Isa Town, Bahrain| Gurdarshan Mangat lived up to his hype as the Tristar trained Indian secured a second round TKO victory over Troy Bantiag following a dominant display.
The bantamweight bout was part of the preliminary card of today’s Brave 2: Dynasty event at Khalifa Sports City in Isa Town, Bahrain. It streamed on Live in BraveFights.com and on ABS-CBN Sports and Action Network found throughout Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East. In the U.S. Brave 2 was aired on MYX TV, found on Comcast and DirecTV.
Mangar peppered Bantiag with kicks to the body and knees to the head in the clinch as he wore down the game, but over-matched Filipino.
He finished round one with a beautiful head kick and knee to the head which turned out the lights of Bantiag who collapsed, but was saved by the bell.
Mangat came out of the traps and attacked at the beginning of the second round, securing a nice takedown and then Bantiag covered-up the moment he started landing his ground and pound. The referee soon called a halt to the contest as Mangat landed hammer fists, moving the Indian to 9-1 as Bantiag fell to 5-5.
The biggest winner in this bout were the Indian fans who filled up the Khalifa Sports City.
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