Video: Youssef Zalal knocks out Jaime Hernandez with brutal jumping knee at LFA 79

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If one thing is certain, Youssef Zalal turned a lot of heads on Friday night.

A Factory X product, Zalal (7-2 MMA) scored a memorable finish over Jaime Hernandez at LFA 79 on Friday night, winning by jumping knee at the 2: 15 mark of the first round.

Midway through the opening round, Zalal leaped forward and connected a switch knee square on the chin of Hernandez (4-4 MMA). Before he even hit the canvas, Hernandez was out cold.

Check out the replay of Youssef Zalal’s knockout of Jaime Hernandez in the video below:

If that’s not enough for you violence-seekers, check out the slow motion replay while you’re at it:

Zalal’s victory snapped a two-fight losing streak. All seven of his professional wins have come inside the distance, with five submissions and two knockouts.

Hernandez’s loss is his third in four fights. Zalal joins UFC bantamweight Hunter Azure, DWCS veteran Rico DiSciullo, and journeyman James DeHerrera as the four men to defeat Hernandez.

LFA 79 took place Friday night at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. The main card streamed on UFC Fight Pass.

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