Mixed martial arts is a steadily growing sport. Consequently, MMA is still chock full of surprises. This time around, a professional fighter suffered a rather shocking result that he was certainly not expecting.
WBK 22 in Hangzhou, China back in 2017. Featured on the night’s card, Ibragim Khalilov faced off against Bakhtiyar Barotov. Barotov quickly approached his opponent at the sound of the bell.
The fighter reached out his hand in an attempt to respectfully touch gloves with his opponent. However, Khalilov retaliated with a swift strike to the face that brought an abrupt end to the match up.
Check out a replay of the crafty knockout performance within the video provided above.