Akhmet Aliev is killing them with kindness... and vicious spin kicks.
Living up to his nickname, “Butcher” chopped down Magomedsaygid Alibekov with a picture-perfect spinning wheel kick in the main event of Fight Nights Global 83 on Thursday in Moscow, Russia. He handed Alibekov his first loss and in doing so, became the new FNG lightweight champion.
In the clip above, Aliev lands the devastating strike with less than a minute remaining in Round 3, and the ensuing impact leaves Alibekov completely flat on the mat. The knockout is so definitive that Aliev immediately rushes in to help tend to his fallen foe.