It was February 22 when Ariel Sexton heard the best silence of his life. He had defeated Amir Khan before 15,000 people in Singapore. The crowd was left stunned and silent. Sexton heard his victory in the silence of the opponent’s fans.
It was the most satisfying fight of his career in mixed martial arts. It was at the One Championship tournament, the largest in all of Asia. His opponent is a local superstar and knockout artist.
Sexton planned his fight against Kahn perfectly. He wore him out in the first rounds and then launched into attack mode. The victory was given at a minute and 13 seconds in the third round.
The road that led him to this victory was anything but easy. He grew up in a dangerous part of Canada. After being stabbed seven times, his mother convinced him to move to Costa Rica, where she is from. The anger was destroying him so he immersed himself in martial arts. He trains eight hours a day. Martial arts helps him stay calm and stabilize emotions.