Earlier today Kazakh prospect Viktor Kotochigov (7-0, 3) [Виктор Коточигов] extended his unbeaten record, as he defeated Thai foe Patomsith Pathompothong (16-11, 6) [ปฐมสิทธิ์ เกษตรพัฒนา], aka Aekkawee Kaewmanee, in 4 rounds.
Prior to the stoppage the Thai had been down, towards the end of round 3.
The 25 year old Kazakh, who debuted in December 2015, was fighting in a pro ring for the first time since December last year, and ended a run of 3 straight decisions wins. The finish came when Kotochigov unloaded on the Thai, who was pinned on the ropes, a series of shots around the guard sent Patomsith to the canvas where he took the 10 count lying on his front.
Whilst it was an impressive win after some time out for the Kazakh it was a very disappointing loss for the Thai, who has now been stopped 5 times in total, and this was the 4th stoppage loss in a row for him. Amazingly this was his first bout since July 2017, when he was stopped by Albert Pagara, and other losses have come to the likes of Ryosuke Iwasa and Juan Martin Elorde.
(Image courtesy of Kotochigov's facebook/Vesti)
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