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Taimoor Khan, Usman Wazeer, Herman Ene Purcell, Linn Sandstrom Headline Highland's June 27 Show at SpacePlus in Bangkok, Thailand

By Carlos Costa
Mon, 24 Jun 2024

BANGKOK, Thailand – Highland Boxing Promotions is set to fire-up the ring of the luxurious SpacePlus Night Club once again.

Its 16-bout pro boxing event - billed as "The Contender" - promises to thrill fans this coming Thursday, June 27.

It will be an entertaining pro boxing marathon show full of genuine leather that no boxing fan in Bangkok can afford to miss.

Exciting boxers featured in starring roles are Pakistan's electrifying power-puncher "The Diamond Boy" Taimoor Khan (12-0, 11 KO's), as well as unbeaten Australian Light Heavyweight Champion Matt Floyd (9-0, 5 KO's) of Perth.

The show will also have in its star line up the WBO Welterweight World Youth Champion Usman Wazeer (12-0, 8 KO's) of Pakistan.

Sensational power house former Aussie Heavyweight Champion "The Herminator" Herman Ene Purcell (18-9, 10 KO's) from the Garden City of Toowoomba in Queensland Australia will be in battle too

Fans will also see in action Malaysian defending WBC Asia 175-lbs Champion Adli "Golden Boy" Hafidz (13-1, 8 KO's) of Johore Bahru, battling to keep his belt.

In addition, Armenian WBC Asia 126-lbs belt-holder Mikael Arutyunyan (9-1, 6 KO's) will be waging war.

And there will be this special attraction: Singapore's hard-hitting 154-pounder Abdelelah Karroum (12-0, 10 KO's).


The entertaining Highland Promotions card will also feature tough and awesome women warriors. In total: 4 women's fights.

Climbing the ring will be Filipina former 3-time world title challenger Jessebelle "Jazzy Jezzy" Pagaduan (13-2-1, 5 KO's) of Baguio colliding against younger fighter Pimchanok Thepjanda of Thailand.

Another fighting woman, unbeaten WBO International 112-lbs challenger Hin Ting Chan (6-0, 2 KO's) of Hong Kong fights Thai Peeyalux Sanpokang.

Former Australian Female Middleweight Champion Connie Chan (4-7, 2 KO's) of Brisbane will trade blows against undefeated Prakayrat Wongsuta.

Plus, Australian former WBA Female Inter-Continental 115-lbs Champ Linn Sandstrom (8-3-2, 2 KO's) of Sydney battles unbeaten Prakayrat Wongsuta.


Fans may as well get ready to watch welterweight debutant Khalid Fahads of Qatar against Watchara Sit Doo of Thailand.

Then, unbeaten 20-year-old Briton Lightweight Salmon Mirza (5-0, 4 KO's) of Redhill, Surrey, England versus Sornram Sopakul.

AND why not checking out how will this boxer do: 147-pounder Joel Lewis (4-0, 1 KO) of Perth, Australia, managed by popular coach Tony Tolj of Dragon Fire Australia will throw bombs.

Yes indeed, the heavily tattooed Joel Lewis will be locking horns against strong, hard-hitting Mahdi Sarbaz (2-1, 2 KO's) of Heris, Iran.


The very first fight of this 16-bout show is between two strong women: super welterweight lady former Aussie titlist Connie Chan fighting the younger, unbeaten and brave warrior girl Anchalee Mankong of Thailand.

Immediately afterwards, the second fight: Iranian 21-year-old middleweight Amir Hossein Samiei Seyghaldehi (2-0, 2 KO's) of Gazvin, Iran, fights hard-swinging American William Chope (4-1-1, 3 KO's) of Martinez, California, USA.

And the show will go on. In total 16 rumbles.

Fans outside of Thailand may enjoy all the entertaining fights LIVE from the Facebook Page of Highland Boxing Gym or the YouTube Channel of Highland Boxing Promotions.

The first fight starts at 2 PM Thailand Time (3 pm Philippines Time).

Billed as "The Contender," the event is promoted by Supanat Chanram, Brico Santig and Maslyn Must of Highland Boxing Promotions in Association with SpacePlus Night Club, and the Singwancha Foundation.

May the Best Women and Men Win!

The author, senior boxing reporter Carlos Costa can be reached at and Whatsapp +639184538152.

Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.

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