Originally posted on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 2/21/12

This had all the makings of an epic knockout, which in a way it was I guess, with the only caveat being that the guy performing the knockout flying kick was also the guy who got knocked out.  Yes, the rarely seen flying switch-kick self knockout in all it’s beautiful glory.

The odd MMA fail took place this past Saturday in a bout between Jeremie Capony and Dan Lariviere during the Empire Fight League 4 in Montreal.  Lariviere is the poor sap who gets knocked out by his own hand, after failing to land his switch-kick to Capony’s head.  He slams the down on the mat hard on his shoulder, seemingly unconscious on impact.  As embarrassing as Lariviere’s self KO is, it is equaled only by Capony’s reaction to his gift-wrapped victory.  Seriously, dude got major lucky and played no part in his victory, yet celebrates like he willed his opponent into unconsciousness with his awesome mind power.

Calm down, bro.

Hopefully Lariviere was alright, and the only injury suffered was a massive blow to his ego.

[H/T to Cage Potato]

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