INTERVIEW OF POR TOR TOR PETCHRUNGRUENG
by Serge TREFEU (2017)
Serge TREFEU: Hello Por Tor Tor, how are you?
POR TOR TOR: I’m fine thanks
How old are you ?
I’m 20 years old
Which region of Thailand do you come from?
I was born in Nakhon Sawan (Central Region)
Are you married ?
Not yet married just a fiancee
You have brothers and sisters ?
Yes I have three brothers
Your brothers are boxers too?
My little brother is also a fighter
You started boxing at what age?
I started at 9 years
At what age did you make your first fight?
At the age of 9 I made my first fight which was a draw
You won how much for your first fight?
I won the sum of 800 baht which was really a lot at my age (laugh)
How you discovered the boxing?
There were boxers who ran in passing in front of at my home to go to train in their camp. I was to see a training and it pleased me at once
In what camp you began your formation?
In the camp Petchrunrueng which is to Banglamung in the region of Chonburi, it’s this camp which formed me thus I still bear his name today…
You made many fights for this camp?
I stayed for a long time in this camp and I made approximately more than 80 fights for this camp
POR TOR TOR IN CAMP PETCHRUNGRUENG
Towards what age you are fought for the first time in Bangkok?
The first time that I fought in Bangkok I was 13 years old
In which category you fights now?
I fight in 147 lbs (- 67 kg). Most of my fights are between 67 and 68 kg
What titles did you win?
I won in 2012 the belt of Omnoi in 130 lb against Nuthaphon Kiataworn. In 2016, I won the tournament Isuzu Cup N° 26 in the stadium of Omnoi in 154 lbs and I won the Thai Fight tournament in – 68 kg
OMNOI STADIUM CHAMPION
How much you made of fights so far?
I made 89 fights for 65 victories, 22 defeats and 2 draws
You gained many victories by KO?
Just 13 victories by KO
You have which style of fight on the boxing ring?
I’m a fighter who moves forward and who is strong in knees and poke
What is your technique preferred in fight?
The pokes are my specialities
POR TOR TOR POSSESSES DEVASTATING POKES
What was your hardest fight until today?
My fight against Nuthaphon in Lumpinee, he broke me the nose with a poke, an referee stopped me in the fourth round!
Your best memory of fight?
When I gained the Thai Fight tournament and the cup of King it was a great honor for me!
What are the known fighters that you met?
Nopakrit, Lamphet, Petchmongkon, Payak, Denpanom, Nuthaphon, Diesellek…
You have already fought abroad?
Yes twice, once in England in London and once in China, I gained my two fights
It’s the first time which you are going to come to fight in France?
Yes it’s the first time. I’m going to meet Sacko in the Thai Fight Paris
You know your opponent the champion Bobo Sacko?
No I do not know him but the French fighters are very hardly thus it will make a beautiful fight
What is what you know French fighters?
Not too much
What is the best foreign boxer for you?
I do not know too much the foreign boxers from now on. But for me the best it was Ramon Dekkers!
What is according to you the best Thai fighter at present?
I would say that Saenchai is still one of the best fighters…
For what promoter you fights?
For Mr. Tidipong Aomanun (Jartui Saenkmorakot Promotion)
What is your purse in Thailand?
My purse is between 100 000 and 150 000 baht in Thailand
You live good thanks to the boxing?
I earn money but it’s not without pain, the boxing it’s hard…
That think you make after the boxing?
I shall like opening my own camp in Bangkok or near my home in my native region. Train children in Muay Thai so that they become good boxers then…
Thank you very much for the interview and I wish you chookdee for your fight in France
Thank you very much
Por Tor Tor Petchrungrueng is the great champion of the Thai Fight 2016 in – 67 Kg, he beat in the final the Canadian Sean Kearny by KO breaking his legs.
POR TOR TOR IN FINAL OF THAI FIGHT 2016 AGAINST SEAN KEARNY
POR TOR TOR AND SAENCHAÎ ARE THE TWO GREAT WINNERS OF THE THAI FIGHT 2016, POR TOR TOR IN – 67 KG AND SAENCHAI IN – 70 KG
In 2016, Por Tor Tor also won the most prestigious tournament in Thailand, the Isuzu Cup N ° 26 tournament held annually at the Omnoi Stadium in Bangkok. He beat in the final Diesellek Pengkongprap.
POR TOR TOR AGAINST DIESELLEK
POR TOR TOR WINNER OF THE TOURNAMENT ISUZU 26
POR TOR TOR POCKETS THE FORTUNE WITH A MILLION BAHTS AND THE PICK-UP D-MAX
In 2012, he had taken away the belt of the stadium of Omnoi in 130 lbs by beating Nuthaphon Kiataworn.
Por Tor Tor is a “Muay Bouk” (Fighter who moves forward) very powerful who possesses devastating techniques of elbow. He’s also strong with his techniques of knees. His fighter’s nickname is ” Khun Khao Chalamraï (The blow of knees of the Shark who attacks) “.
KHUN KHAO CHALAMRAÎ
Por Tor Tor beat good Thai fighters such as Teeded Sitjakung (KO), Khaywanlek Thor Laksong, Mangkorn Sor Kiatiwat, Nopakrit Kor Kumpanart, Seankeng Jor Noparat, Choktawee Rongriankilarkhorat, Lamphet Sitboonmee, Petchmongkon Petchsupapan, Petchsuvanbonmee Thor Niphapon, Payak Samui!
At the Thai Fight, Por Tor Tor beat a lot of foreign boxers like Canadian Sean Kearney (KO), Iranian Keivan Soleimani, English Alex Bublea, Spanish Marc Rey (KO), Swedish Christ Axelsson, Russian Dimitri Mordvinov (KO), Scotsman Craig Dickson!
POR TOR TOR IN SPECIALIZED MAGAZINES
POR TOR TOR PETCHRUNGRUENG
Born name: Wanchalerm Peangdanklang
Nickname: Khun Khao Chalamraï (The blow of knees of the Shark who attacks)
Date of birth: September 24th, 1997
Weight: 147 lbs (67 kg – 68 kg)
Height: 177 cms
Number of fight: 89. 65 Wins. 22 Losses. 2 Draws
Title: Winner Isuzu Tournament in 154 lbs (2016), Winner Thai Fight Tournament in 147 lbs (2016), Omnoi Champion in 130 lbs (2012)
Team: PETCHRUNGRUENG GYM