The two time K-1 World MAX champion Buakaw Banchamek (formerly known as Buakaw Por Pramuk) entered this fight with a professional kickboxing 239-24-12 (72 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.9 super welterweight in the world. He lost to Jonay Risco last year (Buakaw Banchamek vs Jonay Risco), but then he has won five bouts beating Gaetan Dambo (Buakaw Banchamek vs Gaetan Dambo) and Niclas Larsen in his last two (Buakaw Banchamek vs Niclas Larsen).
His opponent, Artem Pashporin, has an official record of 26-9-0 (4 knockouts) and he lost three fights in 2017, against Giorgio Petrosyan (Giorgio Petrosyan vs Artem Pashporin), Superbon Banchamek and Mohamed Mezouari; he came back to win in 2019 defeating Zhu Baotong and Nayanesh Ayman. In their first fight Buakaw had beat Pashporin via unanimous decision (Buakaw Banchamek vs Artem Pashporin I); this second bout is the main event of All Star Fight 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: All Star Fight 8: Army World Soldier Limited Edition
Where: 2nd Cavalry Division, Sanam Pao, Bangkok, Thailand
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Buakaw’s previous fight: Buakaw Banchamek vs Niclas Larsen
Buakaw’s next fight: Buakaw Banchamek vs Chris Ngimbi
Buakaw vs Pashporin 2 full fight video:
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