Pchum Ben Fights: Phnom Touch, Banteay Meanchey, 2010
To celebrate Pchum Ben, the village of Phnom Touch, Banteay Meanchey province, holds three days of traditional Khmer boxing matches every year. The tradition in Phnom Touch dates back decades, according to organizers. In addition to Banteay Meanchey, Phcum Ben festival fights were held in several other provinces, too, including Pursat, Battambang, Siem Reap and Oddar Meanchey.
Vung Noy stopped Chao Virea in the fourth with knees. Yok Yakill and Sor Say fought to a draw.
Meas Socheat stopped Om Piseth in the fourth with a kick to the stomach. Voy Sothun outpointed Dun Ratha.
Vung Noy outpointed Aem Klimkhmao, and Aem Litho outpointed Sueng Chan Virea.
The Phnom Penh Post has more: Provincial Pchum Ben bouts