INTERVIEW OF CHUJAROEN DABRANSARAKHAM
by Serge TREFEU (2016)
Serge TREFEU: Hello Chujaroen, how are you?
CHUJAROEN DABRANSARAKHAM: It’s okay thank you
How old are you?
I’m 23 years old
You come of what region of the Thailand?
I’m of the region of Maha Sarakham in Isaan (Northeast)
It’s the region which produced several great champions as Saenchai, Kem and Sakeddao?
You have brothers and sisters?
I have a younger sister
You began the boxing at which age?
I began the boxing at the age of 10
You fought at once?
Yes and I gained my first fight, my first purse was 150 bahts
How you discovered the boxing?
My father is a big fan of boxing, looked us often together at boxing matches at the television
In what camp you began your formation?
To the camp Dabransarakham which is near my home in the village of Ban Lad in 10 km of the city of Maha Sarakham
You are always in this camp?
Yes I’m always in Dabransarakham
TRAINING IN CAMP DABRANSARAKHAM
What are the boxers known for the camp with whom you train?
There is Petchubon, Chouphet, Petchbandam, Petchniran, Faphayak, Rakniran, Fasayam, Lamnamchee and many of the others…
The great champion Wangchanoi Sor Palangchai was a trainer for a moment in this camp?
Yes it’s true, he stayed several years but now he’s not anymore in the camp
Do you have your room in the camp?
Yes I have a room which I share with other fighters
In which category you fights?
I fights in 140 lbs
What are the titles which you gained?
In 2015, I gained the belt of Lumpinee in 135 lbs by beating Yodpanomrung and in 2014 I gained the tournament Fooktien Group in 130 lbs
How much have you make of fights so far?
I have make 120 fights for 80 victories and 40 defeats
You gained many fights by KO?
You have which style of boxing?
I’m Muay Khao (Strong in knees)
What is your technique preferred in fight?
Techniques with knees but I also like high kick
What was your hardest fight?
I think against Reetawada, did he beat me one month ago in the stadium of Lumpinee, this fight was very difficult in the face of him
Your best memory of boxing?
The victory for the belt of Lumpinee, it’s a big memory!
What are the known Thai fighters that you faced?
There is several, Monkao, Wanchalerm, Saksurya, Phetmorakot, Kongsak, Rambo, Yodpanomrung, Satanfaa, Sittisak, Sangthongnoi, Chamuaktong…
You have already fought abroad?
It’s the first time that you come to fight abroad?
Yes it’s the first time when I come in France
You know French fighters?
I know Rafi Singpatong
Rightly it’s against him that you are going to fight in Paris in the event Best Of Siam 9, that think you of this opponent?
It’s a very good fighter, he often fought against champions in Thailand thus it will make a good fight in front of him
What is according to you the best foreign fighter today?
I think that it’s Fabio Pinca, he’s very strong!
And the best Thai fighter now, it’s who according to you?
For me it’s Sangmanee Sor Tienpo the best current fighter
What is your promoter?
My promoter is a mister Phirapong Theradeatpong (Chun Kietpetch)
CHUJAROEN WITH HIS PROMOTER MR. CHUN KIATPETCH
What is your purse at present?
My purse is 100 000 bahts in Thailand
You lived good thanks to the boxing?
Yes thanks to the boxing I have make build a house and I was able to buy to myself a car
After your boxer’s career of which think you to make?
I would want to be a trainer in a big camp
In your region to Maha Sarakham?
No in Bangkok it’s better (Laughter)
Thank you very much for the interview and chookdee for your next fight
Thank you very much
Chujaroen is an excellent Muay Khao (Strong in knees), he’s nicknamed “Khun Khao Muang Maha” (The blow of knees of Maha in reference to his native region Maha Sarakham).
KHUN KHAO MUANG MAHA COLLECTS AS MUCH THE TROPHIES THAT THE SHORTS
Chujaroen trains in the camp Dabransarakham, the camp which is situated in the region of Maha Sarakham in the village of Ban Lad, in 10 km of the city of Maha Sarakham. This camp is difficult to find because it’s 7 km of the village of Ban Lad, on the road 2005 in the countryside at the end of a small way in earth. It’s at present one of the biggest camps of the region, the camp that belongs to Lieutenant Colonel Niran Yodpon. One of the trainers head teacher was the former legend of boxing rings Wangchainoi Sor Palangchai who gained the belt of Lumpinee in 122 lbs, title which he kept on five occasions, Wangchainoi also received the trophy of the ” Best boxer of the year ” in 1993.
CHUJAROEN WITH COLONEL NIRAN YODPON OWNER CAMP DABRANSARAKHAM
PART OF THE TEAM OF CAMP DABRANSARAKHAM
Chujaroen was champion of Lumpinee in 135 lbs, belt he won September 4, 2015 by defeating Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnont. But he lost his belt Lumpinee June 3, 2016 against Sittisak Phetpayathai.
On February 22, 2014, in the stadium of Omnoi, Chujaroen gained a tournament important in 130 lbs, the Tournament Fooktien Group (The sponsor Fooktien Group is a big brand of artificial fertilizer for the agriculture). Chujaroen beat in finale Daoprang Sakniranrat and took away the 500 000-baht sum!
CHUJAROEN THE BIG WINNER OF THE TOURNAMENT FOOKTIEN GROUP ON 2014
Currently Chujaroen is ranked No. 1 in the stadium TV7 and No. 3 in the stadium of Lumpinee.
Chujaroen beat great fighters like Monkao Chor Janmanee (KO), Saksurya Chor Kow Haa Isuzu, Hannatee Kiatjareonchai, Wanek Sor Supap, Pedsaenlek Rachanon, Sitisak Chengchiyagym, Kongsak P.K. Saenchai Gym, Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnont, Sangthongnoi Thanasuranakorn, Rambo Phetpokaw!
The latest fights of Chujaroen:
In February, in stadium Lumpinee, he lost against Satanfaa Sor Boonklong
In March, to Maha Sarakam in the northeast, in his stronghold, Chujaroen lost against Sittisak Chengchiyagym
In May, in stadium of Radja, he beat Kiatphet PeakmaiRestaurant.
On June 3, in stadium of Lumpinee, he lost his Lumpinee belt against Sittisak Phetpayathai
In July, in stadium Kompetchlek Nonthaburi (NOW Channel 26), he took his revenge against the young Satanfaa Sor Boonklong
In August, in stadium of Radja in main event, he beat the bull Rambo Phetpokaw (TV7 Champion)!
On September 2, in stadium of Lumpinee, he lost to the current Lumpinee Champion in 140 lbs, Chamuaktong Fightermuaythai
On 4 October, in stadium of Lumpinee, he lost against Reetawada Sor Nipapon (TV7 Champion)
On October 29, in France, in Paris, in event Best Of Siam 9, he defeated by KO the French champion Rafi Bohic (World champion WBC)
CHUJAROEN VS BOHIC
CHUJAROEN IN SPECIALIZED MAGAZINES
Birth Name: Thanawan Kongpetch
Fighter nickname: Khun Khao Muang Maha (The blow of knee of Maha)
Date of birth: 23 January 1994
Weight: 63 Kg – 66 Kg
Number of fight: 120. 80 Wins. 40 losses.
Title: Lumpinee Champion in 135 lbs (2015), Tournament winner Fooktien Group in 130 lbs (2014)