Interview of MANASAK NALEUPAI by Serge TREFEU (2008)
Serge TREFEU: Howe are you?
MANASAK NALEUPAI: Very well
How old are you?
I am 25 years old
You come from which area?
I come from Isaan, I was born in Ubon Ratchathani
You are you to marry, have children?
I am not married and I do not have a child
Do you have brothers and sisters?
I have two big brothers and a sister
Did your brothers make it boxing?
Not I am the only one to make Muay Thai
Were you brawler when you were child?
You began the Muay Thai at which age ?
At 9 years
How did you discover Thai boxing?
There were small camps of Muay Thai close to at home. I was often going to see the trainings…
Did your first fight you do it at which age?
Around 9 years…
You began the boxing in which camp?
It was not in a camp but at home, I’m train all alone…
How much do you have fight in the area of Isaan?
I have made a hundred fights in all the area of North East!
You came to which age to Bangkok for fighting and in which camp?
I came to install me at 20 years in Bangkok with the Pinsinchaï gym. Before I fought in the capital then I set out again in Ubon…
Since how long is you with the Pinsinchaï gym?
Since 5 years that I am here
You live here in the gym?
Yes, I have a room which I divide with other friends
Today you fight in which category?
I fight in 118 lbs (55 kg 341)
Did you gain belts of the stadiums of Bangkok?
I gained the belt of Champion of Thailand. And currently I have the belt of Champion of World WMC in Muay Thai in 53 kg!
How much do you have make fights?
I do not know too much any more. I have more than 200 fights. I know that I have made 3 draws and about thirty losses…
You gained fights by K.O?
You have which style of boxing?
I am fimeu (technician)
Your hardest fight was against which adversary?
Against Thonchaï Silachaï
You already fought abroad?
You would like to go to fight abroad in France for example?
Yes, I would like in France or elsewhere…
You know French fighters?
I do not know too many fighters farang (foreign)
For you who is the best fighter foreign?
It is Ramon Dekkers who was for me the best until now!
Today you live you well thanks to Thai boxing?
Yes, I’m very well I bought my house with Ubon in Isaan
Which is your promoter?
It is the owner of the gym Mister Pinsinchaï
The best fighter in Thailand it is which for you?
Best it is Seanchaï Sor Kingstar…
You have a technique preferred in Muay Thai?
High Kick, I like this technique
When does your next fight take place?
In one week with stadium of Lumpinee
After does Thai boxing you think of doing what like job?
I would like to assemble a camp in Ubon Ratchathani close to at home. In Isaan the life is cooler than in Bangkok…
Thank you very much and chookdee
Weight: 53 kg
Numbers of fight: 233. 200 wins. 30 losses. 3 draws
Style: Fimeuu (technician)
Title: World Champion WMC. Thailand Champion. N° 1 Omnoï stadium. N° 6 Lumpinee.stadium