Ponferrada, 16 of Juny 2018. Carlos Coello faced the experienced fighter Army Sasiprapa for the WBC title. In spite of an unfavorable state of the ring and a serious injury which forced the fighter to stay in the hospital one day before the fight, he went on with the it. Unfortunately, and despite that the heart of the fighter from Cadiz, the title felt into the thai opponent´s hands but Carlos promised to come back and get the World championship title he lost in this occasion.
Almost 6 months later, Carlos comes back to Spain in order to fulfill his promise. This Saturday 15th of December, Carlos 7 Muay Thai Gym will compete for the ISKA World title in the 57kg weight class, he will fight the current champion, japanese legend Kunitaka Fujiwara.
Kunitaka, known as “The Samurai”, is a fighter of 38 years old, he was WBC champion and ranked in the oldest stadium of Thailand, Radjadanerm Stadium. The japanese has 90 fights in total and 53 victories (35 of them by KO), 34 defeats and 3 draws and this is the third he defends this title.
After five consecutive wins and two defeats, the last one by split decision against the thai top Dennonpluag por Cherdchai, it will be Coello’s 72nd fight, with an opportunity to make history again.
The event named ‘MFC showdown 002″ takes place in Ponferrada (Spain), which according to the fighter, has become in his adoptive city because of all the help and support from the promoter Diego Vazquez, in the last few years.