Ricardo Pisaneschi Takes on Ben Cant at Domination 18 Perth
Ricardo Pisaneschi (R) throws right kick during their Australian national championship bout with Benny Mahoney (L) at Nemesis 11 Perth: Smith vs Beausejour - WKN Fight Night on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Kingsway Stadium, Madeley, WA / Pic: Emanuel Rudnicki / Noisy Pixels / FIGHTMAG

Ricardo Pisaneschi is fighting Ben Cant at Domination 18 Perth on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Serpentine Jarrahdale Recreation Centre, in Byford, WA.

Ricardo Pisaneschi, 28, is a Scotland-born residing in Perth, Australian muaythai fighter. He made his debut in 2011. Ever since he has been an active athlete, who also collected several WA State championship belts.

Last year Pisaneschi qualified for the challenge of the Australian title. He faced off Benny Mahoney of Queensland at Nemesis 11 Perth in May. The bout went the wrong way for local favorite.

“I felt embarrassed after my last fight,” Pisaneschi says.

“A guy comes down into your state and levels you. Who wouldn’t be embarrassed.”

“I felt embarrassed and angry. Not so much because it had happened, but because I had trained hard and not performed to the standard my gym or I expect of me.”

Either way four months later Ricardo Pisaneschi is back in action. He takes on Ben Cant of Perth’s M1FC camp. The contest features on the main card of Domination 18 Perth. The bout scheduled for 5×3 minute rounds in the super lightweight division.

“I don’t know a huge amount about Ben apart from he is a tall southpaw who has fought some good guys from WA.”

“He also fought and won one of my trainers Lenthong Salenthong.”

“This makes it more personal, doing it for big Tong!”

The main event at Domination 18 Perth is a 4-man muaythai tournament. Roy Wills, Lloyd Dean, Komkit Janawong and Jaturapat Bash will square the differences in the lightweight eliminator. The show includes the return of Glen Austin to boxing. He takes on Queenslander Richard Simpson in the 4×3 minute rounds cruiserweight bout. In addition, Renae Wauhop makes her debut inside the ring. She goes up against Victoria’s Anita Boom in the super welterweight female boxing contest.


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