Every MMA fan remembers the “Showtime Kick” delivered by Anthony Pettis to Benson Henderson back in the good ole WEC days. And most fighters have made an attempt to recreate this specatcular kick at some point during their training. Some of these resulted in hilarious fails.
WSOF contender Jake Heun recently took some time off from training but felt confident enough in his skills to try out a “Showtime Kick” on a water bag. The video starts off great with “The Honey Bear” launching himself off the wall and landing the kick on the punching bag.
But it’s all downhill from there.
Another reminder to fighters if you’re going to try something special and miss the mark in hilarious fashion, at least post it for the rest of us to enjoy.
In casde you haven’t seen it, or just want to enjoy it again, here’s the original kick: