AJ Fletcher’s violent flying knee KO of Leonardo Damiani on Dana White’s Contender Series will give you chills.
The 2021 season of Dana White’s Contender Series is finally here, and AJ Fletcher earned an unbelievable finish over Leonardo Damiani that will surely impress UFC president Dana White.
Fletcher made quick work of Damiani in the first round with a violent flying knee knockout that shocked the audience in the UFC Apex. It was a back-and-forth bout up until Fletcher forced Damiani to the fence and landed an electrifying flying knee that sent his opponent falling to the canvas.
The knockout certainly earned the attention of White, who looked completely caught off guard by the vicious finish by Fletcher.
AJ Fletcher made a statement to begin the 2021 season of Dana White’s Contender Series
Fletcher earned a spot in DWCS after eight straight wins to begin his professional MMA career, including brief stints with iKon Fighting and Fury FC promotions.
At 24 years old, Fletcher rose to the challenge of fighting on one of the biggest stages in the sport, earning a knockout that DWCS fans will remember for a long time.
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