The conflict between Raymond Daniels and Peter Stanonik was delivered to a untimely finish on Friday evening as two successive groin strikes resulted in a hospital go to.
Daniels, who’s a world-class kickboxer, was responsible of committing the unlawful strikes at Bellator 245 and was extraordinarily apologetic after the incident, which Conor McGregor‘s coach, John Kavanagh, known as the ‘most spectacular’ he had ever seen.
The 40-year-old landed an unintentional groin strike to Stanonik in the beginning of the second spherical which required a quick pause within the motion.
After the referee allowed the welterweights to proceed, the 32-year-old American was on the deck and unable to combat on simply moments later after a spin kick caught him clear within the groin space.
Stanonik was left writhing in agony, punching the canvas and will heard crying out in ache as Daniels provided his honest apologies.
“I hope my opponent Peter is okay, clearly I by no means imply to hit anyone so far as low blows. At any time when I knock somebody out or down, I hope they’re okay so I undoubtedly hope he’s okay,” he stated.
“Positively not how I wished the combat to go. I had a wholly completely different ending in my finish.
“It’s the primary time that’s ever actually occurred. First time I believed it was a physique shot, however my foot is fairly large and covers lots of floor.
“The second time I undoubtedly hit him clear. He kicked me, knocked me off steadiness and made me miss slightly bit.
“2020 has been that type of yr, loopy yr. I don’t usually miss my spin kicks like that.”
Daniels admitted he knew the combat was completed when the second spinning again kick related with Stanonik.
He defined: “The second hit very onerous and the spin kick is the toughest approach you’ll be able to throw in all fight sports activities.
“My spin kick is type of like my bazooka, grenade launcher, no matter you wish to name it.
“It could possibly finish issues instantly method wherever it lands. Sadly it landed within the groin neighborhood.
“I hope he’s okay, I by no means wish to damage my opponent the place they must be carried off.”