Three Days In To 2018 And A KO Of The Year Contender Has Already Emerged

We are just three days in to 2018 and an early contender for knockout of the year has already emerged, and it’s going to be hard to beat.

Early Wednesday morning, Japanese based flyweight fighter Satoshi Date delivered a new first in MMA, a thunder roll knockout kick

2018 Knockout of the year and only 3 days into January.
-Rolling Thunder kick knockout, via Satoshi Date

The bout took place under a special rules match at the Ganryujima event in Urayasu, Japan.

At 21 years old Date who is 6-9 in his professional fighting career viciously knocked out his opponent, Shunsuke Kazuki, and the duo has now gone insanely viral for it.

-Kazuki was out before he hit the canvas

We’ve included multiple angles and slow motion highlights of the best finish of the year so far, in the player below.

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