On Saturday January 25, 2014  Belarusian Vital Hurkou defeated renowned Thai world champion Khem Sitsongpeenong in Italian Milan.

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This is the second defeat Sitsongpeenong faces from Hurkou. The first challenge happened last year in Russia, where Hurkou took the win under amateur rules.

This time he claimed to be number one under professional muaythai rules along with taking the champions belt.

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