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Boxing: When inmates fight for their freedom in Thailand: ‘Prison Fighters: five rounds to freedom’ arrives

Updated 10/28/2021 - 13:21 Mbeyond the television product, the rehabilitation program called 'Prison Fight', launched by Thailand's Ministry of J


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10/28/2021 –
13:21

Mbeyond the television product, the rehabilitation program called ‘Prison Fight’, launched by Thailand’s Ministry of Justice, has sparked controversy, but is moving forward. A number of inmates can have their sentences reduced and even released if they win a series of Muay Thai matches against foreign rivals.

Through this program, for example, kickboxer Amnat Ruenroeng was released, sentenced to 15 years, who later ended up representing Thailand in at the Beijing Games.

Now the broadcast of ‘Prison Fighthers: five rounds to freedom‘, offered in November by the channel FIGHT SPORTS MAX, and that tells us about the former Muay Thai champion Noy Khaopan and the American Cody Moberly, two prisoners from a prison in Thailand who after seven years in prison had the opportunity to fight for their release.

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