Young MMA Sensation Chelsea Hackett Wins Via Vicious Leg Sweep Knockout
MMA fighter Chelsea Hackett knocked out her opponent Nicole Szepesvary via a vicious leg sweep on Friday night.
In the opening moments of the second round, Szepesvary threw a front kick at the 21-year-old prodigy who caught it with ease.
Szepesvary was hopping on one leg and at the mercy of Hackett who took out her standing leg with a a leg sweep.
Check out the clip below.
TKO by sweep. It's just how we do at #EternalMMA49 pic.twitter.com/G53vKXa6P2
- UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) November 1, 2019
The impact of the fall knocked the 32-year-old out and gave Hackett a quick and decisive second round victory.
The referee was quick to notice the Australian fighter was knocked out and awarded Hackett the victory for her second fight.
Her record is now a promising 2-0 while Szepesvary stands at 2-2.
Fans on Twitter praised Hackett for her ruthlessness.
Um, did Chelsea Hackett knock out Nicole Szepesvary with a powerbomb or a choke slam?#EternalMMA49 #AussieMMA https://t.co/QFIzPcH8sv
- Mike J. Bautista (@MikeJBknows) November 1, 2019
Dont see that often
- Not Overeem.. (@UndercOvereem) November 2, 2019
The duo were meant to face off at UFC 243 in Melbourne but Szepesvary was forced out of the fight.
Hackett, who's also Australian, spoke ahead of the fight about being 'pi**ed off' at the cancellation.
Per Sporting News, she stated,
"As a fighter, you prepare for a certain date and I was two weeks out from that fight and my family had bought tickets to Melbourne, so I was pi**ed off."
Chelsea Hackett is def one to watch guys. That tko was not a fluke https://t.co/FgFeSN9z1V
- Moni Sneaks (@Monsneaks) November 1, 2019
"I was so excited to fight that weekend, because UFC was a few days later, there was going to be awesome people at the event, and it was on Fight Pass. It was going to be a great event to be a part of.
"I was devoed. I still went, but I was devoed that I couldn't fight."
View this post on InstagramWe did it baby! Round 2 KO with the catch & sweep :smirk: #sillypurplebelts
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It's safe to say she took out that anger on her opponent on Friday night.
Hackett is aiming to be in the UFC by the time she is in her mid 20's.
With performances like that, there's no doubt that she'll be on the biggest stage.
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