THE CATEGORY PRESENT THE HIGHEST THAI CHAMPIONS

by Serge TREFEU (2016)

 


 

The category 130 lbs (-59 Kg) includes a pleiad of formidable champions today, it's really the category of the Thai circuit the highest at present. About ten fighters distance themselves particularly from other boxers, it's for the most part of the great champions who did the cleaning previously in the categories inferiors with some stars of the discipline such as Sangmanee, Superlek, Seksun, Muangthai and Thanonchaï. Now, they are in confrontation between them to acquire the supremacy of - 59 kg!

The prodigious champion Phanpayak Jitmuangnont (Lumpinee Champion, Radja champion, Best fighter of the year 2013, 2014 and 2015) which is at present a champion of the Lumpinee in 126 lbs begins to fight in 130 lbs, this formidable fighter is not also going to be a long time coming to stand out in the category 130 lbs...

Here is the ranking with their fight's record of these admirable champions.

 



Kaewkangwan Prewayo

Ranking 130 lbs: Current Lumpini stadium champion in 130 lbs and champion of Thailand in 130 lbs, belt won against Superlek Mor Ratanabandit December 8, 2015

Age: 20 years

City of birth: Nakhon Ratchassima (Northeast)

Team: Petchyindee Academy Gym

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 130 lbs (2015), champion of Thailand in 130 lbs (2015), CP Fresh Mart Tournament Winner 130 lbs (2013)

Purse: 70,000 baht

He beat opponents: Pokeaw Fonjangchonburi, Yokvitaya Phetsimu, Dejsakda Wor Sungprapai (KO), Yodphet Wor Sangprapa (KO), Chotchasan Wor Wiwatananont, Khunsik Or Pimonsri, Muangnueng Pumpunmuang Tomas Sor Chaijaroe (KO), Sitek Or Bualek, Superlek Mor Ratanabandit

Special sign: In April 2013, Kaewkangwan won the belt in 130 lbs of CP Fresh Mart tournament, he beat Kongnapa, Sangtongnoï (KO) and Nawapon. Kaewkangwan won the sum of 300,000 baht



Khaimukkhao (White Pearl) Por Thairungruangkamai

Ranking 130 lbs: Current Ratchadamnoen stadium champion in 130 lbs, belt won against Kaewkangwan Prewayo May 9, 2016

Age: 25 years

City of birth: Buriram (Northeast)

Team: Por Thai Rung Reang Gym

Title: Radja Champion in 130 lbs (2016), Radja Champion in 130 lbs (2012), WBC World Champion in 130 lbs (2012), Radja Champion in 126 lbs (2010)

Purse: 80,000 baht

He beat opponents: Wor Ritidej Wanthavee, Ekkarit Mor Krungthepthonburee, Yuthachai Kiatpataraphan, Lekkla Tanasuranakon, Yokvitaya Phetsimean, Saksuriya Kaiyanghadaogym, Phetmorakot Wor Sungprapai, Phetthavee Sor Kitichai, Petch Mousapanmay (KO), Bangpleenoi 96 Peenang, Kwan Sor Ploenchit

Special sign: Khaimukkhao was trained in the famous camp Sit O Buriram (Camp closed today). Then he fought for the camp Chuwattana Gym in Bangkok, the camp of Radja promoter Chujaroen Raveeramwong and the camp of the former great champion Watcharachai. In 2011, his fight against Seksun Or Kwanmuang was voted "Best Fight of the Year" in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen



Phetsongkom (Diamond double sharp-cutting) Sit Jaroensap

Ranking 130 lbs: Current Omnoi stadium champion in 130 lbs, belt won against Rungkaw Wor Sangprapai April 16, 2016

Age: 26 years

City of birth: Songkhla (South)

Team: Sit Jaroensap Gym

Title: Omnoi Champion in 130 lbs (2016), Toyota Marathon Tournament Winner 126 lbs (2015)

Purse: 50,000 baht

He beat opponents: Rungkaw Wor Sangprapai, Petchgnan Kietkonpon (KO), Klasuek Petchdjindaa, Kaewkangwan Prewayo, Superbon Teemaungleuy, Wanchana Or Boonchuay

