At Cage Warriors 162 in Rome, Italy, fans witnessed a featherweight bout that ended in seconds, leaving everyone in awe. Baris Adiguzel faced off against Alex Bertinazzi in an encounter that rapidly turned from cautious to explosive.
Cage Warriors, Europe’s premier MMA promotion headquartered in England, is known for delivering thrilling events, and Cage Warriors 162 was no exception. From up-and-coming prospects to seasoned fighters, the card featured a wide range of matchups that kept fans on the edge of their seats.
The featherweight bout in question, between Baris Adiguzel and Alex Bertinazzi, unfolded in a way nobody anticipated. Initially, both fighters approached cautiously, waiting for the right moment to strike. The match appeared to be heading for a long, strategic showdown.
However, in just a matter of seconds, the entire bout took a sharp turn. Bertinazzi seized the initiative and launched a leg kick that disrupted Adiguzel’s balance. Taking advantage of the situation, Bertinazzi unleashed a flurry of hard punches towards Adiguzel’s head, intensifying the bout.
Amid the onslaught, Adiguzel found himself on the defensive, off-balance, and receiving a barrage of punches. In a move that left everyone stunned, Adiguzel managed to turn the tide with lightning speed. As Bertinazzi continued his attack, Adiguzel identified a momentary opening and delivered a devastating left hand.
The punch landed squarely on Bertinazzi’s jaw, and the impact was so powerful that it sent Bertinazzi crashing to the canvas, face first. Reacting swiftly, the referee stopped the match, declaring Baris Adiguzel the victor by knockout in the very first round.
The aftermath was surreal. Alex Bertinazzi lay on his side, appearing to experience a seizure from the intense impact, as his legs trembled uncontrollably. It was a stark reminder of the unpredictability and brutality that MMA can deliver.
With this remarkable victory, Baris Adiguzel now boasts a professional record of 4 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, Alex Bertinazzi’s record stands at 4 wins and 3 losses, following this shocking outcome.
The explosive encounter at Cage Warriors 162 serves as a testament to the remarkable moments that the world of MMA continues to provide, captivating fans with its unpredictability and raw excitement.
Baris Adiguzel with the KNOCKOUT 😳💥
KOs his opponent in less than 20 seconds!
— Cage Warriors (@CageWarriors) October 28, 2023