MMA Fighter KOs Opponent, Then Jumps On His Back And Does Front Flip

There’s disrespecting your opponent, and then there’s what Drew Chatman did to Irvins Ayala on Friday night in California.

Chatman scored a lucky knockout of Ayala during Round 1 of their heavyweight bout at Legacy Fighting Alliance 36 after Ayala inadvertently banged his head on Chatman’s knee. After the fight was stopped, Chatman decided it was a good idea to jump on Ayala’s back and perform a front flip — potential neck/spine injuries be damned.

Watch the bizarre moment in the clip below:

Unsurprisingly, Chatman was disqualified for the dangerous stunt.

Here’s LFA’s explanation:

Weird is right.

Chatman’s antics were particularly baffling when you consider his knockout of Ayala was completely fortuitous. If Ayala hadn’t banged his head, there’s a decent chance that Chatman would’ve been the one knocked out.

Either way, not an ideal debut for the amateur Chatman, who was making his professional MMA debut.

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