Fights are meant to showcase each fighter’s talent. The fighter with the most talent is usually victorious. The WBK 22 in China was supposed to give fans a fight to remember but something went wrong.
Wow. Total cheap shot KO by "Ibragim." Faked the glove touch. WBK 22 pic.twitter.com/fFH6GO9B6L
— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) January 7, 2017
Fans witnessed one of the shortest fights in MMA history. The fight was between Ibragim Khalilov and Bakhtiyar Barotov. The two met at the ring and touched gloves as a sign of good sportsmanship. Khalilov used this unguarded moment to throw a cheap shot at Barotov, which took him out. This was definitely a cheap shot KO but not an illegal one.
No other fighter will face Khalilov without protecting himself.