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Watch: Cage Warriors fighter Manny Akpan lands a spectacular spinning head kick KO

Knockouts don’t get much better than this, landed by Manny Akpan at the BEC Arena in Manchester, England, for Cage Warriors 136

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While there was no Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) or Bellator events on tap for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans this weekend, those that tuned into Cage Warriors 136 on UFC Fight Pass were treated to quite a night of combat. Eleven of the 13 fights ended via (technical) knockout and the other two were submissions, so there was no shortage of highlights from the event.

But, when it comes to the highlight of highlights, there’s no better finish from the card than the one landed by Manny Akpan on Connor Hitchens halfway through the “Prelims” undercard portion of the event. Akpan and Hitchens were duking it out furiously until Akpan landed a spinning wheel kick knockout at 4:36 of round two.

Watch it below, care of Cage Warriors:

The win puts Akpan at 3-1 as a professional in addition to his 5-3 record as an amateur.

The main event of the evening also delivered, with Christian Leroy Duncan landing a flying knee knockout win to claim the Cage Warriors middleweight title.

From the first fight of the main card, watch Luke Riley pick apart Jack Eglin to finish his fight and move to 3-0.

And, finally, from the “Prelims” again we have Aleksi Mantykivi staggering Jeanderson Castro before knocking him down and out.

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