Monday, October 3, 2022

Watch: MMA Fighter Contorts Opponent In Wild KO

Bantamweight MMA fighter Malcolm Wellmaker earned one of the most vicious one-punch knockouts you’ll ever see at iKON FC 4 on Friday.

Wellmaker faced Langston Sykes at iKON FC 4 in Savannah, GA. The promotion is owned by UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal and is only a few months old.

iKON FC has allowed up-and-coming MMA fighters such as Wellmaker to make a name for themselves in the cage.

Wellmaker started the action by landing a series of kicks to Sykes’ body, stifling his opponent and getting comfortable with his range. After forcing Sykes against the cage midway through the first round, Wellmaker landed a big left hook that sent Sykes unconscious before he hit the canvas.

Malcolm Wellmaker Sleeps Langston Sykes At iKON FC 4

Watch Wellmaker get the finish below.

The win over Sykes moved Wellmaker to a 2-0 professional record, after winning his professional debut in June over Austin Carter at Augusta Fight Night. He also accumulated a 9-1 record on the amateur scene, including six-straight wins before going pro.

As for Sykes, was making his professional debut and was coming off of a split decision win in a Muay Thai fight against Isaiah Carbonel.

In the iKON FC 4 main event, Diego Gomez Manzur submitted Amun Cosme in the first round of their bantamweight matchup.

Want to see more wild KOs and finishes? Check out our Top 10 Finishes of the Week series here!

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