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Lao Sayneth

    Lao Sayneth (Khmer: ឡៅ សៃណេត), born in 2006, is a burgeoning talent in the world of Kun Khmer from Kampong Speu Province. He has garnered attention from Kun Khmer enthusiasts for his adept use of elbow and knee strikes, particularly notable for his high number of TKO victories exceeding 50% of his total bouts.

    Personal Life and Family Legacy:

    Born in Trapaing Pur, Phnom Touch Commune, Oudong District, Kampong Speu Province, Lao Sayneth is deeply connected to the rich tradition of Cambodian martial arts. He comes from a family steeped in the legacy of Kun Khmer, with his father, Lao Sinat, being one of the sport’s legends. Surrounded by accomplished relatives such as his uncles, Lao Chantrea and Lao Chetra, Sayneth has been immersed in the world of combat sports from an early age.

    Sayneth embarked on his Kun Khmer journey in 2020, inspired by the achievements of his uncles and with unwavering support from his father. Under the mentorship of his experienced family members, he honed his skills and swiftly rose through the ranks of Kun Khmer.

    Challenges, Resilience, and Triumph

    In the fiercely competitive domain of Flyweight contention, Sayneth faces a unique set of obstacles, compounded by the scarcity of opportunities inherent in his weight class. Yet, fueled by an unyielding resolve and a steadfast commitment to his craft, Sayneth presses forward, driven by a singular purpose: to carve his name into the annals of Kun Khmer and honor his family’s esteemed legacy within Cambodian combat sports.

    Eventually, on May 18, 2024, Sayneth’s journey reached its zenith as he emerged victorious in a grueling marathon of contests to claim the 51kg Krud Title after a series of battles waged across the expanse of the event. In a climactic moment of glory, he delivered a thunderous knockout blow to his adversary, Thun Visnu, in the opening round of the finals, cementing his status as a champion and exemplifying the unwavering spirit of a rising warrior.

    Thanks to his consistently strong performance in recent fights, Sayneth earned the opportunity to compete for two different titles in just a two-week span. He secured TKO victories in both events:

    • May 18, 2024: Claimed the Krud Kun Khmer Belt by knocking out Thun Vishnu in the first round (after winning a series of fights in a marathon of contests).
    • June 2, 2024: Won the Intercontinental Belt by knocking out the host Japanese fighter in the first round.


    Born 2006
    From Kampong Speu Province
    Height 1.65m
    Weight 51kg
    Nickname The Lao Lineage
    Style Kun Khmer
    Stance Southpaw
    Team RCAF Boxing Association
    Trainer Hang Soeurn
    Years Active 2020-Present
    Total 42
    Wins 33
    Losses 06
    Draws 03
    TKOs 22
    Last Updated 18.05.2024 (TVK)
    CAUTION: The fight records of Kun Khmer Fighters have been inconsistent across TV stations. Therefore, these numbers are subject to change based on the latest fights available, with the name of the TV station hosting the event mentioned.