Buakaw Banchamek vs Artem Pashporin headlines All Star Fight Bangkok
Buakaw Banchamek (r) in his bout against Niclas Larsen (l) at All Star Fight Phuket / Pic: Facebook

Rematch: Buakaw Banchamek vs. Artem Pashporin

The next edition of All Star Fight, billed as “World Soldier”, is scheduled for March 9 in Bangkok, Thailand. The event is headlined by the previously announced muaythai star Buakaw Banchamek up against the Russian competitor Artem Pashporin. In addition the pair meets for the second time.

The first encounter between Buakaw and Pashporin was held in July 2015 in Beijing, China. After three rounds of action a unanimous decision went in favor of the representative of the Kingdom of Thailand.

The two-time K-1 World Max Champion Buakaw Banchamek is riding the five-fight win streak. In his previous outing late January he stopped Niclas Larsen. Over the course of his career “White Lotus” defeated some of the best kickboxers of all time including Andy Souwer, Jean-Charles Skarbowsky, Albert Kraus, John Wayne Parr.

Pashporin is coming off a unanimous decision win against Nayanesh Ayman, which he scored in December 2018. Before that he defeated Zhu Baotong also by a unanimous decision. The resume of Russian fighter includes the victories against Cosmo Alexandre, Victor Nagbe, Jomthong Chuwattana, among others.

The rematch between Buakaw Banchamek and Artem Pashporin is scheduled for three rounds at catchweight with the limit of 70 kg.

The lineup of All Star Fight: World Soldier also features the likes of Superbon Banchamek and Yodwicha Banchamek. The complete list of bouts comprising eight matchups can be found below.

70 kg Buakaw Banchamek vs. Artem Pashporin
70 kg Superbon Banchamek vs. Luis Passos
71 kg Yodwicha Banchamek vs. Ruiz Renozo
63 kg Superbank Mor.Ratana Bandit vs. Igor Liubchenko
65 kg Fonluang Sitboonmee vs. Fran Valderrama Navarro
64 kg Maksim Petkevich vs. Spencer Yokkao SaenchaiGym
67 kg Jai Aoqi vs. Batjagal Sandui
62 kg Wang Wenfeng vs. Pasquale Amoroso