CES 33 on March 11 was headlined by a vacant bantamweight title fight between Kody Nordby and Andre Soukhamthath. Things began heating up between the two prior to the fight, and there was indeed some bad blood that entered the cage with them.
After four action packed rounds, Soukhamthath put Nordby unconscious with a nasty flying-knee to claim the vacant CES Bantamweight title.
MMA Sucka’s ‘Knockout of the Month’ for March 2016: Vicious Knee Claims CES Bantamweight Title
Check out the full event highlights below, including Soukhamthath‘s brutal flying-knee.
There was no shortage of knockout blows landed this month, so here’s a list of honorable mentions:
- Bellator 151 | Ray Wood def. Chris Jones via TKO (spinning back-fist + punches) in Round 1
- UFC 196 | Nordine Taleb def. Erick Silva via KO (punch) in Round 2
- ACB 31 | Zabit Magomedsharipov def. S. Arapkhanov via KO (punch) in Round 1
- CES 33 | Nate Andrews def. Julian Lane via KO (punches) in Round 1
- Pancrase 276 | Toshinori Tsunemura def. Yuki Baba via KO (Punch) in Round 1
- WSOF 29 | Brandon Royval def. Danny Mainus via KO (Knee) in Round 1
- ROAD FC 29 | Carlos Toyota def. Gun-Oh Shim via TKO (Punches) in Round 1
- UFC Brisbane | Mark Hunt def. Frank Mir via KO (Punch) in Round 1
- UFC Brisbane | Steve Bossé def. James Te Huna via KO (Punch) in Round 1
- TOP FC 10 | Joo Hwan Kim def. Jung Bum Choi via KO (slam) in Round 3