BKFC Asia 4: The Big Bash Announced for December 10

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BKFC Asia is celebrating one year of action. They will be hosting BKFC Asia 4: The Big Bash which has been booked for December 10. Formerly known as BKFC Thailand. Tai Emery is booked to make her return also stand-out fighters such as Teetee Denman, Rolando Gabriel Dy, Apisit Sangmuang among other notable talents. BKFC Asia 4 will be hosted at the Space Plus Night Club in Bangkok  and will broadcast on https://www.bareknuckle.tv/. More information is below from a press release:


After one year of unforgettable fight action, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) Asia is looking to celebrate in style by hosting a big bash event that will rock Bangkok. First will be eleven thrilling bare knuckle fights featuring fighters from around the world. Then as soon as the fight card wraps, the party begins.

The event will take place at Space Plus Night Club in Bangkok with fights starting at 4:30pm. The venue will then transform into an exhilarating night of partying. Between drinks, laser shows, music, dancers, and more, BKFC Asia CEO Nick Chapman is looking for this night to be “Off the charts, crazy!” BKFC Asia 4: The Big Bash will be airing live from the Space Plus nightclub on December 10.

BKFC Asia 4: The Big Bash will be headlined by a 70kg war between Rolando Gabriel Dy and Apisit Sangmuang. Apisit is a 21-year-old Thai-born phenom with over 120 professional fights to his name, a record of 80-35-5 in Muay Thai and 10-3-1 in boxing, plus a title in The Professional Boxing Association of Thailand. Fresh off of his victory against “Hellboy” TJ Chang, he will look to extend his professional boxing win streak against the dangerous Filipino striker Rolando Gabriel Dy.

“Incredible” Rolando Gabriel Dy has experience all around the world boasting a 14-13 record in MMA. This fighter is a former UFC combatant, Brave CF fighter of the year, a world champion in UAE Warriors, and is the son of the former WBC Lightweight Champion Rolando Navarete. The December 10 main event between Rolando Dy and Apisit will be an unforgettable clash.

The co-main event is a must-see. Tai Emery earned acclaim earlier this year when she won a first-round devastating knockout and celebrated by flashing to the audience. The Australian-born athlete became a viral sensation. For her actions, she has been fined and warned to not do it again. 

Emery will face the Thai combat sports veteran Po Denman. Denman is an experienced fighter who has earned impressive knockouts across multiple combat sports. She is 7-0-1 in Muay Thai, 16-1-1 in professional boxing, 4-0 in kickboxing, 6-0 in Lethwei, and 1-0 in BKFC. Recently, she impressed audiences by facing a male opponent and winning by KO.

Tai Emery, who is 3-2 in Muay Thai and 1-0 in bare knuckle boxing, and Po Denman are looking to put on a show when they go to war on December 10.

Swiss-born powerhouse Gligor Stojanov, 30-13 in Muay Thai, who is coming off a brutal KO victory against a very tough opponent in his last outing will need all of his expertise when he faces Brazil’s Gilbert Patrocinio. With experience across multiple combat sports,“Tubaraobranco” Patrocinio is ready to make an impression in this welterweight showdown. Patrocinio has a 13-4 record in MMA, 11-3 in Muay Thai, 5-0 in professional boxing, and 6-0 in kickboxing. These are two very tough and experienced fighters. A fight if the big bonus could be awarded here. 

Teetee Denman is one that fight fans should keep a close eye on. This Thai-born athlete is a Kyokushin karate international champion and is a top-ranked boxer in Thailand. Incredibly, Denman is undefeated in both professional boxing, 15-0, and Lethwei, 12-0. This Thai athlete will put his unbeaten record on the line against Myanmar’s World Lethwei champion Saw Htoo Aung, in what fans are anticipating to be an electric affair at 64 kg. The Lethwei Champion Saw Htoo Aung holds a record of 17-3-20 in the sport.

Guam’s Alex Castro, 9-9 in MMA, is out of prison and is booked in a showdown against the Swedish striker Gustaf Cedermalm. “Foreheadfoward” Cedermalm is a European Bare Knuckle Boxing champion and will be looking to make a name for himself against Castro. Cedermalm has amassed a record of more than 30 fights acres Muay Thai and bare knuckle boxing. Castro is a highly experienced MMA fighter who was a Pacific Xtreme Combat Lightweight Champion and plans to impress audiences on December 10 at 68 kg.

The French-Algerian Sohanne Bengana is a feared fighter in Muay Thai. “The Artist” has competed in both the Lumpinee and Rajadamnern Stadiums, and walked away with gold in Omnoi Stadium Championship. Professionally, this athlete has a record of 80-23-2 in Muay Thai, 1-0 in professional boxing, 2-2 in kickboxing, and 4-2-1 in Lethwei. This decorated Muay Thai striker will turn his attention to bare knuckle boxing as he faces Frankke Siharach Srisang. Frank has an experienced record in Muay Thai of 55-12-2 and 5-1 in professional boxing. Additionally, he is a current Professional Boxing Association of Thailand champion. It’s safe to say that these two are going to war at 66 kg.

BKFC Asia 4 is proud to announce Iran’s “Kratos” Poorya Mokhtari will have a showdown against the Filipino striker Joemil Miado, 1-0 in MMA and 10-1 in professional boxing. “The Joker” Miado had an impressive record with most of his wins coming by way of KO and comes from a family of fighters as his brother Jeremy Miado competes in ONE Championship. “Kratos,” 6-2 in Muay Thai, 3-0 in kickboxing, plans to make a name for himself and impress audiences in this 66 kg fight.

This December 10 event will also feature a bad-blood grudge match. Two Cambodian fighters want to end their conflict at BKFC Asia 4. Aem Ratha and Rithi Chaichit do not like each other and will look to settle their differences at 60 kg. This is one to watch. Chaichit is 18-3 in Muay Thai while Ratha has a 21-11-7 record.

Boon Sarun will be well known to fans as he works alongside the viral Mr Fight Chanel Team in Bangkok. At 66 kg he will face the British-born Victor Booty. Booty, 2-3 in Muay Thai, went to war in his last BKFC fight and never quit, his spirit inspired audiences. With the heart of a lion, he will seek a strong victory against Sarun who has a 20-6 professional boxing record..

India’s Patho Ghosh, 6-0 in MMA, cannot wait to throw down on December 10. At 61 KG, “Nightmare” will face Chor Pov, 80-20-2 in Muay Thai, of Cambodia. Thus far, Ghosh is undefeated in professional fighting and will put it all on the line when he faces the highly experienced and dangerous Pov later this year.

Kicking off our historic event will be India’s Anubhav Kumar Verma, 1-0 in MMA, facing Ouch Thearith, 76-20-5 in Muay Thai. At just the age of 23, “The Fox” Ouch has performed in over 100 Kun Khmer bouts. “Peshwa” Verma will look to stop his Cambodian-born opponent at 61 kg.

BKFC Asia 4: The Big Bash on December 10 will be hosted at Space Plus in Bangkok, the action will start at 4:30pm on December 10. The official Weigh-Ins and press conference will be a day in advance at 2 pm.

Viewers can enjoy this fight event on the BKFC app.

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Timothy Wheaton is a combat sports writer who covers MMA, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. He has been an avid follower of these sports since 2005. Tim is a host alongside Frazer Krohn on the MMA Sucka Podcast.

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