MMA fighter dropkicks homeless man to floor to stop ‘aggressive’ rampage

A mixed martial arts fighter dropkicked an aggressive homeless man who attacked innocent shoppers during an "unprovoked" rampage.

Ro Malabanan, 44, was on the way to his boxing instructor job when he witnessed Samuel Frazier, 28, sucker-punch a construction worker in Manhattan.

He rushed over to check on the victim before he charged after the suspect and took him down from behind on Wednesday (July 27) morning.

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The good samaritan explained: “My jiu-jitsu instincts just kicked in. I jumped on his back.

“He tried to swing me off then – but for those of you in the know – a seatbelt position dragged him down to the floor, and I immediately took his back and pinned him to the ground.”

He added: "Out of nowhere people were like ‘yeah this guy punched me in the face’, ‘yeah this guy hit me’, ‘this guy hit an old guy’."

Other victims attempted to fight the suspect but Malabanan pleaded with them to stop and alerted the police.

According to NYPD, police initially found that Frazier had attacked a 50-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy.

Police confirmed that he was charged with two accounts of assault, reports The Post.

Malabanan believes at least six people were attacked by Frazer and said he was “playing the victim".

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The MMA fighter said the homeless man accused his victims of walking into him first.

“Nah, that’s bulls**t, bro, you still don’t punch people in the face for no f-ing reason,” Malabanan responded.

Video footage showed members of the public shake his hand as two cops arrested the suspect, reports New York Post.

Malabanan warned: “A lot of crazies out there in the streets right now so just please be careful. They will sucker-punch you. They will take out their frustrations.”

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