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UFC 235 video: Johnny Walker knocks out Misha Cirkunov, injures himself celebrating

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Apparently, the only person who can stop Johnny Walker is Johnny Walker.

The Brazilian light heavyweight phenom used a sensational flying knee to knock out Toronto’s Misha Cirkunov in just 36 seconds at UFC 235.

Then the energetic 26-year-old threw himself to the mat at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, appeared to dislocate his left shoulder in the process, and sheepishly admitted as such to color commentator Joe Rogan in his post-fight interview in the cage.

Walker wasted little time finding his opening in the bout, perfectly timing the running knee. He landed a few more punches to the grounded Cirkunov before the bout was waved off.

The victory put Walker (17-3) at 3-0 in the UFC with three knockouts in under two minutes, the most recent one coming just four weeks ago at UFC Fortaleza. Sixteen of his wins are via finish.

Cirkunov (14-5) has now dropped three of his past four fights. All five of his pro defeats have been via finish.