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Video: Son gets revenge, knocks out MMA fighter who beat his dad

He waited 14 years and then ... BOOM!

In the main event of Shooto Hawaii: “Soljah Fight Night,” which took place inside Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu on July 9, 2004, Hawaii’s own Ray Cooper was choked out by a young Jake Shields in the Shooto Americas main event. His son, Ray Cooper III, could do nothing but watch.

And wait.

14 years later, the 25 year-old Hawaiian would get the chance to avenge his father's loss and advance himself in the Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) tournament in the welterweight headliner of PFL 3.

The 39 year-old Shields, by that point, was a highly-decorated grappler, ex-Strikeforce champion, and former UFC welterweight title contender. Not surprisingly, he was a massive -1400 favorite on some sports books.

Somebody made some decent coin last night.

That’s because Cooper did in fact avenge his father’s loss and crushed Shields with a series of violent punches to end their showdown in the second round.

“There was a lot of history going into that fight,” Cooper said. “I wanted to get back at Jake. He’s one of the toughest guys in sport. Stepping into the cage, I was just getting into the zone. And now I’m already getting back to rehearsal for the next fight.”

Watch the highlights provided by PFL in the video above.

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