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Note to MMA fighters (and everyone about to throw down in any situation): Only taunt your adversary if you’re ready for the kick to the face you might provoke.

While Shai Lindsey certainly livened up his MMA bout with Carlo Juinio in the Tuff ‘n’ Uff amateur arena Sunday, he proved that showboating is a double-edged sword.

After raising his arms in a “Come at me, bro,” gesture of sorts, Juinio did as he requested, LEVELING Lindsey with an abrupt kick to the face, ending the match.

Fortunately, he suffered only a massive hemorrhage to his ego.

Shai Lindsey-Carlo Juinio MMA Showboating Fail