VIDEO: MMA fighter gets distracted by referee, takes devastating kick to the mouth and almost ends up knocked out

Vlad Gutu tries to talk to the referee, but receives a left kick to the mouth during the Ares MMA main fight

VIDEO: MMA fighter gets distracted by referee, takes devastating kick to the mouth and almost ends up knocked out. Photo: Reproduction/X

VIDEO: MMA fighter gets distracted by referee, takes devastating kick to the mouth and almost ends up knocked out. Photo: Reproduction/X

A moment of distraction during the main fight of the Ares 20 event, last Thursday (18), cost Vlad Gutu dearly. While talking to the referee, the fighter MMA he lowered his guard and ended up receiving a precise kick to the mouth from his opponent, Virgil Augen.

The incident went viral on social media. In the images, it is possible to see Gutu with both feet and one hand on the floor, apparently looking for a more comfortable position. In a moment of inattention, he deviates from the fight to talk to the referee, even looking at the professional.

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Virgil Augen, aware of the opportunity, delivered a quick and precise shot just as Vlad Gutu took his arm off the ground.

The impact of the blow was strong and hit the fighter in the mouth, who immediately defended himself and complained to the referee.

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Despite the blow, Gutu was not knocked out and continued in the fight. However, the distraction left him vulnerable and he ended up being finished with a rear naked choke in the second round.

The defeat marks the first setback in Vlad's career, which now has two positive results and one negative. Augen, who left with his arms raised high, boasts an undefeated record of eight victories.

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VIDEO: MMA fighter gets distracted by referee, takes devastating kick to the mouth and almost ends up knocked out

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