The Italian fighter Christian Daghio has died at age 49 in a fight for the world title of Muay Thai in Thailand after suffering a hard KO by Don Pareuang in the last round, reports Exclusivedigital.com.
The Italian, seven times world champion of this fight discipline, was transferred to the hospital, where he was in a coma for two days and died later after not passing the serious brain damage I had
"He died as he wanted to die. I do not regret it because he was like that, He said he wanted to fight until he was eighty years old. The ring was his life and he died as a champion. My brother had a girlfriend in Thailand and a 5-year-old girl who still does not know that his father is dead, "said the brother of the deceased Italian fighter.
Christian Daghio won a world bronze with the Italian national team and two European bronzes, he became professional in 1993. In addition to the seven world titles.
In 2002 he was the first Italian to be admitted, fight and win at the Lumpini stadium in Bangkok and in 2007 the first European to graduate from Muay Thai in Thailand.