VIDEO: Father Outclasses Son With UFC-Style One-Punch Knockout in Mid-Street Boxing Bout, and Wishes Him ‘Goodnight’

Published 09/20/2023, 11:58 AM EDT

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The sport of boxing has seen many legendary father-son duos wreak havoc in their own individual eras. There are not just one but several iconic father-son boxers who have gone on to etch their names in boxing folklore. Their legacy will always live on.

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The bond between a father and son is quite mysterious and hard to explain, but a beautiful bond indeed. A viral video showed a father and son involved in a friendly boxing match in the middle of the street. The young boy wanted to face up against his old man and test his own skills.

Father overpowers son in a friendly street fight

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Uploaded by ‘Fight Mate’, the video showed both of them all pumped and ready to face off. The clip started in typical boxing fashion, with the two boxers entering from the side of the frame. The son engaged in some mild trash talk, but the father was laser focused.

The son shouted, “Get em up!” and that spelled the start of their bout. The father gauged his son’s movements and unleashed a powerful punch straight to the face. His son let out a loud grunt and fell straight to the floor.

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He understood the fight was over and said “goodnight” and lay down on the floor. Although the fight got over in just 10 seconds, the video was a nice breath of fresh air from the usual violence. The duo showed great camaraderie between each other.

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The video is certainly a reminder of what father-son duos are like in boxing. It turned the clock back to perhaps the greatest duo to grace the sport, Mayweather Sr and Jr. No one needs any memory or help to grasp the greatness of Floyd Mayweather, arguably the greatest boxer ever, but his father was quite the menace in his time.

Floyd Mayweather Sr had a record of (28-6-1, 17 KOs) and was hailed by all for defensive prowess and sharp mind. Netizens were happy to watch the father and son battle it out and had a lot to say about the video. Take a look at some of the top comments made!

Duncan shared a GIF that well described the son’s situation.

RealSmeth said that the punch had Mike Tyson-like power.

Morez highlighted that there was an old man’s strength in that punch.

Lebronfan23 said the sons should not mess with their pops.

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Ron was very impressed by the boxing move the father made.

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The video highlighted just how pure and loving the bond between the father-son duo was. The father taught his son a tough but valuable lesson, one that he will keep with him for life!

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Allen David James is a writer covering viral sports moments at EssentiallySports. A Mass Communication graduate, specialized in Journalism, his love and passion for the game of cricket has led him to different junctures in life and brought out immense emotion and drive for a mildly calm individual. Apart from cricket, singing and playing badminton are two activities that help him break away from the pressures of work and deadlines! Here he is now, a content writer, creator and broadcaster, trying to make his way in this wonderful world of sports, where tough never rest!
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Arnima Shukla

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