A SENSATIONAL LINEUP IS SET FOR PHUKET ON FEBRUARY 23
AMMA promotions, the brainchild of Frenchman, Amidou ProdEvent, has teamed up with China's Kunlun Fight to host what promises to be an epic night of elite MuayThai and Kickboxing action on the tropical Island of Phuket, on Sunday the 23rd of February.
Two World Boxing Council MuayThai world titles will be staged on the show. Hamza Ngoto will defend his coveted WBC MuayThai super-middleweight world title against Russian fighter, Salimkhan Ibragimov. A big challenge awaits the #10 ranked super-middleweight fighter Phuket's Revolution MuayThai gym as he will face off against the reigning champion.
Thailand's Satanfaa Rachanon will defend his WBC MuayThai super-welterweight world title against his compatriot, Yodwicha For Boonsit, in what has the makings of a mouth-watering encounter. This will be Satanfaa's first defense of the world title he won back in September of last year.
In another fascinating matchup, Thailand's Pakorn PK Saenchai gym will clash with the current Lumpinee stadium welterweight champion, Rafi Bohic, from France.
The event will host a Kunlun Fight four-man tournament, which will see the return of the Chinese promotion to Thailand, where they have hosted many a successful night, in times gone by.
Vasily Sorokin, Lago Gedenidze, Xu Liu and Xu Yuanqing will look to take home the Kunlun gold for the first Kunlun event of 2020. The strong money will be on Liu, but Sorkin and the other protaginists will look to make their mark on the tournament.
Former two-time Kunlun champion, Dzianis Zuev, will clash with Thailand's Saksurin TigerMuayThai is a super-bout.
The event will take place at Hatpong Football stadium, close to Patong Beach. The event will be broadcast on Fox Sports Asia and Star Sports.