INTERVIEW OF RUNGPET WOR RUNGNIRAN

by Serge TREFEU (2011)

 

 

Serge TREFEU: Hello how are you, in shape?

RUNGPET WOR RUNGNIRAN: Yes very well

How old are you?

I am 22 years old

You come of what region of the Thailand?

I come from Krabi in the South of the country

Have you brothers and sisters?

We were 9 children in the family…

Your brothers fought?

Yes we are boxer's family. My three older brothers boxed. The most known are called Rungrot, he trains and fights in Bangkok, he’s very strong. My two other brothers are also good but they fought only in the South…

You were a brawler when you were a child?

Not I was rather a quiet child, without history…

You began the boxing at which age?

In 9 years

Your first fight you made him for which age?

In 9 years. It was very fast, I had only one month training but it was enough so that I gain my first fight…

How did you discover the boxing?

It is my older brothers who introduced me to the boxing, they taught all to me on Muay Thai…

You began Muay Thai with your brothers thus it was not in a camp that you began?

Yes it was at home, one trained in family. In fact our house formed a kind of small camp of boxing, we were several to train…

Towards what age you came to Bangkok?

In 13 years I was lived in Bangkok because I have families who live here. Near to me there was a camp, Sorthawee, I was in this camp

Since how long you are in the camp Wor Wiwatthananon, in Bangkok?

In 17 years I came to Wor Wiwatthananon

You have your personal room in the camp?

Not I share her with another boxer

In what category you fight?

In 118 lbs (53 kg)

What are the titles which you gained?

I gained seven belts in all. The belt Muay Siam, champion's belt of the South, the belt TV7 in 105 lbs, the belt of Omnoi in 115 lbs and in 118 lbs, the belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs, and the belt of the tournament Yakayartra Mardaengl

Your belt of Lumpinee you gained him when?

In 2010 against Singdam Chockganna

And the belt of the Tournament Yakayartra Mardaeng?

In 2009 against Tianchai Kor Sapaotong, the winner pocketed the 300 000-baht sum!

How much have you make of fights?

98 fights, 81 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws

You gained many fights by KO?

About twenty

You have which style of boxing?

I am Muay Khao (with knees)

What was your hardest fight?

Against Singdam Chockganna in Lumpinee, it was a fight very, very hard…

Your best memory of boxing?

When I gained my first belt of a big stadium of Bangkok, the belt TV7!

What are the known Thai boxers whom you faced?

There is a lot, Kaotam Lookprabat (1 victory, 1 defeat), Wisalek Sor Susapon (1 victory, 1 defeat), Wuthidet Wor Wanthawee (1 victory, 1 defeat), Kongkiet Kor Kapana (2 victories, 1 defeat), Tianchai Kor Sapaotong (1 victory, 1 defeat), Sor Thor Monponetong (1 defeat, 1 draw), Chatchainoi Gardenseaview (Victory by KO), Muengsi Pumpunwong (defeat), Kingsang Manoprovit (Victory), Singdam Chockganna (Victory)…

You have already fought abroad?

Not never

You know French boxers?

I do not know too much the farangs boxers, just I knew Stong Skarbowsky who was very strong…

For you who is the best nakmuay foreigner today and has the time?

Today I do not know, I do not know but for me it is Stong Skarbowsky and Ramon Dekkers the strongest foreigners whom I saw fighting in Thailand…

The best nakmuay thai  today, for you it is who?

Seanchai Sor Kingstar

What technique you most like making in fight?

I like low kick and especially knocks of knees

Who is your promoter?

Chun Kietpetch

What is your purse today?

65 000 Bath

You make a good living thanks to the boxing, you were able to buy one to yourself house, a car?

Yes I bought a house in the city of Nakhom Pathom right by Bangkok, I still have no car but I soon hope…

When are your next dates of fights?

In a month in Radja against Khaimookdam Chuwattana

After the boxing which would like you to make?

I want to open a shop of mobile phone to Nakhom Pathom

Thank you for the interview and Chookdee for your fight?

Thank you

 

 

Rungpet has no more his belt of Lumpinee, he lost him against talented Kaotam Lookprabat in a match in the very close decision, this is the third time they meet. Rungpet go up category to fight now in 122 lbs and he just beat by KO N ° 3 on TV7 stadium in 122 lbs, Ponsawan Lookprabaht (Thailand Champion of 112 lbs and 118 lbs)!

This fighter hard as a rock which is only 22 years old remained for a long time unconquered in the category 115 lbs, holder of three belts of the most prestigious stadium of the country, Lumpinee, TV7 and Omnoi, he does not miss more than the belt of Radja to his fight record. If a day it has him it wins could be a member of very rare boxers to have conquered belts four bigger stadium of Bangkok!

 

RUNGPET WOR RUNGNIRAN

Height: 1m64

Weight: 55 Kg

Number of fight: 98. 81 Wins. 15 Losses. 2 Draws

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 118 lbs. TV7 Champion in 105 lbs. Omnoi Champion in 115 lbs and 118 lbs. South Champion. Winner of Tournament Yakayartra Mardaeng.

Team: Wor Wiwatthananon Gym

 

 

 

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