Updated 11/07/2021 - 12:47 Chris Barnett, who was born in Zaragoza in 1986 due to the fact that his father - American - was stationed at the Air
Chris Barnett, who was born in Zaragoza in 1986 due to the fact that his father – American – was stationed at the Air Base of said Spanish city, starred in the performance of the night in UFC 268 against Gian Villante.
His wheel kick, with which he left his rival very touched and then finished him off with his fists, was sensationally executed, especially for someone of his corpulence. The celebration, with a somersault and landing on the butt, ended up getting fans of New York excited.
It can be strange to see ‘Beastboy’ Barnett, who has dual nationality, to win in this spectacular way, but this fighter of 1.75 tall and 120 kg He has already scored 17 KOs in his 22 victories in MMA.
His record also includes seven losses, and he actually came off losing in his UFC debut last May. In the second round of his fight against Villante, after 2:23 of said round, he finished what moments before he had begun with a spectacular kick with his left leg.
The crowd at Madison Square Garden screamed when they saw Barnett perform the action, who had been looking to kick Villante from the start. “My damn heel was killing me. My foot is on fire right now. That’s taekwondo 101.”Commented the Spanish-American after the action that everyone applauds today, as well as the New York public applauded his subsequent gesture towards Villante, who is competing for the last time in MMA. “It is not my moment, cheer him on,” said the winner.