UFC 238 video: Watch Shevchenko’s brutal head kick KO over Eye
Watch the brutal head kick finish from the UFC 238 co-main event.
Valentina Shevchenko defended her title in spectacular fashion. In the second round of her flyweight championship bout, Shevchenko landed a perfectly placed head kick that put Jessica Eye out cold for an extended period.
Watch video of the spectacular knockout below, along with a snippet from our play-by-play:
Round 1 - Brutal body kick by Shevchenko. And another one. And a third one. Eye blocks the next kick. Body lock takedown for Shevchenko. Too easy. The champion is in half-guard. Steps into side control and moves to full mount. Eye at least regains half-guard. Eye throwing punches from her back while Shevchenko bides her time. Crowd is already booing. There’s not much offense being produced and Eye is working her way back to her feet, but absorbing punches along the way. Another takedown for Shevchenko as she tosses Eye directly into side control. Crucifix position for Shevchenko as she rains down punches and now switches onto a kimura but Eye gets out of it. 10-8 Shevchenko. Eye had zero offense of note.
Round 2 - Wicked body kick again by Shevchenko. MASSIVE head kick ends Jessica Eye’s night! She is out cold! That’s one of the knockouts of the year.
Official result: Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Eye by KO (head kick) at :26 of round 2 to defend the UFC women’s flyweight title