Watch: MMA Fighter Puts Opponent To Sleep With Knockout
Viktor Makarenko, a welterweight MMA fighter, delivered one of the cage’s most precise spinning back punch knockouts.
On Friday’s main program of ACA 144 in Minsk, Belarus, Makarenko fought Wahid Najand. The two welterweights aimed to start the main event with a highlight that fired up the crowd.
Makarenko ended Najand’s fight with a spinning back punch after a missed head kick.
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It was his professional debut, and he was fighting with Najand, who has a record with six victories and one loss.
Makarenko is an undefeated Belarus fighter with eight victories in his career.
The headliner of ACA 144 was Vitaliy Nemchinov and local fighter Nikola Dipchikov. Nikola suffered a unanimous decision loss in five-round battle, and Nemchinov earned one of the most significant victories of his career.
Also, two young, rising stars from Tbilisi, Georgia, Vazha Tsiptauri and Bidzina Gavashelashvili, earned dominant victories against Armenian and Russian fighters. These fighters are the teammates of Dana White Contender Series participant Amiran Gogoladze.