Special sign: Phetsongkom trains in the camp of the ancient legend of boxing rings Jaroensap Kietbanchong, a camp in Pathum Thani on the outskirts of Bangkok. Jaroensap Kietbanchong was a great champion of the 90 that marked the history of Muay Thai, he won the belt of Lumpinee in 112 lbs and 115 lbs and was voted "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1992

 

Rodlek (The steel locomotive) Jaotalaytong

Ranking 130 lbs: Current TV7 stadium champion in 130 lbs, belt won against Nuenglanlek Jitmuangnont, April 24, 2016

Age: 26 years

City of birth: Surathani (South)

Team: PK Seanchai Gym

Title: TV7 Champion in 130 lbs (2016), WPMF World Champion in 126 lbs (2011)

Purse: 70,000 baht

He beat opponents: Tuanpae Kiatkomsing, Nuenglanlek Jitmuangnont (KO), Sirimongkol PK Seanchai Gym, Grandprixnoi Phithakpabhadang, Saksurya Satitsidee (KO), Yokwitaya Petsimu, Pokaew Fonjangchonburi, Taksinlek Kietnitwat, Seksun Or Kwanmuang

Special sign: Rodlek aptly named because is a real locomotive ahead of his opponents, a big durable boxer that has low kick and dangerous powerful hooks. Rodlek began his training in the Kiatkorwit camp, a small camp on the island of Koh Samui. Then in 2013 and 2014, Rodlek fought for Sitsongpeenong camp in Bangkok. Rodlek beat especially the redoubtable Sirimongkol PK Seanchai Gym (Radja Champion) by referee stoppage and for his last fight on June 3, 2016, he beat by point the terrible Seksun Or Kwanmuang

 

Sangmanee (The light jewelry) Sor Tianpo

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 1 in the Ratchadamnoen stadium, No. 1 in the stadium TV7, No. 1 in the stadium Omnoi, No. 2 in the stadium of Lumpinee

Age: 19 years

City of birth: Mancha Khiri (Khon Kean Province in the northeast)

Team: 13 Coins Gym

Title: Winner Lumpinee Tournament 126 lbs (2014), Radja Champion in 115 lbs (2013), Radja Champion in 112 lbs (2012), Radja Champion in 108 lbs (2012), World Champion S1 in 110 lbs (2012), Lumpinee Champion in 105 lbs (2012)

Purse: 100,000 baht

He beat opponents: Prajanchay Por Phetnamtong, Cherry Sitdarpauan, Kanongsuek Sor Sritong, Ruengsak Sitniwat (KO), Nikhomlek Tor Tawat, Phet Lukmakhamwan, Dedkad Por Pongsawan, Kudsakornnoi Sor Junlasen, Insee Kao Rachanon, Muangthai PK Seanchai Gym (KO), Thanonchai Thanakorn, Seksun Or Kwanmuang, Phanpayak Jitmuangnon, Phet-Utong Or Kwanmuang, Superlek Mor Ratanabandit, Superbank Sakchaichote, Lamnammoon Sakchaichote, Mongkolchai Kwaytonggym (KO), Phetmorakot Teded99, Sean Parunchai

Special sign: Sangmanee, nicknamed "Tharok Nung Laan" (One million dollar Baby), is a wonder boy of the boxing rings who made his first fight in only six years, at the age of 15, he was already a champion of the Lumpinee. In 2012, Sangmanee received the trophy of " Best Fighter of the year " awarded by The Sport Writers Association of Thailand. On December 1st, 2014, for their fourth confrontation, Sangmanee and Thanonchai Thanakorn find themselves in the stadium of Radja. Thanonchai beats again Sangmanee in points. But Sangmanee will finish at the hospital further to a faint after the fight. Sangmanee was poisoned because the results of the blood analyses of Sangmanee demonstrated that he had absorbed a cocktail of medicine (Nordazepam, Temazepam, Oxazepan) which could pull the death. The police always investigates into this affair...

