Muay Thai superstar Buakaw draws first opponent in BKFC Squared Circle

Muay Thai superstar Buakaw draws first opponent in BKFC Squared Circle

Monday, Jul 25 2022 by BKFC Staff

Muay Thai superstar ‘Buakaw’ will make his BKFC debut against Erkan Varol on Sept. 3 in Bangkok, Thailand in the Main Event of
BKFC Thailand 3, LIVE on the BKFC app.
 
David Feldman, BKFC President and Founder: “This is our third event in Thailand and I can’t wait to see the legendary ‘Buakaw’ in person and for our fans all over the world to watch him on the BKFC app. Thailand is a very robust, growing market for BKFC and we’re expecting a massive crowd on hand for ‘Buakaw’s’ bare knuckle debut. Thanks very much to our partners in Thailand; Nick Chapman and Golf along with the Singha Corporation.
 
Additional fights and further details on BKFC Thailand-3 will be announced shortly.
 
The signing of ‘Buakaw’ by BKFC, the world's fastest growing combat sports promotion, was massive news in international sports media, including a video takeover at the famed Times Square in New York City.
 
A true icon in his native Thailand, Buakaw has won numerous Muay Thai and kickboxing championships all over the world. Following an almost three-year hiatus Buakaw returned to competition in July with a dominant victory over Eastern Europe’s Dmitry Varats in Cambodia. The fight drew a massive crowd of passionate supporters of Buakaw.
 
Over the course of his illustrious combat sports career Buakaw’s accolades include a six-time champion in World Muay Thai Council tournaments. He is a two-time champion of K1’s World Max in addition to winning the 2014 WBC Muay Thai Diamond World Championship. Buakaw’s overall combat sports record is 240-24-12 with 73 victories coming by stoppage.
 
A native of Turkey, Varol, an acclaimed kickboxing specialist, enters the battle against ‘Buakaw’ with a record of 88-33 with 46 wins coming by way of knockout.
 
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