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American mixed martial artist Max Holloway became the only third fighter to win the 'Baddest Motherf**ker' title after he knocked out Justin Gaethje at UFC 300 in Las Vegas on Saturday night. At the buzzer in Round 5, Holloway landed a right hand on Gaethje's face, and the UFC fighters in the stands including Israel Adesanya and Ilia Topuria among others gave an astonishing reaction to the explosive knockout.

Former featherweight champion Max Holloway, who competed at lightweight for the BMF title, dominated defending champion Justin Gaethje throughout the fight apart from him handing Holloway the first knockdown of his career in Round 4. Holloway (26-7) connected a spinning back kick to Gaethje's (25-5) face in the last minute of Round 2, which busted the 35-year-old's nose.

Watch Holloway knocks-out Gaethje:

In the final minute of Round 5, Holloway knocked out Gaethje with his right hand after exchanging punches with each other. The knockout sparked a roaring reaction from the crowd, which included former two-time UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya, UFC Featherweight Champion Ilia Topuria, and other UFC fighters.

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Apart from the fighters attending the UFC 300 in Las Vegas, many fighters reacted to Holloway's BMF knockout of Gaethje on social media. Check the top reactions on X (formerly Twitter):