 

Muangthai (Thai Country) PK Seanchai

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 3 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, No. 8 in the stadium of Lumpinee, No. 8 in the stadium Omnoi

Age: 21 years

City of birth: Nong Kee (Buriram Province in the northeast)

Team: PK Seanchai Gym

Title: TV7 Champion in 130 lbs (2014), Lumpinee Champion 108 lbs (2012)

Purse: 60,000 baht

He beat opponents: Chalomtong Yodaswintransport, Kongburee Wor Sangprapai, Jingreedtong Por Worasing (KO), Kengkla Sor Chokkitchai (KO), Monkaw Chor Janmanee, Grandprixnoi Phithakpabhadang (KO), Pokaew Fonjangchonburi (KO), Tuanpae Thebest-Udon (KO), Penaik Sitnumnoi, Panphet Kiatjaroenchai (KO), Thanonchai Thanakorn, Phet-Utong Or Kwanmuang (KO), Thaksinlek Kiatniwat (KO), Sangmanee Sor Tienpo, Sean Parunchai (KO)

Special sign: Muangthai is native of the same city as the legends Namkabuan and Nampon Nongkee Pahuyuth. Muangthai was elected " Best fighter of year 2014 " by The Sport Authority of Thailand. Muangthai is one of the rare fighters to have put KO the great champion Pokaew Fonjangchonburi (Lumpinee Champion, Radja champion, Omnoi Champion). August 29th, 2014, in the stadium of Lumpinee, during the match revenge (Pokaew had gained the first match at points), the young boy Muangthai brought down Pokaew in the second round with a terrible poke going back to the chin, Pokaew fell KO for more account and was evacuated by the boxing ring on a stretcher



Seksun (Inventive / Creative) Or Kwanmuang

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 2 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, No. 3 in the stadium of Lumpinee, No. 3 in the stadium TV7, No. 7 in the stadium Omnoi

Age: 27 years

City of birth: Nakhon Si Tammarat (South)

Team: Sor sommai Gym

Title: World Muay Thai Warriors Champion at 135 lbs (2012), TV7 champion in 122 lbs (2010)

Purse: 100,000 baht

He beat opponents: Khaimukkhao Chuwattana (KO), Thongchai Sitsongpeenong, Yodvicha Por Boonsit, Wanchalerm Chor Chernkamon, Singtongnoi Por Telakoo, Detnarong Wor Sungprapai, Penaik Sitnumnoi (KO), Pakorn PK Seanchai, Phetmorakot Wor Sangprapai, Kongsak PK Seanchai, Muangthai PK Seanchai, Thaksinlek Kiatniwat

Special sign: Seksun is nicknamed by the fans of Muay Thai " Kon Mayom Kon " (the One who refuses nobody). But his other nickname of fighter which goes to him marvelously is "Robocop", because it's an extraordinary durable boxer, a warrior who never moves back, like a robot it moves forward on his opponents to destroy them with his powerful strikes. In September, 2011, in the stadium of Radja, Seksun beat the champion of the Radja Khaimukkhao by KO, this memorable fight was elected " Best fight of the year in Radja " (Seksun beat twice by KO Khaimukkhao). Seksun was elected "Best Boxer of year 2014" by the magazine Siam Keela. July 16th, 2014, Seksun and his companion of training Phet Utong had to fight in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen. But morning, during the weighing, they very felt bad, especially Phet Utong who must be evacuated in wheelchair, both boxers were led to emergencies at the hospital. Seksun and Phet Utong was a victim of a poisoning. After several examinations, that very day, they went out of the hospital. In the evening of the event, they rose on the boxing ring of the stadium of Ratchadamnoen to apologize for not being able to fight. Seksun will recover rather fast from this event because 15 days later, in August, in the stadium of Radja, he's going to beat in points the champion of the Lumpinee in 130 lbs, Phetmorakot Wor Sangprapai!

 

Superlek (Little Super) Mor Ratanabandit

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 4 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, No. 4 in the stadium of Lumpinee

Age: 21 years

City of birth: Tako Tapi (Region Buriram in the northeast)

Team: Kiatmuu 9 Gym

Title: Champion of Thailand in 126 lbs (2013), Lumpinee Champion 118 lbs (2013), Lumpinee Champion 115 lbs (2012), champion of Thailand in 112 lbs (2011), champion of Thailand in 105 lbs (2011 )

