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Brief: KKC finals bout set

Brief: KKC finals bout set

Cheam Adam and Puy Neurn both claimed victories Saturday to advance into the finals of CTN’s Kun Khmer Tournament of Champions. Cheam Adam, the season one winner of CTN’s Kun Khmer Champion reality series, beat Khon Makara by unanimous decision, with four judges scoring the bout 99-96 and the fifth scoring it 98-97. Poy Neurn, the runner-up of season two, beat Sok Ratha by third-round knockout. The knockdown blow landed below the belt, but after ample recovery time, Sok Ratha refused to continue fighting, and referee Long Salavorn counted him out. Cheam Adam will fight Puy Neurn in the tournament final Saturday with fights starting at 2pm.

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