Martin Nguyen def. Narantungalag Jadambaa at ONE: Roots of Honor

It’s now time to look back on and vote for your favorite knockout from April 2019.

The Body Lock has compiled five of the best knockouts in no ranking order. You can vote at the bottom of this page to crown the “Knockout of the Month.”

Martin Nguyen def. Narantungalag Jadambaa at ONE: Roots of Honor

Martin Nguyen defended his ONE Lightweight Championship by hurting Narantungalag Jadambaa with a leg kick and then while Jadambaa was bouncing in pain, Nguyen launched a perfect flying knee that immediately sent his challenger to the ground.

Joshua Pacio def. Yasuke Saruta at ONE: Roots of Honor

On the same card, 23-year-old Joshua Pacio reclaimed the ONE Strawweight Championship by avenging his loss to champion Yasuke Saruta. When Saruta went in for a right overhand, Pacio threw something between a head kick and a knee, dropping Saruta cold.

Khalid Taha def. Boston Salmon at UFC 236

It’s safe to say Khalid Taha was not happy about his UFC debut ending in a unanimous decision loss back in July 2018. He proved he still has a spot on the UFC roster after dropping Boston Salmon with a combination of hooks after just 25 seconds.

Arman Ospanov def. Lom-Ali Eskijew at ACA 95

In the Russian promotion Absolute Championship Akhmat, Arman Ospanov broke his two-fight losing streak against Lom-Ali Eskijew. In Round 2, as Eskijew was trying to weave into range, Ospanov threw a flying knee connecting with Eskijew’s jaw sending him to the ground, which was followed up by a hammerfist before the fight was stopped.

Magomed Mustafaev def. Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night 149

Thirty-year-old lightweight Magomed Mustafaev had not entered the Octagon since his 2016 loss to Kevin Lee. Mustafaev comeback bid was against 6-0 Rafael Fiziev who was making his UFC debut. After just over a minute into the first round, Mustafaev landed spinning back kick that sent Fiziev to the ground, after a few ground-and-pound punches, the fight was called. Mustafaev joins Renan Barão and Uriah Hall as the only UFC fighter to win via spinning back kick.

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