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Puth Amab succumbs to injuries from fight

Puth Amab succumbs to injuries from fight

Local kickboxer Puth Amab died Monday night at Calmette hospital from injuries sustained in a fight at Bayon TV boxing arena on Sunday. National Olympic Committee of Cambodia President Thong Khon said the death will be fully investigated and is currently awaiting a report from the boxing federation, who declined to comment yesterday. Bayon TV are said to be responsible for the costs of the investigation. This is the second tragedy that has hit Cambodian boxing this year after Sor Sopheak died after his bout at CTN boxing arena in June. Puth Amab’s body was sent to his home province of Svay Rieng yesterday for cremation.

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