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 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.
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.
Taleb works as Neymars bodyguard. Gets a ko in 50 seconds. Give the man a raise @neymarjr— MMA All Day (@fightoftheday) December 16, 2017
Jesus. Just saw the clip of Taleb knocking out Roberts. That was brutal. #UFCWinnipeg— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) December 16, 2017
Taleb looks incredible. What a devastating KO #UFCWinnipeg— Trevor Robb (@TrevorRobb_) December 16, 2017
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.