The recent muay thai competition organised by the Muaythai Academy of Ipoh was supposed to see five fighters from Thailand facing off Malaysians in Ipoh. However, due to some problems, only one Thai fighter made it here. The show must go on somehow and it did, with one Malaysia versus Thailand bout, instead of five.
These photos I brought to you are from that bout, between Malaysian Muhammad Ali Yaakub, Malaysian champion from Dragon Muaythai Gym, and Bua Palangpet from Thailand’s Boxx Warriors, also a champion in his own country.
The fight was intense from the start – the spectators were hungry for more, Unfortunately, the bout had to be halted due to an injury suffered by Bua Palanget. And so, before the second round was over, Muhammad Ali Yaakub was declared the winner!
Event: Muay Thai: Malaysia vs. Thailand
Venue: Muaythai Academy Ipoh
Date: 31st March, 2012
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