’s Knockout of the Month for December 2017 goes to UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night 117 in Saitama, Japan on September 23rd.

Francis Ngannou defeated Alistair Overeem with one of the most brutal knockouts in UFC history, putting the former UFC heavyweight title challenger out with one punch and earning a title shot of his own with the victory, which is scheduled to take place this month at UFC 120 in Boston. Ngannou has been on an impressive, unbeaten run since debuting in the promotion, and he will get his chance to make history on Saturday, January 20th. The vicious knockout had Overeem out cold for minutes and will be played in highlight clips for years to come. In a month filled with incredible knockouts, this one ends up taking the cake at MMA OddsBreaker, so congratulatios, Francis Ngannou!

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