighter Matt Brown. 'The Immortal' was matched up against fellow veteran Diego Sanchez in what may have been his MMA swansong.

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If this was Brown's last involvement in the sport, it was one hell of a note to bow out on. He scored his 10th UFC welterweight knockout and his 12th UFC welterweight stoppage against the Ultimate Fighter season one champion, both of which are divisional records.

Not only that, but Brown achieved this impressive feat with a brutal move that perfectly encapsulates what his fighting style is all about - grime and violence.

After a brief slip, Brown got back to his feet in time to catch a body kick. He held onto Sanchez's foot, took away his balance and drove his back towards the fence. He reached with his left hand to find his range, freed his right hand, then sent his opponent to the shadow realm with an incredibly vicious elbow to the cranium.

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The lights went out instantly... for Sanchez and the folks viewing from the comfort of their homes.

Remarkably, a horribly-timed broadcast error meant that the only people who actually saw this finish live were the spectators inside the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Just as Brown was about to land the coup de grace, the stream changed and audiences were forced to endure a live feed of an empty press conference room. When the error was corrected, they returned to see the crowd going wild in celebration of the finish.

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Thank Christ for instant replays!