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Video: Arman Tsarukyan scores blistering head kick KO

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Arman Tsarukyan lands a decisive head kick on Felipe Olivieri at an S-70 event in Sochi, Russia
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Arman Tsarukyan is making a habit out of knocking off fighters with UFC experience and he added another one to the list on Wednesday.

The Armenian-born lightweight picked up his fifth career win by knockout, clobbering Felipe Olivieri with an expertly-timed head kick at an S-70 event in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday.

Olivieri (15-6) looked to stand and bang with Tsarukyan (13-1) in the third round, but he whiffed on a left hook just as Tsarukyan threw the fight-ending kick. The strike left Olivieri flat on his back, out cold.

This was Tsarukyan’s 12th consecutive win. The 21-year-old now owns victories over former UFC fighters Olivieri, Junior Assuncao, and Takenori Sato.