MMA star Chris Curtis announced his retirement after defeat at PFL 7.
But he then returned to the ring to get knocked out for a SECOND time in an hour.
The strange scenes happened in Las Vegas on Friday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre.
Numerous fighters were competing to qualify for the PFL Playoffs’ $1million final at the end of the year.
But welterweight ace Curtis’ night didn’t go to plan as he suffered defeat to Magomed Madomedkerimov.
Curtis appeared to indicate he was retiring by laying down his gloves and thanking fans watching him.
He then posted a video to Instagram declaring that the defeat had been his last match.
However, Madomedkerimov shortly fell ill ahead of his next clash against Ray Cooper III, with the winner securing their place at the finals.
It mean Curtis was able to take his place just one hour after the defeat and go within just one win of a chance at the $1m prize.
However, Curtis could not capitalise on the fresh chance as he was KO’d early in the second round.
Curtis then confirmed he would definitely be retiring from MMA.
And he ends his career with 21 wins and eight defeats.