Aalon Cruz may as well have put pen to paper as soon as he left the cage.
In the third round of his bout with previously unbeaten Steven Nguyen, Cruz (8-2) landed a jumping knee flush on Nguyen’s chin to record a KO with just 24 seconds remaining in the fight. It was just the second finish via strikes in the Floridian’s young career.
Watch Cruz’s reaction to earning a contract below:
Full results from Week 6 of Contender Series can be seen here.