DIAMOND TAKES HIS SECOND CROWN AT KING IN THE RING
July 20, 2020
Sporting a new blue hair-do, Mike "Blood" Diamond romped through three bouts on Saturday night to be crowned a King in The Ring for the second time.
Diamond won his first fight by TKO late in the second round invoking the two knockdown rule. A tough battle with Welterweight King Arshia Ebadi played out in the semi-final but the more experienced Blood controlled the fight most of the way through earning a unanimous decision to make his way to the final. Facing off against Terrence Montgomery in the final most people expected, Blood managed the distance well for a relatively one sided battle whilst Montgomery appeared to be sporting a leg or foot injury from the earlier bouts.
The victory gives the CKB fighter his second crown, and with his recent record in MMA he's looking more and more likely to follow gym mate and fellow multi KITR champion Israel Adesanya onto the world stage.
The tournament featured a collection of New Zealand's top talent in a night supported by a series of exciting super fights. With a sold out crowd and a series of sporting stars in attendance... READ MORE >>>