Neymar's bodyguard scores stunning KO in 50 seconds

The man tasked with protecting one of the world's most famous footballers has made a name for himself in the UFC.

Nordine Taleb spends most of his time as a bodyguard for Brazilian football star Neymar.

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And Taleb must have spent a lot of time watching Neymar kick a football, judging by his own kicking skills in the UFC.

Taleb makes a name for himself. Image: Getty

Taleb stepped into the Octagon on Sunday at Fight Night Winnipeg, destroying Danny Roberts with a brutal combo.

Taleb rocked Roberts with a massive head kick reminiscent of what Neymar does to the ball, before following up with a straight right hand that left his opponent seeing stars.

Neymar. Image: Getty

The referee called an immediate end to the fight after just 50 seconds as Roberts struggled to protect himself, sparking rapturous celebrations from the bodyguard.

The event in Canada kicked off with high drama as Oluwale Bamgbose was left face-down on the canvas after a brutal knee to the face.

Middleweight fighter Alessio Di Chirico caught Bamgbose right in the face with the vicious strike, rendering his opponent unconscious on his feet.