At a B2 Fighting Series show in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, on Saturday, Cleveland won a vacant heavyweight title with a thudding first-round head kick knockout of Kelvin Fitial (15-10-2, 1 NC).
Watch the amazing finish above.
Cleveland unleashed the left high kick as Fitial attempted to walk him down, landing clean on Fitial’s head and generating a loud smack. The KO blow left Fitial out cold and gave Cleveland plenty of time to celebrate, which he did with a body-shaking dance.
This was the third straight win for Cleveland, who has finished his past three opponents and now holds a 22-13-1 (1 NC) pro record. It’s been a solid turnaround for the 11-year veteran who went a disappointing 1-4 in two seasons with the PFL, failing to advance to the playoffs each time and twice ending up on the wrong end of a Vinny Magalhaes highlight-reel submission.