Champion Angel Matos Kicks Referee in the Head! Jim Lampley (NBC) Gets Gold Medal Olympic Laugh! Watch it HERE!

If you are looking to laugh in the Olympics, you had to see this. Make sure to read all the way to the bottom, or you will miss it.

In the Olympic Bronze medal match for taekwondo, Angel Valodia Matos of Cuba, the 2000 Olympic Welterweight Champion, took too much time for an injury time-out and was disqualified from his match.

We are guessing he did not like being disqualified, because his response was to kick the referee in the head. Honestly, he kicked the referee…in the head!!! We figure if he kept going in the match, he may have tried to bite off his opponent’s ear, as in this famous Mike Tyson/Evander Holyfield matchup.

Angel was completely disqualified from the games. Really? Why? Jim Lampley would tell us.

NBC announcer Jim Lampley had us in hysterics. The funniest quote from the Olympics that we can remember!!! Jim said, “Matos was disqualified because… after all, it is the first rule of taekwondo, you cannot kick the referee in the head”.

Get Lampley on “Last Comic Standing”. He had us laughing harder after this comment than we did the entire last two seasons of Last Comic!!

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US Nastia Liukin Wins Gymnastic Gold While Her Mother Goes Sight Seeing

Nastia Liukin won Gold Thursday night in the Women’s Gymnastics all-around Final.  She was spectacular and clearly the undisputed Gold medalist of the entire world.

But as she performed, her mother, Anna Liukin, went sight seeing.

“Actually, I wasn’t in the building at the time”, said Anna, “I decided to go and do sightseeing around the Beijing Area”.  Nastia had to text her mother saying, “I won, love you Mom”.

As Nastia hugged her father and teammates, Nastia’s mother was touring Beijing.

Her mother said she was too nervous to attend, “It would be too many butterflies in my stomach”.

At 8 AM, she texted her daughter to say “Stay focused and have fun!! Text me when you done.  Love you”.

Nastia later said, “I saw her a few hours after I won and it was the first time I had seen her since I left for the Olympics.”

Nastia’s Father, Valeri Liukin, was by her side every step of the way.

Photo Credits: Lluis Gene / Getty Images / NBC