There have been some killer finishes over the primary one-third of the UFC’s calendar yr. There’s no disputing that.

The promotion put collectively a compilation video highlighting a number of the better of them to this point – and included among the many footage is a front-kick knockout that’s more likely to nonetheless be standing when the yr ends as the perfect KO of 2022.

Spoiler alert: Michael Chandler’s knockout of Tony Ferguson at UFC 274 is on the record. However what else made the lower? Try the record under, adopted by the UFC’s stellar highlights video.

Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa

Occasion: UFC 271
When: Feb. 12
The place: Toyota Middle, Houston
Consequence: Tai Tuivasa def. Derrick Lewis by way of knockout (elbow) – Spherical 2, 1:40

Johnny Walker vs. Jamahal Hill

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 19: Jamahal Hill reacts after his knockout victory over Johnny Walker of Brazil of their gentle heavyweight struggle throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at UFC APEX on February 19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 201
When: Feb. 19
The place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Consequence: Jamahal Hill def. Johnny Walker by way of knockout (punch) – Spherical 1, 2:55

Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson

Occasion: UFC 274
When: Could 7
The place: Footprint Middle, Phoenix
Consequence: Michael Chandler def. Tony Ferguson by way of knockout (entrance kick) – Spherical 2, 0:17

Luana Carolina vs. Molly McCann

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 204
When: March 19
The place: The O2, London
Consequence: Molly McCann def. Luana Carolina by way of knockout (spinning again elbow) – Spherical 3, 1:52

Jai Herbert vs. Ilia Topuria

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 204
When: March 19
The place: The O2, London
Consequence: Ilia Topuria def. Jai Herbert by way of knockout (punches) – Spherical 2, 1:07

Viacheslav Borshchev vs. Dakota Bush

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 15: (L-R) Viacheslav Borshchev of Russia and Dakota Bush commerce punches of their light-weight struggle throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at UFC APEX on January 15, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Pictures)

Occasion: UFC on ESPN 32
When: Jan. 15
The place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Consequence: Viacheslav Borshchev def. Dakota Bush by way of TKO (physique punch) – Spherical 1, 3:47

Carlston Harris vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 05: (L-R) Shavkat Rakhmonov of Uzbekistan kicks Carlston Harris of Guyana of their welterweight struggle throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at UFC APEX on February 05, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 200
When: Feb. 5
The place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Consequence: Shavkat Rakhmonov def. Carlston Harris by way of knockout (spinning hook kick, punches) – Spherical 1, 4:10

Derek Brunson vs. Jared Cannonier

Occasion: UFC 271
When: Feb. 12
The place: Toyota Middle, Houston
Consequence: Jared Cannonier def. Derek Brunson by way of knockout (elbows) – Spherical 2, 4:29

Marlon Moraes vs. Tune Yadong

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 12: (R-L) Tune Yadong of China and Marlon Moraes of Brazil commerce punches of their bantamweight struggle throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at UFC APEX on March 12, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 203
When: March 12
The place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Consequence: Tune Yadong def. Marlon Moraes by way of knockout (punches) – Spherical 1, 2:06

Azamat Murzakanov vs. Tafon Nchukwi

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 12: (L-) Azamat Murzakanov of Russia punches Tafon Nchukwi of Cameroon of their gentle heavyweight struggle throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at UFC APEX on March 12, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Occasion: UFC Struggle Evening 203
When: March 12
The place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Consequence: Azamat Murzakanov def. Tafon Nchukwi by way of knockout (flying knee) – Spherical 3, 0:44

Video: The UFC’s greatest finishes of 2022 – to this point