With one other action-packed month of MMA within the books, MMA Junkie seems to be at the perfect knockouts from June 2024: Listed below are the 5 nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s Knockout of the Month award for June.

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Nominee: Shanelle Dyer def. Mariam Torchinava at 2024 PFL Europe 2

Shanelle Dyer (5-0) added a giant spotlight to her early profession resume with a brutal end of Mariam Torchinava (8-3).

Within the first spherical of their PFL Europe ladies’s flyweight match bout, Dyer landed a picture-perfect proper head kick to the jaw of Torchinava, sending her crumbling towards the fence and into the mat lower than three minutes into the opening spherical.

Nominee: Brahyan Zurcher def. Julian Ruiz at 2024 PFL 5

Buying and selling within the pocket makes for visually interesting motion, largely due to the sense of aggression and hazard – as was on full show between Brahyan Zurcher (9-0) and Julian Ruiz (4-1).

An enormous left hook from Zurcher snatched consciousness from opponent lower than 90 seconds into the second spherical. Zurcher maintained his excellent skilled document as Ruiz misplaced for the primary time.

Nominee: Volkan Oezdemir def. Johnny Walker at UFC on ABC 6

The facility of Volkan Oezdemir (20-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) was on full show as soon as once more as he savagely knocked out Johnny Walker (21-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) within the opening spherical of their mild heavyweight bout.

Walker was in semi-survival mode for a lot of the minute that led as much as his demise. Oezdemir landed extra all through the sequence and Walker was unable to reset himself utterly. A left-right mixture folded Walker like a garden chair. Already scrambled, Walker then absorbed a large follow-up shot that stiffened his complete physique.

Nominee: Joe Pyfer def. Marc-Andre Barriault at UFC 303

Joe Pyfer (13-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) punched his means again into the win column in brutal vogue on the expense of Marc-Andre Barriault (16-8 MMA, 5-7 UFC).

Pyfer bashed Marc-Andre Barriault with a collection of thudding punches that left the Canadian unconscious on the canvas at 1:25 of Spherical 1 within the middleweight bout.

The winner

The winner: Alex Pereira def. Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303

Alex Pereira (11-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) met Jiri Prochazka (30-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) for a short-notice title rematch after the unique headliner Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fell aside. Pereira’s legacy as one of the harmful knockout artists grew by stopping Prochazka simply 13 seconds into Spherical 2.

After a really prolonged, intense staredown, the hard-hitting mild heavyweights went to work. Pereira dropped Prochazka along with his signature left hook on the finish of the opening spherical, then related with as swift left head kick out of the gate of Spherical 2, instantly placing Prochazka down once more. The champ swarmed with follow-up punches, and referee Herb Dean got here in to cease the combat.

There was no celebration from Pereira, only a stone-faced walk-off. He even returned to test on Prochazka, however was waved away as his opponent struggled to get his ft underneath him.

Except for explaining what “chama” means throughout his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan, Pereira informed the UFC commentator that he would love a possibility to combat for a 3rd title at heavyweight after successful middleweight and light-weight heavyweight gold.

“I believe that’s in my future,” Pereira stated by means of an interpreter. “I stated it final time I used to be right here. … I’m right here, I’m obtainable, and I do assume that’s in my future.”