Kiwi boxer Hemi Ahio wins with KO in Saudi Arabia

Kiwi heavyweight boxer Hemi Ahio has impressed in his latest fight in Saudi Arabia.

The 28-year-old muscled undefeated German Ali Kiydin to the ropes and dropped him in the first round in Jeddah.

The result means Ahio remains undefeated after 15 pro bouts.

Teammate and interim middleweight UFC champion Israel Adesanya was on hand to witness the knockout.

The fight came in the undercard of Amir Khan and Billy Dib's fight, which Khan took out with a fourth-round knock out. 

Watch the video of the knockout.