Journeyman fighter Robin Catalan ended his 3-fight skid with a sensational knockout victory over Cuban opponent Gustavo Balart in the preliminaries of ONE: Masters of Fate on Friday night.
Catalan sent the hometown crowd roaring at Mall of Asia Arena when he connected on a bone-crushing roundhouse kick to Balart's head during their 3-round strawweight bout.
Balart tried to block the shot, but Catalan's shin reached the back of his head, knocking him out unconscious.
In the main event, his brother Rene Catalan will challenge Joshua Pacio for the ONE strawweight title.
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