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Thun Makara

    Thun Makara (Khmer: ធន់ មករា), born Tanh Makara in 2002, hails from Kampong Chhnang Province and is affectionately known as “The Golden Hanuman.”

    Career Highlights

    Under the expert guidance of Kun Khmer legend Thun Sophea, Makara has crafted an illustrious career marked by triumphs and accolades. With 80 wins, 11 losses, and 1 draw, Makara boasts an impressive fight record, including 40 victories by way of TKOs. He holds the prestigious titles of TV5 Cambodia Champion and Bronze medalist in the 57 kg weight category at the national sports competition, despite his loss to Sok Thy in the semi-finals as he competed for the Ministry of National Defense.

    Throughout his journey, Makara has demonstrated his prowess on various platforms, notably in memorable bouts on TV5 Cambodia. Recent victories, such as his TKO triumph over Iranian fighter Heydar on December 2, 2023, and his thrilling win against Thai opponent Pek Borapha on January 6, 2024, have solidified his reputation as a formidable presence in the Kun Khmer arena.

    Despite facing setbacks, such as his defeat against Thai fighter Chhouk Mong Khun on February 10, 2024, Makara remains undeterred, fueled by a relentless determination to excel in his craft.

    One of the Finest

    Recognized as one of Master Thun Sophea’s top disciples at the gym alongside Lorn Panha, Bun Sothea, and a select few others, Makara embodies the values of discipline, perseverance, and sportsmanship.

    Born 2002
    From Kampong Chhnang Province
    Nickname The Golden Hanuman
    Height 1.69 m
    Weight 63.5 kg
    Style Kun Khmer
    Stance Orthodox
    Kun Krou The Eagle Showing Off its Mighty Strength
    Boxing Gym RCAF Boxing Association
    Trainer Thun Sophea
    Years Active - Present
    Total 92
    Wins 80
    Losses 11
    Draws 01
    TKOs 40
    Last updated 10.02.2024 (TV5 Cambodia)
    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.