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17th Mar 2016

VIDEO: Former UFC star Fabio Maldonado scores impressive one-punch KO in pro boxing bout

One punch is all he needed


Since being released by the UFC, Fabio Maldonado has been dusting fools for fun.

Maldonado recently had his second professional boxing bout since leaving the promotion, taking on Alessandro Bernardo (2-7) only one week after defeating Robson Bambu.

The former UFC light heavyweight only needed one punch to finish the fight, connecting with a thunderous overhand right that landed square on Bernardo’s jaw and sent him crashing down to the canvas. Bernardo was able to get back to his feet within the 10-second count, but the referee deemed him too dazed to continue and Maldonado was declared the winner by first round KO.

The impressive win improved Maldonado’s pro boxing record to 24-0, with 23 of those wins coming by way of KO..