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Hiroto Uesako captures DEEP title with brutal soccer kick KO

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Hiroto Uesako knocks out Koichi Ishizuka at DEEP Cage Impact 2017.
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Hiroto Uesako captured the DEEP featherweight title in style this weekend.

Uesako (12-6), a 30-year-old veteran of the Japanese MMA circuit, won the vacant strap with an old-school flourish, knocking out Koichi Ishizuka (12-3) with a devastating soccer kick midway through the third round of co-headlining contest on Saturday at DEEP Cage Impact 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. With the win, Uesako pushed his recent record to 6-1 since 2015, a blistering run that includes four KO/TKO finishes.

Catch video of Uesako’s grisly stoppage victory below.