VIDEO: Chilean 'defies gravity' and knocks out opponent with devastating kick at UFC Vegas 90

Ignacio Bahamondes delivers a brutal knockout and secures victory over Christos Giagos in the first round

Chilean 'defies gravity' and knocks out opponent with devastating kick at UFC Vegas 90. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@UFC

Chilean 'defies gravity' and knocks out opponent with devastating kick at UFC Vegas 90. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@UFC

Ignatius Bahamondes has proven once again that he is a force to be feared in the Octagon. The Chilean, a specialist in stand-up fighting and plastic kicks, dominated Christos Giagos from start to finish of the fight at UFC Vegas 90, culminating in a devastating knockout in the first round.

With the victory, Bahamondes has 15 positive results and five negative results in his career, the tenth positive result being a knockout.

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The Chilean consolidates himself as one of the main names in the lightweight category (up to 70,3kg.) UFC and shows that it has the potential to reach the top of the division.

Giagos, in turn, suffered his second consecutive defeat and distanced himself from the title race. The fighter needs to recover to return to the best days of his career in professional MMA.

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The fight started with Bahamondes putting pressure on Giagos, looking for spaces to land his precise strikes. The Chilean soon found the opening and connected with a high left kick straight into his opponent's face, knocking him to the ground.

VIDEO: Chilean 'defies gravity' and knocks out opponent with devastating kick at UFC Vegas 90

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