Earlier today we were sent details regarding a major upcoming Thai show scheduled for October 1st..
The show's main event has been known for a while and will be a WBA interim Minimumweight title bout between Thailand's Knockout CP Freshmart (8-0, 5) and Nicaraguan visitor Carlos Buitrago (27-0-1-1, 16). The collision of unbeaten men looks likely to be a great contest and will almost certainly provide fireworks no matter who wins.
The main event won't be the only title bout on the show and in the chief support contest we're expecting to see WBA Asia Light Flyweight champion Palangpol CP Freshmart (4-0, 4) defending his title against Indonesian visitor Tommy Seran (24-2, 15). On paper this looks like a fantastic test for Palangpol though the odds are that he makes light work of Seran and moves on to bigger and better things in the near future.
A third bout of note on the card will see former WBC Minimumweight champion Oleydong Sithsamerchai (55-1-1, 21), now fighting as Oleydong CP Freshmart, fighting against the win-less Indonesian Paulus Baransano (0-4). This may not be a great bout but we do enjoy watching Oleydong and really hope he will step up to the world level sooner rather than later.
The fourth bout on the show that we are aware of will see Denkamon Pakdee Gym (12-3, 5), returning after 3 years out of boxing, fighting against the unbeaten Petchmai Chor Sungnork (1-0, 1). On paper this looks like the worst bout on the show though in reality this could be a major test for both men.
Although boxrec.com state the bout will be in Bangkok, we can assure you it will not be in the Thai capital but will instead by in Buriram, with the exact venue being the I-Mobile Football stadium which has a capacity of around 30,000 people and thus we're expecting a huge crowd to watch the fight, we're suspecting well over 20,000 fans. That sort of crowd could be enough to swing the bout towards Knockout in the main event and will give the show a great atmosphere from start to end.
As well as the under-card and venue we've also had confirmation on the TV coverage and the bout will be aired on Channel 7 in Thailand, meaning that usual viewers of boxing will be able to get to see this bout with out any issues.
(Image courtesy of Thairec.com)
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