Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-09-03, very disappointing bare knuckle match: Buakaw Banchamek vs Erkan Varol gets one star (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2022).
Varol vs Buakaw is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 3rd, at the Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok (Thailand), in a 5-round middleweight (160 lbs, 72.6 kg) bout; it is the main event of ‘BKFC Thailand 3: Moment of Truth’ (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Buakaw Banchamek record
The two time K-1 World MAX champ Buakaw Banchamek (formerly known as Buakaw Por Pramuk) entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 240-24-12 (73 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super welterweight kickboxing division.
He was defeated by Jonay Risco in 2018 (Buakaw Banchamek vs Jonay Risco), but since then he has won eight bouts beating Chris Ngimbi (Buakaw Banchamek vs Chris Ngimbi) and Dmitry Varats in his last two (Buakaw Banchamek vs Dmitry Varats).
But if you want to watch Buakaw’s best fights, here are three bouts ranked in the top 10 Users’ muay thai Fights of the Year 2015 and 2017:
- Buakaw Banchamek vs Khayal Dzhaniev, also rated with four stars,
- Buakaw Banchamek vs Azize Hlali,
- Buakaw vs Marouan Toutouh.
Erkan Varol record
His opponent, the former Wkn European champion Erkan Varol, has an official kickboxing record of 88-33-0 (46 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since 2018.
The last time he won a match was against Jeton Borja in 2016, after this fight he has lost to Vlad Tuinov, Shemsi Beqiri and Ramil Novruzov.
Here is the BKFC Thailand 3 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
Buakaw Banchamek vs Erkan Varol
Pongpisan Chunyong vs Surasak Sukkhamcha
Chaloemporn Sawatsuk vs Dominic Ahnee
Steve Banks vs Ahmed Abdelfattah
Maseng Sornchai vs Jakkaphop Rattanamangsang
Mike Vetrila vs Luis Paulo Terra
Pipat Mike Chaiporn vs Frank Sirahat
Usanakorn Thawilsuhannawang vs Chesu Nuval
Sinthruram Petchnaan vs Suban Malopho
Tai Emery vs Rungarun Khunchai
Kantapon Petsang vs Chanwut Kaewnamyen
Sadudee Srimueang vs Malinda Amarasinghe
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Buakaw Banchamek vs Erkan Varol as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Buakaw vs Varol fight?
Buakaw Banchamek defeated Erkan Varol via KO at 1:50, round 1.