INTERVIEW OF PHANPAYAK JITMUANGNON
by Serge TREFEU (2014)
Serge TREFEU: Hello Phanpayak, how are you?
PHANPAYAK JITMUANGNON: Well, thanks !
How old are you?
I’m 18 years old
You come of what region of the Thailand?
I’m of Samut Prakarn, it’s 30 km from Bangkok…
Do you have brothers and sisters?
Yes two brothers
Your brothers are boxers also?
Yes my big brother was a boxer, his name was Kompayak. My little brother is a good fighter, he is champion from the center of Thailand, his fighter name is Kiewphayak!
KIEWPHAYAK (THE FANGS OF TIGER) JITMUANGNON HAS HUNGER OF FIGHT!
PHANPAYAK AND KIEWPHAYAK, TWO BROTHERS TO THE STYLE FIMEUU (TECHNIQUE)!
You began the boxing at which age?
I began the boxing at the age of 8
In what age you have make your first fight?
In 8 years, I gained my first three fights by KO!
Three victories by KO, and how much you won of purse?
I gained 300 bahts only (Laughter)
How you discovered the boxing?
My father is an enthusiast of boxing
Your father was a boxer before?
No but he love looking the matches at the television, he does not miss a match the weekend (Laughter)
THE SEANGNOEN FAMILY, A BOXER FAMILY
In what camp you began your training?
To the camp Luksadet Bangmanhai
And now you are in which camp?
I’m in the camp Jitmuangnon to Nonthaburi in the North of Bangkok…
It’s a big camp, there are many champions?
Yes there are many fighters, there is Phetkarat (TV7 Champion in 102 lbs), Phetsiam (400 fights), Peemai (World champion WPMF), Keng (N°4 Lumpinee), Kumantong (N°5 Lumpinee), Laughs (N°5 Lumpinee)…
In what category you fights?
I fights in 115 lbs
What are the titles which you won?
I won the belt of Radja in 105 lbs against Phet Or Phimonsri in 2012, and the belt of Radja in 108 lbs against Ruangsak Sitniwat in 2013!
How much have you make of fights?
I have make 230 fights for 198 victories, 30 defeats and 2 draws!
You gained many fights by KO?
I gained approximately 30 fights by KO!
I am fimeuu (Technique)!
What is your technique preferred in fight?
I like the back high kick leg!
What was your hardest fight?
My fight in Radja against Aikmongkol was hard because he’s very strong with the knees!
Your best memory of boxing?
My two victories against Ruangsak, it’s a great champion, the first one for the belt of Radja and the second victory for the revenge!
What are the known fighters that you faced?
Phetdam, Yuthasak, Siangtong, Dungpriag, Phetlamsin, Yotmanut, Ruangsak, Sarawute, Trakulphet, Jomhod, Aikmongkol…
You have already fought abroad?
No I don’t know too much the foreign fighters…
What is according to you the best foreign fighter?
The champion Floyd Mayweather, I love!
It’s a great champion in Boxing, and in Muay Thai?
I find Damian Kwaytonggym (Damien Alamos) very hardly!
Damian, he’s French, so you know French fighters?
Maybe, I don’t know (Laughter)
And the best Thai fighter today, it’s who for you?
I think that there is no better fighter, there are several very strong champions, every fighter is good, each has his speciality…
What is your promoter?
Somjit Wenkaew, promoter in Radja
What is your purse in Thailand?
Today my purse is 100 000 bahts!
May 2nd in Lumpinee
Phonkrit Sor Jor Toypedriew
You have already fought him?
Thank you for the interview and chookdee for your fight!
Thank you very much
Phanpayak (The Tiger Pedigree) Jitmuangnon is certainly the next superstar of tomorrow, this rangy and technical boxer is a boy wonder who gained his first belt of Radja in 105 lbs is only 16 years old. Then at the age of 17, he took away his second belt of Radja in 108 lbs in a big event organized by the promoter Songchai Ratanasuban, one evening which took place on May 2nd, 2013 in the stadium of Ratchadamoen!
For this shock against the titleholder, Ruangsak Sitniwat (Radja Champion in 108 lbs), Phanpayak it’s very hard trainened in the famous camp, Jitmuangnon Gym. During his training, the young Phanpayak made every day 500 middles in punch bag then was going to run one hour and made then 500 middles in paos, gladiator’s preparation which paid because he gained a beautiful victory!
Phanpayak has already beaten the best of his category such as Phetdam Phetnopakao, Dungpriag Sitkriangkrai, Siangtong Sor Suradej, Phetlamsin Kiatphontip, Yothin Sakaetongresort, Sarawute Phithakpabhadang, Jomhod Sakami, Aikmongkol Kaiyanghadao, Chankrist Or Phimonsri, Trakulphet Sor Sommai!
Phanpayak is at present one of the fighters who touches the biggest purses of the Thai circuit, he makes left the boys wonder who dominate the category 115 lbs and 122 lbs today!
FOUR YOUNG GIFTED CHILDREN OF THE CATEGORY 115 LBS AND 122 LBS, SANGMANEE SOR TIENPOH (18 YEARS), MUANGTHAI SOR BOONYIAM (20 YEARS), SUPERLEK KIATMUU 9 (19 YEARS) AND PHANPAYAK JITMUANGNON (18 YEARS)!
The young gifted child so succeeds both young boys wonder Sangmanee Sor Tienpoh and Yodvicha Por Boonsit who gained the trophy in 2012!
The judges gave this title desired to the young Phanpayak because they considered that he had made a remarkable year by winning practically all his fights!
On January 17th, he keeps his belt of Radja in 105 lbs by beating in points Yotmanut Petpotong!
In February, in the stadium of Radja, he makes a draw against Seankeng Nuicofeeboran (Current TV7 champion in 122 lbs)!
In April, in the stadium of Lumpinee, he beats by KO, Yothin Sakaetongresort!
In May, in the stadium of Radja, he beats the titleholder Ruangsak Sitniwat and swipes him the belt of Radja in 108 lbs!
In June, in the stadium of Lumpinee, he beats in points Sarawute Phithakpabhadang (Current TV7 champion in 108 lbs)!
In September, in the stadium of Radja, he brings down in the first round the current Radja Champion in 112 lbs, Trakulphet Sor Sommai !
In October, in the stadium of Radja, he gains a beautiful victory on the great champion Jomhod Sakami (TV7 Champion in 108 lbs)!
In November, in the stadium of Radja, in main fight, he beats Aikmongkol Kaiyanghadao (Thailand Champion and current World champion WMC in 118 lbs)!
In 2014, on January 10th, in the stadium of Lumpinee, in main fight, he beats Chankrist Or Phimonsri!
Real name: Thèway Seangnoen
Date of birth: In January 7th, 1996
Weight: 52 kg
Number of fight: 230. 198 Wins. 30 losses. 2 Draws
Title: Radja Champion in 105 lbs (2012), Radja Champion in 108 lbs (2013)
THE TIGER PHANPAYAK JITMUANGNON