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Is there a more rare finish in the UFC than a leg kick TKO?

This Saturday night, Californian veteran Alex Perez will look to reverse a three-fight skid when he steps in for Manel Kape to fight Mattheus Nicolau in the main event of the UFC’s latest card in its Apex facility outside Las Vegas. Perez’s trio of recent defeats have come against respected competition in former champion Deiveson Figueiredo, current champion Alexandre Pantoja and the unbeaten former amateur world champion Muhammad Mokaev.

Perez’s most recent win came back in June 2020 agains the then fourth-ranked flyweight Jussier Formiga, whose night was ended prior to the conclusion of the first round following a barrage of leg kicks dished out the American — and you can watch that fight in full in the embedded video below.