At “ONE Championship: Masters of Fate” on Friday in Manila, Philippines, Catalan (9-6 MMA) blasted Balart (8-4 MMA) with a massive head kick in the second round, instantly knocking out his opponent cold and sending him face first to the canvas, in front of his hometown crowd.
Take a look (via Twitter):
Catalan was able to get back to the win column, rebounding from his first round knockout loss to Pongsiri Mitsatit in May, whereas the 4-foot-11 Balart suffered his third straight defeat.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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