Thai Fight Chiang Mai
Thai Fight Chiang Mai

Mukhanzhan replaces Naseri at Thai Fight 67 kg tournament semi-final

Famed Muay Thai promotion “Thai Fight” finalizes 2017 with an international gala held tomorrow night (Saturday December 23) at CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport. The event features a ten-fight bill, with the semi-final bouts of three single-elimination tournaments, as well as a series of super fights.

The previously revealed fight card has suffered a change. FIGHTMAG learned from our source in Bangkok Top Sangmorakot, that Bauyrbek Mukhanzhan of Kazakhstan replaces a previously announced Iranian fighter Amir Naseri.

Mukhanzhan goes up against Brazilian Henrique Muller in the semi-final bout of the 67 kg tournament. In another semi-final famed Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym faces Canadian Abdou Haddad.

Among other bouts Thai star Saiyok takes on Italian super welterweight Martin Meoni. Sudsakorn meets Ukrainian Vasyl Sorokin also at super welterweight. In addition super lightweight PTT Petchrungrueng battles out against Brazilian Victor Nunes.

The official weigh-in ceremony is conducted on Friday. The show airs live on Channel 3 and 33 from 6.00-8.00 pm (local time) and on Channel 28 from 8.00-9.45 pm, and online on LINE TV. The current fight card can be found below.

67 kg Semi Final
Saenchai vs. Abdou Haddad
Bauyrbek Mukhanzhan vs. Henrique Muller

70 kg Semi Final
Saensatharn vs. Walid Otmane
Mohamed Houmer vs. Naimjon Tukhtaboev

72.5 kg Semi Final
Chanajon vs. Islam Murtazaev
Saiyok Pumpanmuang vs. Martin Meoni

Super Fights
Featherweight Peth-Samui vs. Kobilbek Tulabaev
Super welterweight Sudsakorn Sor. Klinmee vs. Vasyl Sorokin
Lightweight Mungkornkhao vs. Michael Michi
Super lightweight PTT Petchrungrueng vs. Victor Nunes

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 and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.


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