WOCS 22: watch Giovanni Diniz’s title-defending knockout

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Giovanni Diniz against Jadson Costa at WOCS 22 / Photo by Welington Borges/publicity

Giovanni Diniz, the boxing coach at top MMA stable Nova União, showed he’s still got it as a competitor Friday night at the 22nd installment of the WOCS promotion. Now 37 years of age, the pugilist needed just over a minute to land an overhand hook that crumpled Jadson Tita to the ground unconscious. The achievement marks the 18th win in lightweight’s MMA career.

Watch him in action, and check out the complete results below:


Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 9, 2012

Giovanni Diniz KO’d Jadson Tita in R1;
Willian Viana versus Pedro Kezen deemed no contest;
Luiz Henrique KLB defeated Franciney Duarte via TKO in R2;
Jamilson Dadozinho defeated Magno Alves via unanimous decision;
André Muniz tapped out Rodrigo Carlos via triangle in R2;
Jeferson Brother defeated Wilson Vidal via TKO in R2;
Carlos Alberto Lobo defeated Jonas Cyborg via TKO in R2.

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