Knight Fighting is like the UFC for Game of Thrones!

Knight Fighting is like the UFC for Game of Thrones!

Knight Fighting is like the UFC for Game of Thrones!

- Professional Knight Fighting is a new sport that's been on the rise since being first introduced by M-1 Global

- The sport is exactly what it sounds like: two men clad in armor, swinging swords and shields at each other

- The following video is what is being described as the hardest knockout in M-1 Medieval

Professional Knight Fighting is sport that began as a gag performance when Russia’s leading MMA promotion M-1 thought that two armor-clad brutes swinging pieces of metal at each other was a good show.

And they were damn right! Dubbed M-1 Medieval the new sport is now gaining momentum quickly.

Vadim Finkelchtein, president of M-1, said: "Fans seemed to really like it. They were impressed and supported the knights. So, I thought it was worth continuing."

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Knight Fighting is like the UFC for Game of Thrones!

The following is a video of what M-1 describes as the “hardest knockout in M-1 Medieval.”

Before you think that the armor protects the fighters take a look at the face of the guy that got knocked out! In addition, it’s probably so much harder for the referee to tell when the other fighter’s just had enough.

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