Saenchai is back in the ring this Saturday, November 23. The “King of Muay Thai” partakes in four-man tournament at Thai Fight Mae Sot. The show, dedicated to promote tourism and Thai-Myanmar relation, takes place at Somdet Phra Naresuan Maharat Stadium.
Riding the 49-fight win streak Saenchai (312-49-2) competes in the junior middleweight Muay Thai eliminator (70 kg). In his previous bout late October he stopped Batjargal Sundui of Mongolia in the first round.
The list of other participants includes Ali Asghar of Iran, Alejandro Amicucci of Argentina and Tophik Abdullaev of Georgia. The tournament is draw is conducted a day before the fight show.
The program of Thai Fight Mae Sot also includes a series of super fights and semi-finals of two other four-man contests: Welterweight Muay Thai and Junior Middleweight Kard Chuek, where instead of boxing gloves the rope is used around hand and forearm. The lineup can be found below. The final bouts, with the King’s Trophies up for grabs, are reportedly scheduled for December 21 in Patong, Phuket.
The event airs on Channel 3, Channel 33 from 8pm (local time), as well as on YouTube and LineTV.
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Thai Fight Mae Sot fight card
Welterweight (67 kg) tournament semi-final / Muay Thai
Petch-Samui Lukjaoporongtom (Thailand)
Amir Naseri (Iran)
Jorge Garcia (Brazil)
Hicham Boulahri (Morocco)
Junior Middleweight (70 kg) tournament semi-final / Muay Thai
Ali Asghar (Iran)
Alejandro Amicucci (Argentina)
Tophik Abdullaev (Georgia)
Junior Middleweight (70 kg) tournament semi-final / Kard Chuek
Kitti Sor.Jor.Danrayong (Thailand)
Anton Tolkmit (Russia)
Meun Sophea (Cambodia)
Gabriel Mazzetti (Peru)
67 kg Samingdej Lukjaoporongtom vs. Mohammed Chenboub
69 kg Payak-Samui Lukjaoporongtom vs. Gladstone Allen
64 kg Tha Pyay Nyo vs. Veak Bundoeurn
69 kg P.T.T. V.Rujirawong vs. Hamed Soleimani
80 kg Tengnueng Sitjesairoong vs. Shahram Delavar