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Lorn Panha

    Lorn Panha (Khmer: លន បញ្ញា), born 2000 in Prey Veng province, is a prominent Kun Khmer Fighter, renowned for his formidable fighting spirit and exceptional skills. He has garnered recognition both domestically and internationally, with a unique track record of compelling his opponents to yield by kicking all the plates, a remarkable achievement in Kun Khmer. Panha is also the only unbeaten fighter in his last three years.

    Panha vs South African Fighter Ncedo | Photo Credit: TVK Boxing

    Early Life

    Born in Prey Veng Province, Lorn Panha’s early life and upbringing laid the foundation for his remarkable journey in Kun Khmer.

    In the year 2013, Lorn Panha quit school at eighth-grade education as his family faced economic hardships. He then embarked on a journey to Thailand, where he worked for a year. Following his return to Cambodia, he pursued carpentry as a means of livelihood, dedicating nearly two years of his life to this craft, from 2014 until the end of 2016.

    Entry into Khmer Boxing

    The pivotal moment in Lorn Panha’s life arrived in 2017 when he made a life-changing decision to pursue a career in Khmer boxing. He became a member of the Boxing Association of the Ministry of National Defense and embarked on rigorous training under the guidance of Mr. Thun Sophea. Lorn Panha’s deep-seated love for the sport, nurtured since his childhood, fueled his determination to make this transformational shift.

    Despite facing external pressures and naysayers who advised him to seek a more conventional career path, Lorn Panha remained steadfast in his pursuit of excellence. He surmounted numerous obstacles and challenges to demonstrate his unwavering commitment to the martial art.

    Lorn Panha secured his fourth career title by defeating formidable opponent Ncedo Gomba (South African Boxer) in the middle of the third round to claim the 65kg International Khmer Martial Arts title on August 3, 2023, at TVK Cambodia

    SEA Games Triumph

    Lorn Panha’s achievements in the martial art continue to soar. He clinched the gold medal in Kickboxing competitions at the 2023 SEA Games, hosted by Cambodia in Phnom Penh.

    Born 2000
    Other Names The All-in Warrior
    From Prey Veng Province
    Nationality Cambodian
    Height 1.78m
    Weight 65 kg
    Style Kun Khner
    Stance Orthodox
    Team RCAF – Ministry of N. Defense
    Trainer Thun Sophea
    Years Active 2017-Present
    Total 115
    Wins 94
    Losses 17
    Draws 04
    TKOs 47
    Last Updated 12.05.2024 (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.