A street fight between three men and a single fighter, who witnesses said could have been a trained fighter, ended when two men were knocked unconscious and the lone fighter fled before police arrived.

It happened at about 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of State Street, Madison police said.

"Witnesses said there was a primary aggressor, who punched and knocked down three different men, two knocked out temporarily," said police spokesman Joel DeSpain.

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"Some believed the man throwing the quick punches must have been trained as a fighter."

One victim needed stitches but there were no serious injuries.

The suspect believed to be a trained fighter is Hispanic, 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 145 pounds, in his 20s, short brown hair curly on top but shaved on the sides, facial stubble, wearing a gray T-shirt and blue jeans.

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