Former two-time Glory Kickboxing champion Cedric Doumbe scored a nine-second knockout in his extremely anticipated PFL debut this afternoon in Paris.
Doumbe (5-0 MMA) squared off with Jordan Zébo (4-1 MMA) on the primary card of as we speak’s Skilled Fighters League occasion in France.
The outcome was a spectacular 9-second knockout for ‘Le Meilleur’, who despatched his opponent crashing to the canvas with a wonderfully executed left hook.
That punch appeared to place Zébo out chilly, however Cedric Doumbe was certain to observe up with some hammer fists to make sure the referee stepped in and stopped the competition.
Take a look at footage of the spotlight reel end beneath:
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Doumbe, 31, had an unbelievable 45 knockouts in his eight-year kickboxing profession and has gained 75 of 83 bouts within the ring.
It was throughout SuperKombat Universe in Dubai in November of 2021, that Doumbe made his MMA debut scoring a primary spherical TKO over Arbi Emiev (2-3 MMA). Following that victory, Doumbe went on to defeat Phruethukorn Chaichongcharden (3-1 MMA) through TKO in July of 2022 and Florent Burillon (2-2 MMA) through KO in December of 2022.
The Cameroonian born ‘Le Meilleur’ (4-0 MMA) had most beforehand fought and defeated Pawel Kilmas (3-2 MMA) through TKO at MMAGP in March of 2023, bringing his report to a powerful 4-0.
Cedric Doumbe was beforehand linked to the UFC in April of this yr however shot down the rumors and later signed a cope with the PFL.
Taking to ‘X‘, Doumbe shared the next sentiments:
“I by no means stated I signed to UFC. I stated that the contract was signed (earlier than #ufcParis) and that till I struggle, I’m not formally within the UFC so I can negotiate with different massive organizations. You need to hear properly once I converse. #📐💀”
“I do know you all wish to see me at #UFC. I actually wish to make it for you, however the selection provided to me is basically not straightforward and at 30 it will likely be the final #selection of my life. It’s not straightforward” ❗️💰V📸
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