- Pakistan’s Ahmed ‘The Wolverine’ Mujtaba sends India’s Rahul Raju packing in underneath 60 seconds
- Geese an overhand proper, countering Raju with a punch of his personal and ending him
- Referee intervenes as Raju instantly fell to the canvas however Mujtaba adopted up with one other strike
SINGAPORE: Pakistani blended martial arts (MMA) star Ahmed ‘The Wolverine’ Mujtaba destroyed India’s Rahul Raju in ONE Championship’s first spherical, along with his opponent gone in 60 seconds.
The MMA fighter, who hails from Quetta and debuted in 2013, ducked an overhand proper and countered Raju of India with a punch of his personal, ending him in simply the opening minute of their struggle.
The referee needed to intervene as Raju instantly fell to the canvas and Mujtaba adopted up with one other strike. The Pakistani fighter’s win within the first spherical of One Championship — Asia’s greatest MMA promotion — took his profession document to 8-2, whereas his Indian counterpart’s fell to 7-6.
A graduate of the Balochistan College of Data Know-how, Engineering and Administration Sciences (BUITEMS), the 35-year-old’s return marks his first struggle in almost three years when he misplaced to Jia Wen Ma.
After March 2018, a number of bouts, together with two with Raju and one with Eduard Folayang, had been scrapped. In 2016, he toppled Singapore’s highly-rated Benedict Ang, persevering with his four-year spree of wins till shedding to Keanu Subba in 2017.