Thai Fight: 10-fight bill made in Phuket
Saenchai is back in the ring tonight (Feb. 23) in Phuket. Battling it out in the main event of Thai Fight the famed muay thai fighter faces Firdavs Nazarov of Uzbekistan. The bout is scheduled for three rounds at catchweight with the limit of 66 kg.
Saecnchai, is coming of a unanimous decision win scored against Italian Cristian Faustino at Yokkao 36 held late last month in Turin. The 38-year-old “King of Muay Thai” is undefeated since November 2014.
The resume of Firdavs Nazarov includes the battles against Givrgos Stilidis, Rustam Asuev, Adlan Bataev, among others. In addition to Muay Thai, the Uzbek fighter also competes in MMA.
The lineup of Thai Fight Phuket features ten bouts. Two contests are scheduled in Muay Thai, while eight matchups are set in Kard Chuek where instead of boxing gloves the rope is used around hand and forearm.
The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday. The full fight card can be found below.
66 kg Saenchai vs. Firdavs Nazarov
80 kg (Kard Chuek) Tengnueng Sitjesairoong vs. Mike Vetrila
71 kg (Kard Chuek) Saensatharn Klong Suan Plu Resort vs.Kurtis Allen
63 kg (Kard Chuek) Petch Samui vs. Antonio Marcos Rocha
69 kg (Kard Chuek) Kitti Sor Jor Danrayong vs. Alex Sousa
82 kg Peter Denman vs. Rainer Salajev
69 kg (Kard Chuek) PTT Sor.Pattanagas vs. Jason Polydor
74 kg (Kard Chuek) Chanajon P.K.Saenchai Muaythai Gym vs. Philipp Engeroff
69 kg (Kard Chuek) Payak Samui vs. Sven Van Hoof
63 kg (Kard Chuek) Ratchasing Rongreankeela Korat vs. Felipe Gois