What would really happen if Sub-Zero froze your head and punched the hell out of it? That's the question the first episode of The Science of Mortal Kombat sets out to ask. Watch:

Fans of science-entertainment may remember a similar test by TV's Mythbusters, but the team from Nerdist's Because Science have enlisted the aid of reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier to ensure the perfect punch fo their cross-promotional experiment. Remember, kids. Don't try this at home!

Professional martial artists are making Mortal Kombat more real day by day! UFC Champion turned WWE Superstar Ronda Rousey is not only the new voice of Sonya Blade, but also competed in Sonya inspired ring gear in her title defense at WWE: Elimination Chamber!

At the risk of spoiling in any way what happens to a frozen skull once its dipped in liquid nitrogen and clobbered, you can see Sub-Zero performing the original move in the MK11 Fatality Trailer! Discuss the real deal finishers from the game in the Mortal Kombat 11 forum!