All Star Fight Phuket results: Buakaw Banchamek stops Niclas Larsen
Buakaw Banchamek and Niclas Larsen squared off this past Sunday (Jan. 27) in Phuket, Thailand. The pair of welterweights headlined Muay Thai event All Star Fight 7.
The scheduled for three rounds encounter ended prior the final bell. The famed Thai fighter took the win by TKO in Round 2. The bout was stopped by the referee, saving the competitor from Denmark from further damage.
The opening saw an exchange between the two. Buakaw was making a statement with heavy kicks to the body. The Dane fighter tried to pay back with punches, yet was facing a solid defense and counter attack from the Thai who continued putting on a pressure.
Buakaw dropped his opponent twice with a barrage of punches. Although the bout was resumed after the second knockdown it was waved off in a few seconds. The referee made a call to stop the contest seeing an ongoing punishment received by Larsen who seemed unable to defend.