Interview of DUENGPETCH SEANGMORAKOT (Asia champion Boxing in 115 lbs (52Kg)) by Serge TREFEU (2008)
Serge TREFEU: Hello, How are you?
DUENGPETCH SEANGMORAKOT: I’m very well
How old are you?
Where you come from in Thailand?
I come from the town of Saraburi which is located at 200 km of Bangkok in the area of the center of Thailand
Are you to marry, have children?
Not and I do not have a child
Do you have brothers and sisters?
Yes, I have a brother and four sisters
Does your brother make boxing?
Yes, my big brother is a good boxer. In this moment it is in Japan for a fight
Were you brawler when you were child?
Yes a little…
You began boxing at which age?
Towards the eleven years age
How did you discover boxing?
Thanks to my big brother
Did your first fight you do it at which age?
At eleven years in Muay Thai
You began boxing in a camp?
Yes in a small camp with Saraburi close to at home.
How much do you have fight for this camp?
Not much because I left very early to Bangkok, towards the twelve years age…
You came here to the camp Seangmorakot Gym?
Yes, I am here since the twelve years age. That makes nearly fifteen years that I am in this camp…
You live here in the camp?
Yes, I have my room here
Today you fight in which category of weight?
In super-fly (52 kg)
Did you gain belts in Muay Thai or Boxing?
In Muay Thai I do not have a belt. I gained titles that in Boxing
Which titles did you gain?
Thailand Champion, Lumpinee Champion (into Boxing) and currently I have belt PABA of Asia Champion (equivalent of the belt Europe champion), title which I gained on February 22, 2006 and defended twice victoriously…
How much do you have make fights?
In Boxing, I have 38 fights and I have been unconquered for ten years. In Muay Thai, I have more than 150 fights, surroundings 80 wins and sixty losses. I am a toymat (strong with fists) better with the fists than with the feet. It is for that I directed myself towards a career in Boxing…
You gained fights by KO?
In Boxing, I gained 17 fights by Knock out
Your harder fight in Boxing was against which fighter?
Against Eric Barcelona a Filipino very robust…
Which is your best memory of fighter?
My victory against Eric Barcelona for the title…
You already fought abroad?
Not, I have make all my fights in Thailand
You would like to go to fight abroad for example in France?
Yes, if I can fight it low not of problem…
You know French fighters?
Not too, I just know in Muay Thai French Skarbowsky
And of the foreign, European or American boxers?
You do not know Mike Tyson?
(he laughs) Of course, him I know well…
Today you live well thanks to the boxing?
Yes I’m very well, I bought my house with Saraburi and I have a beautiful car in Bangkok. I gain good prize money in Boxing better than in Muay Thai…
Your promoter it’s who?
You have a technique preferred in Boxing?
I like much the uppercuts
When is your next fight?
March 29 in the south of country
After stop the boxing you think of doing what like job?
To make trade, can be to have a store at home in Saraburi…
Thank you to have answered our questions and chookdee for your fight?
35 fights. 33 wins. 1 Losse. 1 draw. 17 K.O
Asia Champion. Thailand Champion. Lumpinee Champion.
World Boxing rankings WBA N° 5 in super flyweight (53 kg)
More than 150 fights. 80 wins. 60 losses