The two time K-1 World MAX champion Buakaw Banchamek, formerly known as Buakaw Por Pramuk, entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 268-43-12 (70 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 super welterweight in the world. He lost to Khayal Dzhaniev last year (4-stars-fight Buakaw vs Dzhaniev), but then he has won four bouts beating Liu Hainan (=Buakaw vs Hainan), Kong Lingfeng (=Buakaw vs Lingfeng) and Wang Weihao in 2016 (=Buakaw vs Weihao).
His opponent, the 2014 Wako-Pro muay thai champion Dylan Salvador, has an official record of 42-14-1 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 welterweight. He has already fought three times in 2016 losing to former Lumpinee champion Sensatarn Sor Suradej but then he has beat Aleksei Fedoseev and Roman Babaev. Buakaw vs Salvador, main event of Kunlun Fight 53, is valid for the Kunlun Fight 70kg muay thai title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Kunlun Fight 53
Where: Beijing Kunlun Fight World Kickboxing Culture Center, Beijing, China
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: Kunlun Fight 70kg Muay Thai World Championship
Buakaw’s previous fight: Buakaw Banchamek vs Wang Weihao
Buakaw’s next fight: Buakaw Banchamek vs Yi Long 2
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