Purse: 85,000 baht

He beat opponents: Sarawut Phitaphadeang, Wanchai Rambo Isaan, Palangpon Watcharachai, Mondam Sor Weerapon (KO), Hongtonglek Chor Faplaengsi, Phetsakon FA Group, Rungphet Kaiyanghadao (KO), Fonluang Sitboonmee, Tong Puideenaidee, Wanpichit Meenayothin, Superbank Sackchaichote, Ponsanae Sitmonchai (KO), Bangpleenoi 96 Peenang (KO), Khaimukkhao Por Thairungruangkamai (KO), Muangthai PK Seanchai, Thanonchai Thanakorn, Sangmanee Sor Tienpho, Superbon Teemuangleuy (KO)

Special sign: Superlek is the nephew of the star Singdam Kiatmuu 9 and the champion Suadam Kiatmuu 9. This whiz kid was already a champion of Thailand in only 16 years and in just 17 years, he became a champion of the Lumpinee. Superlek was elected " Best boxer of year 2012 " by The Sport Authority of Thailand. In 2014, Superlek beat two great champions by KO. On September 10th, in the stadium of Radja, he struck in the first round, with magnificent High Kick, the bull Ponsanae Sitmonchai. One month later, October 9th, in the stadium of Radja, he has put KO in the third round, Khaimukkhao Por Thairungruangkamai. Superlek beat so twice by KO formidable Bangpleenoi 96 Peenang, in 2015 and in 2016!

 

Thanonchaï Thanakorn

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 8 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, No. 8 in the stadium TV7, No. 9 in the stadium of Lumpinee, No. 9 in the stadium Omnoi

Age: 23 years

City of birth: Satuek (Region Buriram in the northeast)

Team: Poptheeratham Gym

Purse: 100,000 baht

He beat opponents: Lamnammoon Sakchaichote, Luknimit Singkhlongsi, Fonluang Sitboonmee, Rungrat Naratrikul, Phetthavee Sor Kitichai, Sangmanee Sor Tianpo, Muangthai P.K. Seanchai, Seksun Or Kwanmuang, Yodtongthai Por Telakoon, Sirimongkol P.K. Seanchai, Thaksinlek Kiatniwat, Phet-Utong Or Kwanmuang (KO), Phanpayak Sitjatit (KO)

Special sign: Thanonchaï was trained by two Masters, at first Palanoy Kietanane (Three times Lumpinee champion) then Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj (Lumpinee Champion, Radja champion) to the camp Thor Sangtiennoi to Phatumthani. Today, Thanonchaï fights for the camp Poptheeratham Gym situated in Bangkok, master Payakaroon's camp (Samart Payakaroon, Best boxer of year 1981, on 1983, on 1988). Thanonchaï is nicknamed by the fans of muay thai, "Rambo 2" in reference to the great champion of the 80s "Pongsiri Rambo Por Ruamruedee", one of the biggest durable boxer of the history of Muay Thai. Thanonchaï also has on his pair of shorts the famous "Death's-head" which carried Rambo Pongsiri. The terrible confrontations of Thanonchaï, in 2014 and 2015, against Seksun and Sangmanee can be classified among the hardest fights of the year. In 2015, Thanonchaï was elected "Best boxer of the year" by the magazine Siam Kilaa

 

Phet-utong Or Kwanmuang

Ranking 130 lbs: Currently No. 2 to the stadium TV7, No. 6 in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, No. 10 in the stadium of Lumpinee

Age: 21 years

City of birth: Buriram (Northeast)

Team: Sor Sommai Gym

Purse: 55,000 baht

He beat opponents: Luknimit Singklongsi, Jatujak Sakhomsin, Mongkolchai Kwaytonggym, Phetmorakot Wor Sungprapai, Nongbeer Chokngarmwong, Superbank Mor Ratanabandit, Songkom Srisuriyanyothin, Singtongnoi Por Telakoon (KO), Superlek Mor Ratanabandit (KO), Thaksinlek Kiatniwat, Samingdej Dekfaifa (KO), Phanpayak Sitjatik, Sean Parunchai (KO)

Special sign: The father of Phet Utong is a former champion named Tawatchai and his uncle is legendary Fasuchon Sit O (Best fighter of the year in 2000, 3 times champion of Thailand, Lumpinee champion, 500 fights). Phet-Utong is one of the rare fighters to have beaten by KO the star Superlek. Phet Utong also beat in points phenomenal Superbank (Best fighter of year 2014 by the Authority of the Sports of Thailand, Best fighter of year 2014 by the stadium Lumpinee, Best fighter of year 2014 by the stadium Ratchadamnoen)