Take notice all Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 170-pounders, Siyar Bahadurzada is coming to knock you out early.
After making his long-awaited debut in the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) proving grounds, Siyar proved why he deserves to mix it up with the heavy hitters of the promotions welterweight division by making quick work of dangerous Brazilian Paulo Thiago at UFC on FUEL TV 2 last week in Sweden.
Siyar knocked out the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt (BJJ) in only 42 seconds of the opening frame, handing him his third loss in his past four outings. Not only did Siyar Bahadurzada put the rest of the UFC’s 170-pound division on notice, he also picked up a cool $50,000 for his efforts as he earned the “Knockout of the Night” bonus.
Not bad for an Octagon rookie.
After waiting 10 long years to get the call up to the big leagues to showcase his talent, which he honed through the years spent training at UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s former stomping grounds, th...