Dalakian stops Thaiyen, sending him to the floor 3 times
WBA flyweight champion Artem Dalakian (17-0, 12 KOs) successfully defended his title with a TKO victory in the eighth round over official challenger Sirichai Thaiyen (50-4, 35 KOs) from Thailand. Thaiyen was knocked down in the fifth, seventh and eighth rounds from right hands to the head. At the end of the eighth round the referee decided that it was enough for Thaiyen and stopped the fight at 2:54.
After the fight promoter Yuri Ruban promised that he would try to organize a unification battle for his fighter.