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Thailand’s Chanthakan Manoban wins kick boxing’s K-1 World Grand Prix championship


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A native of the north-eastern province of Buri Ram and a cousin of Lalisa Manoban, aka “Lisa” of the girl band “Blackpink”, has become Thailand’s first female kick boxer to win the K-1 World Grand Prix championship in Japan on Saturday.


Chanthakan Manoban, defeated her Japanese opponent, Mio, by a 2 to 1 vote from the referees in the semi-final. In the final round on Saturday, at the Yoyogi national gymnasium in Tokyo, she triumphed over her Japanese opponent, Sue Kawara Miyu,who had a height and other advantages over her. After four rounds, the referees gave her a 2 to 1 vote, which landed her the K-1 championship in the 45kg class.


A few Thai boxers have won the K-1 championship inJapan, among them are Buakaw Banchamek, Kaew Weerasakreck and Kongnapa Weerasakreck, from the Weerasak Lek Gym camp.


Full Story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/thailands-chanthakan-manoban-wins-kick-boxings-k-1-world-grand-prix-championship/



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Well done! K1 is one of the toughest competitions out there.

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Check those thick powerful thighs ... I bet she's got a nasty leg kick and chopped away at her taller opponent the whole bout.

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