Mansour Barnaoui KO’s Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Cousin With Flying Knee
Following a two year, 32 man lightweight tournament, Mansour Barnaoui and Shamil Zavurov competed in the final this weekend, at ROAD FC 052. And it was the Frenchman, Barnaoui, who came out victorious over Zavurov, who is the second cousin of UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
And it was a wicked flying knee that won Barnaoui the fight. Winning $200,000 in the process and a title shot at the ROAD FC lightweight champion Kwon A-Sol, with the winner set to receive the grand prize of $1 million.
Khabib was in the corner of Zavurov on the night, to witness the brutal flying knee knockout.
You can read the full results and round up from ROAD FC 052, here: