VIDEO | Karate Black Belt defeats 7’3 Kickboxer in stunning upset

June 22, 2017 9:06 am by Evan Bell
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In what will forever be known as a true ‘David vs. Goliath’ style matchup in kickboxing, back in 2007 7’3 Korean kickboxer Kim Young Hyun stepped into the K-1 ring against Karate black belt Nicholas Pettas in a fight that left fight fans stunned.

While it was Kim Young Hyun who dominated the fight early on, Pettas managed to survive the onslaught, before then landing some heavy leg kicks, as well as body shots, that slowed Hyun down.

In regards to the stoppage, you have to see how the match plays out to believe this true David vs. Goliath story!

This article first appeared on on 6/22/2017.


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