Following a brutal knockout victory over Houston Nole at Fury FC 83, Shane Wright surprised onlookers with a poignant gesture.
As officials attended to his opponent, Wright knelt down and signaled to the crowd, conveying his desire for them to refrain from cheering the violent conclusion of the fight.
You can watch the knockout and witness the gesture in the video below, courtesy of Fury FC and Grabaka Hitman.
The right-hand punch that sent Nole to the canvas not only secured victory for Wright but also brought an end to his two-fight losing streak. In his prior match, he suffered a second-round knockout. As for Nole, this marked his second consecutive knockout loss, with his professional debut concluding in a mere 24 seconds.
Fury FC 83, featuring a total of 13 bouts, unfolded at UMAC in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was broadcast on UFC Fight Pass.