MMA Knockout of the Day: Charles Bennett Buries K.J. Noons

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At EliteXC: Destiny, K.J. Noons was set to face-off against Charles Bennett.

Not many gave Bennett a chance, and the trash talking before hand brought out the anger in Noons. Both fighters were taking it to each other, a pretty normal first round.

But towards the end of the round, Bennett hit Noons and gave his head a little ringing. Noons quickly disengages and circles away. Bennett wanted the fight bad enough though and landed a sweet right handed punch to the dome of Noons as he was going down to his knee and knocked Noons out cold.

Bennett, after his win, goes around doing back flips off of every conceivable corner in the cage. Bennett then went out and circled the cage in front of the roaring crowd.

After that fight it was a good start for Bennett. Bennett won his next two fights, but then the trouble happened. After that two-fight win streak Bennett went 3-8, leaving him with a grand total of 5-8 after the Noons knockout.

Bennett's last fight was on April 16 of this year, a loss to Jason Gybels by rear-naked choke.

Noons had a slightly different career afterwards. This knockout was Noons' first loss in his MMA career and he sunk to 3-1. After that fight though, Noons went on to win the EliteXC lightweight title over none other then Nick Diaz. This was the only loss for Diaz after he left the UFC for the second time.

Noons went 6-1 after the knockout and has not fought since losing by unanimous decision to Nick Diaz for the Strikeforce welterweight championship.

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