The next edition of Muay Thai tournament “Real Hero” airs live on Amarin TV HD (Thai Channel 34) this coming Sunday May 13. The eight-man knockout contest is set in the Super Featherweight class, with the limit of 62 kg.
Real Hero is a weekly series of tournaments promoted by Top Sangmorakot in Bangkok, Thailand. Every Episode is a tournament in a new weight class.
To take all, the contender has to collect three victories during one evening in the format of a single-elimination tournament: quarter-final, semi-final and final. The winner earns the cheque of 100,000 Thai baht (approx $4,200 AUD).
On Tuesday FIGHTMAG learned the names of participants of the upcoming eliminator. The roster includes the representatives of Thailand, Russia, Laos, Uzbekistan, Tunisia, Vietnam and Australia.
The official weigh-in ceremony is scheduled for Saturday. The tournament draw is conducted on the fight day. The lineup can be found below.
The most recent Real Hero show was held last Sunday May 6 featuring Ukrainian Igor Liubchenko taking all lightweight tournament. The fight results can be found here.
Real Hero 62 kg tournament lineup
Palangrak pot. Phasuk (Thailand)
Alexey Balyko (Russia)
Noukhith Latsaphao (Laos)
Rustamov Ilhom (Uzbekistan)
Kaowongkot Por. Pormmin (Thailand)
Fahdi Khaled (Tunisia)
Nguyen Thuy (Vietnam)
Petros Papoutsakis (Australia)