It’s BKFC Fight Week in Thailand as kickboxing icon Buakaw debuts in the Squared Circle

It’s BKFC Fight Week in Thailand as kickboxing icon Buakaw debuts in the Squared Circle

Monday, Aug 29 2022

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, the fastest growing combat sport in the world, returns to the Land of Smiles for a third time this week, with BKFC Thailand 3 on Saturday.

The event airs LIVE from Bangkok on the BKFC app on Saturday at 7 am ET / 4 am PT.

In the Main Event, Thai kickboxing icon Buakaw makes his hugely anticipated bare knuckle fighting debut against Turkish kickboxing standout Erkan Varol. 

Buakaw's unparalleled kickboxing resume includes six World Muay Thai Council tournament championships, two K-1 World MAX titles, and an overall combat sports record is 240-24-12, with 73 victories coming by stoppage. Varol, meanwhile, is eager to add an admirable achievement to his impressive resume with a big win over the legendary Buakaw. Varol's pro kickboxing record is 88-33, with a staggering 46 wins by KO and several European titles to his credit.

In the Co-Main Event, Pongpisan Chunyong looks to climb to 3-0 in the BKFC Squared Circle against challenger Surasak Sukkhamcha, who’s 1-0 after his successful BKFC debut at the inaugural bare knuckle fighting event in Thailand. 

Also on the fully loaded card is former WBC Muay Thai world super heavyweight champion Steve Banks, former WBC women’s bantamweight champion Usanakorn Thawilsuhannawang, model Tai Emery and MUCH more!

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