PHANPAYAK JITMUANGNON ENTERS IN THE HISTORY OF MUAY THAI

by Serge TREFEU (2016)






The young boy Phanpayak received in March, 2016 for the third time in a row prestigious trophy of " Best boxer of the year " who is given by "The Sport Writers Association of Thailand". This trophy is the most considered in the world of Muay Thai in Thailand.



TROPHY "BEST BOXER OF THE YEAR" OFFERED BY THE SPORT WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND IS OFFICIALLY CALLED "TOUWEYRANGWANPRARACHATAN" (THE KING CUP). IT'S THE ULTIMATE REWARDS FOR THAI BOXER



Since his creation in the 70s, only a handle of great champions had the honor to receive several times this "Oscar" of Muay Thai. The great champion Kongtoranee Payakaroon won him in 1978 and in 1984, the star Saenchai Sor Kingstar received the trophy in 1999 and in 2008, two immense champions had him two consecutive years, Kaensak Sor Ploenchit in 1989 and 1990, Anuwat Kaewsamrit in 2002 and 2003, finally the alive legend of boxing rings Samart Payakaroon won three times this unique price, in 1981, on 1983 and 1988. But so far none had managed to win three consecutive years, thus Phanpayak enters the history of Muay Thai by realizing this exceptional performance!

Phanpayak (The Tiger racy) Jitmuangnon was born on January 7th, 1996 to Samut Prakarn, a city situated in 30 km from Bangkok. Phanpayak is the elder son of a family of three children. His younger brother is a good fighter who is a champion of the center of the Thailand, his fighter's name is Kiewphayak.

Phanpayak begins the boxing at the age of 8, he gains his first three fights by KO!

He begins his formation to the camp Luksadet Bangmanhai then integrates the famous Jitmuangnon camp into Nonthaburi, in the North of Bangkok. In this camp which is at present one of the most important of Bangkok there are champions for Phetkarat (TV7 champion), Phetsiam (400 fights), Peemai (Omnoi Champion, World champion WPMF), Keng (N°4 Lumpinee), Kumantong (N°5 Lumpinee), Rit (N°5 Lumpinee), Kengkla (Lumpinee Champion, TV7 Champion), Kengkart (Radja Champion, TV7 champion, Thailand champion) and Phanpayak...

 

THE CAMP JITMUANGNON IS A FACTORY OF CHAMPION

 

Phanpayak is certainly the next superstar of tomorrow, this rangy and technical boxer is a wonder boy who gained his first belt of Radja in 105 lbs in only 16 years, in 2012, against Phet Or Phimonsri. Then, in 17 years, in 2013, he gained his second belt of Radja in 108 lbs against Ruangsak Sitniwat, in a big event organized by the promoter Songchai Ratanasuban, one event which took place on May 2nd, 2013 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen.



PHANPAYAK WON TWICE THE BELT OF RADJA

 

For this shock against the titleholder, Ruangsak Sitniwat (Radja Champion in 108 lbs), Phanpayak is trained very hard in his famous camp, the Jitmuangnon Gym. During his training, the young Phanpayak made every day 500 middles in the punch bag then was going to run one hour and made then 500 middles in paos, gladiator's preparation which paid because he gained a beautiful victory.



PHANPAYAK IN PAOS IN PREPARATION FOR HIS FIGHT AGAINST RUANGSAK



Only 18 years, this young prodigy had already made 230 fights for 198 victories, 30 defeats and 2 draws.

Phanpayak which has already beaten the best of the category 112 lbs and 115 lbs such as Phetdam Phetnopakao, Dungpriag Sitkriangkrai, Siangtong Sor Suradej, Phetlamsin Kiatphontip, Yothin Sakaetongresort, Sarawute Phithakpabhadang, Jomhod Sakami, Aikmongkol Kaiyanghadao, Chankrist Or Phimonsri and Trakulphet Sor Sommai, evolves now in the category 126 lbs. He's a member of young boy who dominate the category 122 lbs and 126 lbs today.

Phanpayak is at present one of the fighters who touches the biggest purses of the Thai circuit, purses of 100 000-baht. It's thus unsurprisingly that in April 2014, Phanpayak was elected " Best boxer of year 2013 " by the prestigious "The Sport Writers Association of Thailand"!



BEST BOXER OF THE YEAR 2013



He so succeeds both young people other phenomena Sangmanee Sor Tienpoh and Yodvicha Por Boonsit who gained the trophy in 2012.

The judges gave this title desired to the young Phanpayak because they considered that he had made remarkable year 2013 by winning practically all his fights with 8 victories, 1 draw and 1 defeat on 10 matches.



The fights of Phanpayak in 2013:

On 17 January, in stadium of Radja, he retains his belt of Radja in 105 lbs beating points Yotmanut Petpotong.

January 23, to Buriram in the Northeast, only six days after his fight to defend his title, he loses a match on points against the redoutable Yuthasak Sakburiram (TV7 Champion in 105 lbs).

In February, in stadium of Radja, he made a draw against Seankeng Nuicofeeboran (TV7 Champion in 122 lbs).

In April, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beat by knockout, Yothin Sakaetongresort.

