Legendary fighter Christian Daghio died after a knockout punch by a Thailand fighter in Bangkok.
Christian Dagio was a legendary Muy Thai fighter, who made a career switch to boxing. He died after knocked into a Coma by Don Pareuang in Bangkok.
Christian was taking a barrage of hits, and was knocked down to the floor once. He managed to get back up. He was then knocked down again, and would not get back up.
The 49 year Italian man was taken to a hospital and died there after being put into a coma. He was competing for the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council silver light heavyweight title. Here’s the video
He leaves behind a 5 year old daughter and his girlfriend behind.
Daghio had 189 fights in the sport of Muy Thai, and won 145 of them.
He became the first Italian to fight and win at the famous Lumpini Stadium in Bangkok in 2003.
His brother said,
His brother Fabrizio said,
He died like he wanted. I have no regrets because he was like that. He wanted to fight till he was 80. The ring was his life and he died as a champion. My brother had a girlfriend in Thailand and a five-year-old girl who still doesn’t know her father has died.