Watch: Mehdi Dakaev Racks Diving Mid-Air Punch KO At EFC 43
Mehdi Dakaev scored a surreal knockout to retain his lightweight title in the main event of EFC 43.
The fight fans were left in absolute awe when Dakaev landed a left hook while lunging at his opponent in the mid-air at the main event of Eagle Fighting Championship 43 on Friday in Moscow.
Since then, the video of his feat has gone viral with many fans branding this as one of the best knockouts of the year.
It was Dakaev’s second successful title defense of his Lightweight belt and has been undefeated in his last seven fights.
Mehdi Dakaev with an flurry of hooks and diving punch to faceplant Makkasharip Zaynukov in the 2nd round. And STILL Eagle FC Lightweight champ. Wild #EFC43 pic.twitter.com/WCaCnwrltT
— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) December 10, 2021
The EFC will be soon making its debut in the US as it was announced by former UFC lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov who owns the promotion.
The promotion’s upcoming card will be held in Miami on January 28 and will feature Antonio Silva, the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans, and Tyrone Spong.