Both were at the top of their game, well-prepared, and equipped for their fights, yet a single solid blow from eventual champions Holly Holm and Conor McGregor, respectively, was able to take them down.
It's scary to think of us, average bros, being on the receiving end of those killer blows. MMA fighters of their caliber could easily lay you out on the cold mat, considering their level of physical training.
One person, however, looks to test the punching power of these hard-hitters.
We aren't quite sure what has gotten into the head of the flabby kid identified as Emiliano "Noodles" Rivera in the video below, that he let UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt to outright punch him in the midsection.
What's more suprising than his decision to be struck in the gut? The outcome of the dare! Let's just say Noodles was even able to showboat afterwards...
Check out the weirdly satisfying clip, in all its slow-motion glory:
Hey, Saitama! Someone's challenging you...