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An octagonal ring features a world-class Kun Khmer event on September 30. TOWN SPORT

Kun Khmer makes history in octagonal ring

Publication date 29 September 2023 | 08:33 | ICT

A unique boxing spectacle is set for September 30, featuring an octagonal ring that is being promoted as a world-class event by the Kun Khmer Federation (KKF) in collaboration with Town TV.



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