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Buakaw Banchamek (R) of Thailand, adorned in traditional welcoming garlands of jasmine flowers, poses with Australian fighter Harlee Avison after arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Photograph: Phnom Penh Post

Buakaw Banchamek (R) of Thailand, adorned in traditional welcoming garlands of jasmine flowers, poses with Australian fighter Harlee Avison after arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Photograph: Phnom Penh Post

The 30-year-old Muay Thai legend, who boasts an outstanding 365-45-5 record including 207 KOs, will face Avison in the main event of today’s four-match international fight card at Beeline Arena.

Entrance is free and the action, to be broadcast on Bayon TV, begins at 7pm.

In the other bouts, local boxers are pitted against Brazilian opponents.

911 Paramilitary Club’s Ung Vireak takes on Leonardo, Saravorn Keila Club’s Bheut Kam vies with Jackson Alves de Souza and Kruth Meanchey Club’s Aim Vutha steps into the ring with a fighter identified as Ranan.

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