Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Thai Fight 2013 Tournament Results: Yodsanklai and Abraham Roqueni advance

The opening round of the Thai Fight's 147 and 154lb tournaments took place earlier this morning in Thailand. Yodsanklai Fairtex, Abraham Roqueni, and Chike Lindsay were some of the more recognizable names with all three competing the 154lb tournament.

There were high hopes for Lindsay, the only American in the tournament, after a decent showing against Yodsanklai this past July. To the surprise of many he was defeated by Samy Sana via decision and eliminated from the tournament. 154lb tournament favorite Yodsanklai scored a knockout victory and Spaniard Abraham Roqueni also scored a knockout to punch his ticket int he semi-final of the tournament.

You can read the full results below.

147lb (67kg) Tournament Opening Round
Azize Hlali def. Morgan Adrar via Decision
Jimmy Viennot def. Adaylton Freittas via (T)KO (Cut)
Famonghkol Sor Jor Danrayong def. Raouf Beliouz via Decision
Ruslan Kushnirenko def. Sat Shota via Decision

154lb (70kg) Tournament Opening Round
Expedito Valin def. Shimizu Takeru KO
Abraham Roqueni def. Emmanuel Horta via KO
Samy Sana def. Chike Linday via Decision
Yodsanklai Fairtex def. Vladimir Konsky via KO

Super Fights
Victor Pinto def. Jefferson Vulpe via Decision
Antoine Pinto def. Gustavo Mendez via Decision
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1 comment:

  1. Chike Lindsay decent showing against Yodsanklai? Seriously? Yod made Lindsay's face look like it was operated by Dr. Frankenstein. A lot of heart Lindsay showed to never quit, but I wouldn't use the word "decent" when he had his face rearranged. Yod fought a typical Thai pace in that fight. Slow in the first, conquer and destroy in 2, 3, and 4, and relaxed and showing kindness in the last since he was well ahead.

    Are they ever going to have Buakaw vs Yod? It's like the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao of Muay Thai; it'll never happen even though every fan wants to see it.