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Banario’s left hook is second best KO in 2017
by Harley F. Palangchao

BEST KO IN 2017 -- Former ONE featherweight world champion and now lightweight division fighter Honorio Banario of Team Lakay’s knockout of Jaroslaw Jartim in April is one of the jaw-dropping knockouts in ONE MMA promotion 2017. -- ONE photo

Benguet mixed martial arts pride Honorio Banario’s stellar one-punch knockout of Jaroslaw Jartim in ONE: Kings of Destiny in April is one of the best knockouts to be witnessed in ONE’s outings in 2017.

ONE announced last week that Banario’s single left hook ranked number two among all best KOs in the biggest MMA promotion in Asia.

Banario, the former ONE featherweight world champion before moving up to the lightweight division, has won four straight matches, including two spectacular finishes in his last two outings.

On April 21, Banario showcased another epic performance, stopping ONE debutant Jartim with a single left hook.

Countering a body kick with a punching combination, Banario unleashed a left hook that landed square on Jartim’s jaw, turning the lights out immediately for his Czech opponent.

It was Banario’s first real knockout victory since he stopped compatriot Andrew Benibe at ONE: Pride of Nation in August 2012.

Ranked number one best KO of 2017, was Martin Nguyen’s history-making knockout of former ONE lightweight world champion Eduard Folayang at ONE: Legends of the World in Manila in November.

Having just lifted the coveted ONE featherweight world championship from the previously unbeaten Marat Gafurov via scintillating knockout just three months prior, Vietnamese-Australian dynamo Nguyen became an overnight sensation.

Nguyen catapulted to superstardom through a series of impressive highlight-reel finishes, culminating with his knockout of Gafurov.

With an unstoppable weapon in his vaunted overhand right, Nguyen emerged as a legitimate knockout artist who is capable of toppling anyone with a single shot.

Nguyen proved that yet again last November as he entered hostile territory to challenge beloved Filipino martial arts superstar Folayang for the ONE lightweight title.

The jaw-dropping knockout of Folayang earned Nguyen the ONE lightweight World championship and wrote his name in history books as the first man to hold two world titles simultaneously in ONE Championship.

 
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