In May, in stadium of Radja, he beat the champion of Radja Ruangsak Sitniwat and take him his belt of Radja in 108 lbs.

In June, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beats by points Sarawute Phithakpabhadang (TV7 Champion in 108 lbs).

In August, in stadium of Radja, for the rematch, he beat again the terrible Ruangsak Sitniwat.

In September, in stadium of Radja, he strike down on the first round the Radja champion in 112 lbs, Trakulphet Sor Sommai.

In October, in stadium of Radja, he won a great victory over the champion Jomhod Sakami (TV7 Champion in 108 lbs, S1 World Champion in 105 lbs).

In November, in stadium of Radja, in main event, he beats Aikmongkol Kaiyanghadao (Thailand Champion and WMC World Champion in 118 lbs).

 

 

The fights of Phanpayak in 2014:

On 10 January, in stadium of Lumpinee, in main event, he beats Chankrist Or Phimonsri.

On April 8, in stadium of Lumpinee, in main event, he loses against Wanchalong P.K.Saenchai (Lumpinee Champion, TV7 Champion).

On May 2, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beats by points Phonkrit Sor Jor Vichitpedriew.

In June, in stadium of Lumpinee for revenge against Wanchalong he defeated by knockout in the fifth round, the terrible Wanchalong P. K. Saenchai.

 

PHANPAYAK IS ONE OF THE RARE FIGHTERS TO HAVE BEATEN THE FORMIDABLE WANCHALONG BY KO

 

In July, in stadium of Radja, he beats Phet Or Phimonsri (Radja Champion, Omnoi champion).

In August, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beats Serkim Sit-Sor Thor Taew (Lumpinee Champion, TV7 Champion) and takes the belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs.

But in September, in stadium of Lumpinee, he loses his belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs against Prajanchay PK Saenchai Gym (Lumpinee Champion, Radja Champion, World Champion S1).

Beginning of October, in stadium of Radja, in main event, he defeated by knockout Denchiangkwan Lamtongkanpeth.

End of October, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beating again Serkim Sit-Sor Thor Tiew.

On December 9, in stadium of Lumpinee for revenge against Prajanchay he beats Prajanchay PK Saenchai Gym and take back his belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs, Phanpayak also received the trophy of "Best Fighter" of the event!

In 2014, Phanpayak made another magnificent year by gaining 8 fights on 10 and by gaining a belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs. At the beginning of year 2015, Phanpayak is elected " Best boxer of year 2014 " for the second consecutive year by the prestigious "Sport Writers Association of Thailand"!

 

BEST BOXER OF THE YEAR 2014

 

The fights of Phanpayak in 2015:

On 8 January, in stadium of Radja, he beats the experience Luknimit Singklongsi (Radja Champion, World Champion WMC).

On March 6, in stadium of Lumpinee, he faces the terrible Sam-A Kayanghadao (Thailand Champion at 115 lbs, at 122 lbs, at 126 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 115 lbs, at 122 lbs and WBC World Champion in 130 lbs) for the vacant belt of Lumpinee in 126 lbs, Phanpayak beats Sam-A and becomes the new Lumpinee champion in 126 lbs.

On April 29, in stadium of Radja, it's the rematch between Sam-A and Phanpayak, Phanpayak knocks Sam-A in the first round with a dazzling high kick!

 

PHANPAYAK BROUGHT DOWN THE STAR SAM-A IN THE FIRST ROUND 

 

On June 5, in stadium of Lumpinee, he loses his belt of Lumpinee in 126 lbs against Saen Parunchaï.

On July 2, in stadium of Radja, he beats Pakalek Tor Laksong.

On September 9, in stadium of Radja, he made a draw against the young prodigy Superlek Mor Ratanabandit (3 times Thailand champion, 2 times Lumpinee champion).

But on October 7, in stadium of Radja, in main event, Phanpayak meet again Superlek and beats him on points.

On 22 December, in stadium of Lumpinee, he beats Kaonar PK Saenchaigym and take back his belt of Lumpinee in 126 lbs!

 

PHANPAYAK AGAINST KAONAR FOR LUMPINEE BELT IN 126 LBS

 

PHANPAYAK WON FOUR TIMES THE BELT OF LUMPINEE

 

The phenomenal Phanpayak has still made a beautiful year of 2015 with 6 victories, 1 defeat and 1 draw, he beat great champions such as Luknimit, Sam-A (KO) and Superlek, and gained the title of champion of Lumpinee in 126 lbs. On March 26th, 2016, he's elected for the third consecutive time " Best boxer of year 2015 " by the prestigious "Sport Writers Association of Thailand". This is a historic first, the young Phanpayak, in only 20 years, can enter in the pantheon of the champions!

 

BEST BOXER OF THE YEAR 2015

 

PHANPAYAK ALSO RECEIVED SPECIAL CUP WINNING THREE TROPHIES 2013, 2014 AND 2015

 

PHANPAYAK BECAME A STAR, NOW THERE ARE TEE SHIRTS OF HIM IN BOXING STORES

 

THE TIGER IN ACTION

 

 

 

 

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