Paddy Mun Sophea, blue, scored a third-round knockdown over Ot Phuthang on his way toward outpointing the Kun Khmer fighting legend in their 68-kilogram bout Sunday, Nov 13. The win improved Paddy Mun Sophea’s record to 14-0 (7 KOs). Paddy Mun Sophea is scheduled to face Chey Kosal at the CTN boxing arena Dec 18. [...]
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Paddy Saeng Ratana is boxing today in an 8-man tournament at TV3. Ratana is 1-0 so far in the tournament, having knocked out My Socheat in his first bout last month. Not only a boxer, Ratana is also a teacher at the gym, and, as the photo above suggests, a tuk-tuk driver. Come support him [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club fighter Paddy Mun Sophea outpointed Kun Khmer III Champion Morn Kimlong for a second time in as many months Sunday in their welterweight bout at the CTN Boxing arena. Paddy Mun Sophea flattened Morn Kimlong early in the first round with a right-left punch combination. A generous count kept the club [...]
Nuon Sorya touched down in Boston on Monday, headed for Lowell, Mass., where he will spend the next six months training American enthusiasts in the ways of Kun Khmer. POSTSCRIPT: The Phnom Penh Post ran a feature on Sorya last week: Boxer sketches a new career. There are a few factual errors — he’s not [...]
If you haven’t heard, the gym is moving to the Russian Market area, Number 46 Street 428. The gym at Chuey Chongva bridge is already closed, and the new place on Street 428, next door to Footprints School, will reopen on Feb 1, 2010. A map and directions are below.
Two nights of fights at the famed Radio Koh Kong arena, home to the equally legendary Club Kong Angreach. Some photos here. More details in the next few days. Most notably, Angkor Youth Boxing Club’s Suong Panya lost on points to Koh Kong’s Somruth Sopheap. Tuesday April 14, 2009 Put Hut v Ly Chin Hour [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club fighter Seung Panya will get a chance to even the score Friday when he faces his last opponent for a rematch (sorry, i don’t know the opponent’s name). Despite 8-counting the guy in the third round in their first fight two weeks ago, the decision went to the other club. Panya [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club Western boxer Saeng Ratana will rematch against Chorm Kosal on Sunday April 27th at the CTN boxing stadium. The two fought three weeks at TV5 and after four extremely close rounds the decision went to Chorm Kosal. Saeng Ratana expects to even the score on Sunday.
Suang Panhya and Michael Aranton are both fighting this weekend at CTN. Suang Panhya fights Sunday on the undercard of Kun Khmer Champion. Michael fights Saturday against Tim Veasna, a Kun Khmer Champion contestant knocked out in the second week by Rak Vichay. SATURDAY UPDATE Michael by TKO in the fifth. A flurry of hands [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club fighter Phal Seyha, 57kg, will face Pailin fighter Vung Noi Saturday March 15 at the CTN boxing stadium. Vung Noi trains out of the RCAF gym near Paddy’s and occasionally drops into the club to hang out. Noi was in Saeng Ratana’s corner when he fought Reth Veasna, and again last [...]
In four fights over the March 7-9 weekend Angkor Youth Boxing Club fighters went a respectable two and two. On Friday at TV5 Saeng Ratana got 8-counted in the second when he stepped into a left hook from Chan Vibol. Ratana tried to stage a comeback, but Vibol worked the combinations a bit better and [...]
Paddy has four guys fighting this weekend. Saeng Ratana fights Friday at TV5, Western boxing. Suong Panya will be on the inaugural card Saturday at Bayon TV. Michael Aranton — a former body builder from the Philipines whose sir name I don’t know — will debut Saturday at CTN. And, lastly, little Hoang Ramone, 48kg, [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club pradal serey fighter Phal Seyha will face Singha Keila Boxing Club fighter Chae Euy Sunday March 2 at the CTN stadium. Seyha is coming off three straight loses, all of them very close. He has been training like a madman, and should be the favorite in Sunday’s bout. Complete weekend fight [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club Western boxer Saeng Ratana picked up the win today with a decision over Taprum Meanchey Boxing Club fighter Reth Veasna. Fighting at 60kg from the red corner, Ratana started early with the power shots, 8-counting blue in the first round and then again in the fourth on his way toward snatching [...]
Everybody got together this morning for the official kickoff to “Kun Khmer Champion,” the CTN reality series based on Golden Boy Production’s “The Next Great Champ.” I’m still trying to put all the names to faces, hopefully over the weekend. The man in the orange shirt you might recognize. The first show airs tomorrow, Saturday, [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club Western boxer Saeng Ratana will face Reth Veasna from Taprum Meanchey Boxing Club Sunday Feb 23 at CTN.
Lao Phaneath won a decision over Phal Seyha on Saturday February 9 at the CTN boxing stadium. (photos) Fighting from the red corner, Seyha worked slowly and methodically through the first two rounds, moving forward with one-two punch combinations and low kicks. Phaneath responded with little, instead biding his time until the later rounds, when [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club fighter Hong Ramone TKO’d Long Saylin with a leg kick in the third round Sunday at TV5. While the pace of the early rounds were typically slow, Ramone looked strong from the start. He moved forward with a stiff left jab and one-two combinations, pushing the blue fighter back. Saylin let [...]
Angkor Youth Boxing Club boxer Saeng Ratana dropped a decision to an experienced Long Don on Sunday at CTN in the 60kg weight division. It was Ratana’s first return to the ring after a lay off of nearly 12 months. In the first round Ratana worked to find his rhythm after the long absence, seemingly [...]
UPDATE FEB 3: This fight has been postponed. It is tentatively scheduled next Sunday, Feb 10. Seyha’s opponent is also likely to change. Angkor Youth Boxing Club pradal serey fighter Phal Seyha will face Lao Panith this Sunday February 3 at CTN. The fight is scheduled for 57kg. Seyha is coming off two straight losses [...]