Dazed MMA fighter accidentally tries to choke out referee after stunning knockout

In MMA fighter was so disorientated after being knocked out by an opponent that he tried to choke out the referee when the contest had been stopped.

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Joseph Nehm was destroyed by the speed and power of Ryse Brink when the America opened with a devastating kick.

A knee follow up and barrage of punches prompted the referee to step in, but the fight was not over for Nehm.

As Brink peeled off in celebration, the camera catches Nehm coming to and attacking the referee.

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A confused Nehm then needed to be pulled off the official as he tried to execute a rear-naked choke.

Nehm’s team was on their fighter in a split second and managed to convince him to let go.

We can only assume Nehm thought the referee was his opponent at the Knockout Promotions KOP 54 MMA in Michigan.