Vitaly Gurkov of Belarus is fighting Kem Sitsongpeenong of Thailand for the WBC muaythai super welterweight world title on Saturday, January 25, 2014 in Milan, Italy.

Vitaly Gurkov and Kem Sitsongpeenong fought in the semi-final of 2012 IFMA world championships in Russia. The 71kg bout went on distance with the fighter from Belarus earning the judges decision.

The upcoming bout in Milan is a chance for Kem to prove wrong. For Gurkov is a new challenge to claim the world title belt on the professional ring.

Gurkov is known for Australian crowd by an upset he has cause in Melbourne. He took all 2007 Brute Force 8 man tournament.

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Parviz Iskenderov

Parviz Iskenderov is a muaythai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former national champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.