05:02 GMT05 April 2020
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    A referee had to dive on the floor to save a knocked-out fighter at a Muay Thai Super Champ fight in Bangkok. During the second round of a tense fight, So Sovarathana from Cambodia managed to strike his opponent, Thai fighter Neymar Paeminburee right in the head.

    The elbow punch was so severe that Paeminburee lost consciousness and started falling, but Thai referee Sittichai Ineiad managed to rush to the spot and place his hand under the falling fighter's head, saving him from a potential injury.

    ​He then bounced back and assisted Paeminburee, and the fighter reportedly regained his senses several minutes after. The referee was praised by netizens for his quick wits during the dramatic event.

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