INTERVIEW OF KONGJAK SOR TUANTONG
by Serge TREFEU (2014)
KONGJAK SOR TUANTONG: Well, thank
How old are you?
I am 28 years old
You come of what region of the Thailand?
I am of Ang Thong, a region in the center of the Thailand, it’s next to Ayutthaya
You are married, you have children?
Yes I am married and I have a girl and a son
Your children practise Muay Thai?
My son who is 7 years old begins has to train a little for the boxing…
What is what you have brothers and sisters?
I have a younger brother
Your brother is a boxer also?
Yes it’s a fighter
I began the boxing at the age of 12
In what age you have make your first fight?
In 12 years, I lost in points my first fight but I gained 200 bahts (Laughter)
How you discovered the boxing?
My father was a professional boxer, his speciality was the knocks of knees!
Your father made how much fight?
I cannot tell you, I don’t know exactly but really a lot (Laughter)
In what camp you began the boxing?
I began the boxing with my father, it’s him who trained me at home, then at the age of 17 I went to Bangkok to the camp Por Pao In
How long you stayed in this camp?
Today you are in which camp?
Now I train for the camp 13 Coins Gym
Yes also with Pakorn…
In what category you fights?
I fights in 154 lbs
What are the titles which you gained?
I won four belts, the belt WMC in 130 lbs, the belt of Omnoi in 147 lbs, the belt of Radja in 154 lbs and twice the belt WPMF in 154 lbs!
WORLD CHAMPION WPMF!
Your belt of the stadium of Omnoi you gained against whom?
Against Kathaphet Ror Phetpotong!
And your belt of Radja?
Against Kanongsuek Chuwattana!
How much have you make of fights?
I have make 200 fights for 150 victories and 2 Draws!
Not a lot only 4 or 5 victories by KO
You have which style of boxing?
I am fimeuu but I am also a fighter who moves forward…
What is your technique preferred in fight?
I like all the techniques with elbows!
What was your hardest fight?
My fight against Aikpracha in the stadium of Radja, I lost in points against him, he hits very hard with his fists!
Your best memory of boxing?
My victory for the belt of Radja against Kanongsuek!
What are the known fighters that you faced?
Singmanee, Aikpracha, Kem, Sudsakorn, Nopparat, Dejrit…
I fought in Japan, in Singapore and in France
You have already fought in France?
Yes three years ago against Lidon, I lost in points…
You know French fighters?
I know Fabio Pinca and of course Lidon!
What is according to you the best foreign fighter in Muay Thai?
Today, I would say Pinca, he’s very strong and also Youssef (Boughanem)!
And the best Thai fighter today, it’s who for you?
Yes, I was able to buy a house for my family and I have a beautiful Pick-up (Laughter)!
What is your promoter?
Pol Prajuab Pao-In who is a promoter in Radja
What is your purse in Thailand?
60 000 bahts!
That think you make after the boxing?
I am going to open my camp near my home to Ang Thong and to become a trainer…
Thank you for the interview and chookdee for your fight!
Thank you very much
Kongjak had conquered, in 2009, in Thailand, world champion WPMF’s belt in 154 lbs against Australian Soren Eminent Air. A belt that he had defended successfully, among others, against French Mickael Lallemand in Queen’s Birthday!
In 2011, Kongjak participated in the tournament Isuzu in the stadium Omnoi, the tournament in which he lost by stop of the referee against Nopparat Keatkamtorn and by KO against the star Kem Sitsongpeenong!
KONGJAK FACED DJIMÉ COULIBALY IN THE EVENT ” WARRIORS NIGHT 3 ” ORGANIZED BY JO PRESTIA, KONGJAK GAINED THE DECISION IN POINTS AFTER A VERY CLOSE MATCH!
KONGJAK SOR TUANTONG
KONGJAK SOR TUANTONG VS KANONGSUEK CHUWATTANA, RADJA’S BELT IN 154 LBS