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Jonathan Haggerty KOs Felipe Lobo in early Fight of the Year contender – ONE Fight Night 19 Highlights

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Jonathan Haggerty won the ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship in a fight that was a contender for Fight of the year against Brazilian knockout artist Felipe Lobo on Prime Video.

Haggerty looked to take control of the ring and create distance with his signature push kick from the get-go, but it was just a matter of time before the ‘Demolition Man’ would find his way inside and explode. That’s exactly what Lobo did, delivering an onslaught of strikes to the head and body of the defending champ in the second half of the opening round.

A sneaky uppercut finally put Haggerty on the mat with less than a minute to go in the first, but ‘The General’ answered the count and pressed on.

Haggerty, Lobo, and the rest of the team threw caution into the wind in the second. They delivered one the most incredible rounds that have ever been seen in combat sport history. Both men delivered fight-ending explosions to the other, but they both refused to go down. Haggerty sent Lobo to the floor with a counter-left that hit the opponent’s button.

With the fight likely tied after two rounds, Haggerty decided he’d had enough and uncorked a nasty overhand right less than a minute into the third that put Felipe Lobo away…



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