A poor college student desperate for cash died after fighting a kickboxing champion in a match.
Promised $34 for the fight, 22-year-old Ming Jixian decided to take on an experienced kick-boxer named Wang Haoran in Chengdu city, Sichuan province on November 30.
Critics were not impressed after Chinese MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong destroyed a much older “Kung Fu master” under kickboxing rules.
The outspoken 40-year-old fighter, who has made it his mission to expose “fake Kung Fu,” defeated 56-year-old Tian Ye with ease over the weekend in China.
An amateur kickboxer knocks out his opponent, a practitioner of traditional martial arts tai chi, in a matter of a few seconds after the match begins in what may be considered as one of the fastest knockouts in kickboxing.
The fight took place earlier this month and was organized by the Shanghai-based Shengshi Yinghao Club in Suzhou, eastern China, according to South China Morning Post.
Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor got a much-deserved clap back from Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa after posting some racist remarks on Instagram.
McGregor was making fun of an image taken at a recent press conference in Japan featuring Nasukawa with boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. promoting a potential upcoming bout.