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Some reporters have seen the Joe Mixon punch video, and it sounds as bad as you think

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In 2014, Oklahoma suspended five-star freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he punched a woman. Nearly two full seasons and 11 touchdowns later, he spoke to the media for the first time, saying basically nothing.

There's a surveillance video of the incident. Since 2014, it's been unseen. Monday, the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals further complicated the local legal mess. The court ruled that a prior dismissal of a lawsuit to make the video public was in error, and ... it'd take a whole lot of space to explain everything that followed, so read The Oklahoman. (Short version: it's not public yet.)

Hard to imagine the video's eventual release is going to go well for the Sooners and Bob Stoops. Some media members saw it in 2014 in limited viewing:

After a brief discussion, Mixon looks as if he's going to walk away, but looks like he says something as he turns. Molitor then pushes Mixon, setting off a quick series of events that were over in three seconds. Mixon reacts to the push by lunging at Molitor with a closed fist at his side. She reacts by slapping Mixon near where his jaw and neck meet on his left side.

Then the punch.

Mixon lands a devastating right hook that knocks Molitor off her feet. First she hits the table on her left ear, then falls to the ground, where she lays still.

Mixon walks out of the frame toward the front of the restaurant and is not seen again.

After about 35 seconds, Molitor manages to stand up and tries to steady her feet but staggers, eventually sitting down in the chair she stood next to a minute before. Onlookers grab napkins as she holds them up to her face.

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