Friday, September 30, 2022

Watch: MMA Fighter Limps Opponent In Buzzer-Beater Knockout

Lightweight MMA fighter Alvaro Vacacela overwhelmed Jorge Calderon with a flurry of strikes just before the end of Round 2 at Reto de Campeones 2.

Vacacela and Calderon battled on the main card of Reto de Campeones 2 in Lima, PE on Thursday. Both fighters were looking to make a name for themselves in hopes of moving up in the hierarchy of the promotion.

After a back-and-forth opening round, Vacacela started to turn the fight in his favor in Round 2. Just seconds before the end of the round, Vacacela caught Calderon with a big left hook against the cage that collapsed him and ended the fight.

Alvaro Vacacela Sleeps Jorge Calderon At Reto De Campeones 2

Watch Vacacela get the finish below.

Vacacela rebounded in a big way following a loss to Roger Garcia via liver shot at FFC 49 back in March. He has now totaled a 7-7-1 professional record with two of his losses coming against up-and-coming UFC prospect Michael Morales.

As for Calderon, the MMA fighter has now lost back-to-back fights following a win over Anderson Favacho at Samurai Fight Contest 2 back in Feb. 2020.

In the Reto de Campeones 2 main event, bantamweight fighter Marcos Muñoz defeated Julio Davila via first-round submission.

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