Mixed martial arts is an inherently unpredictable sport, which makes it so exciting to watch. However, this unpredictability also leaves room for some incredibly awkward moments. The Octagon has seen countless fighters brutally battle it out, but it has also seen some moments that had audiences for a completely different reason.
Some moments have left fans talking about something other than the fight. YouTube channel dedicated to mixed martial arts enthusiasts. ‘The Montage King MMA,’ has made a video compilation of some of the most awkward moments the sports has ever seen.
The video shows the awkward moments that have plagued the Octagon like the embarrassment of premature celebration, stool gate shenanigans, and when ice ends up all over the floor. However, these moments aren’t just subject to the fight.
Mixed martial arts undeniably requires athletes to have immense athletic ability, but the linguistic department is clearly not mandatory. This has made for some truly awkward post-fight interviews that are truly uncomfortable to get through.
If this highlight reel of awkward wasn’t enough for you, the video goes on to show some honorable mentions that are equally as uncomfortable.
Every sport has its awkward moments, but there’s something about watching blunders in a raw sport like mixed martial arts that brings it to the next level.
Mixed martial arts fans are used to flinching while watching the sport, but not usually for these reasons.