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Italian Muay Thai fighter Christian Daghio dies following final round KO during WBC title fight against Don Pareuang in Bangkok

Monday, November 5, 2018

This is the sickening moment legendary Muay Thai fighter Christian Daghio is floored for the second time with a knockout punch that put him in a coma he never came out of. The 49-year-old Italian got up groggy from a first knockdown and was put on the canvas seconds later by rival Don Pareuang. Daghio, who turned to boxing after spending much of his career as a Muay Thai fighter,…