INTERVIEW OF TENGNUENG SITJESAIROONG (SUPER X)
by Serge TREFEU (2016)
Serge TREFEU: Hello Tengnueng, how are you?
TENGNUENG SITJESAIROONG: I’m doing great, Thank you
How old are you?
I’m 24 years old
You come of what region of the Thailand?
I’m of Nakhon Sawan it’s a province in the center of the Thailand
What is that you are married, do you have children?
No I have no child and I’m not married, just engaged
You have brothers and sisters?
I have a brother
You began the boxing at which age?
I began the boxing at the age of 6 years
It’s very young, you have make your first fight in 6 years?
No, one year after about the 7 years
You were a brawler child?
Yes very brawler at the school I often fought, I was really a nasty
How you discovered the boxing?
My father was a professional fighter, he did not take away title but he was very good Muay Khao (Strong in knees)
In what camp you began your training?
I trained at home with my father
Towards what age you left to Bangkok?
In 18 years I went to the camp Meenayothin to Bangkok, I stayed two years in this camp
Meenayothin Gym is a renowned camp, there are many champions in this camp?
Yes it’s a big camp with many fighters
THE MEENAYOTHIN GYM IS A CAMP OF CHAMPIONS WITH DERNCHONLEK, AIKPRACHA, WANHENG, MONDAM AND SUPER X
Today you trains in which camp?
Now I’m in the camp Dejrat Muay Thai Academy which is in suburb of Bangkok in the district of Saphan Sung on Ramkhamheang Road
TRAINNING TO DEJRAT GIM
THE TEAM OF DEJRAT GYM
There are many fighters known in your camp?
There is Saosingh, Loma, Lukwitaya, Petchpangnan, Cherry…
You have your room in the camp?
Yes I have a room, I lived in the camp
In what category you fights?
I fights in 154 lbs
What are the titles which you gained?
I gained in 2013 the belt of the stadium Omnoi, in 2014 the Tournament Weber and the tournament King’s Cup, in 2015 the tournament Thai Fight and the Super Fight Isuzu!
How much have you make of fights so far?
I have make 100 fights for 90 victories and 2 draws
You took away many fights by KO?
Yes more than about twenty victories by KO
You have which style of boxing?
I’m Muay Mat (Strong in fist) and Muay Sok (Strong in elbow)
What is your technique preferred in fight?
I adore the pokes, all the techniques with elbows
What was your hardest fight?
My fight against Rungravee in 2015, he opened me with his elbows, at the moment it’s one of the boxers who more hurt me in fight…
SUPER X AGAINST RUNGRAVEE
Your best memory of boxing?
It’s to have gained the tournament Weber in 2014, it’s one of the tournaments the most important in Thailand, it’s a big memory for me!
What are the known Thai fighters that you faced?
I faced Yodpayak, Rungravee, Singmanee, Chanachai, Thepsuthin, Chalamkao, Kompetchlek and many of the others…
You fights often abroad?
Yes a lot, in France, in Italy, in England, I had to make about twenty fights abroad
How many fights you made in France?
I fought 8 times in France, I lost only once
You like coming to fight in France?
Yes a lot, public French appreciates Muay Thai and I’m always received well when I fights in France
You know French fighters?
I know Antoine Pinto and Chong Skarbowsky
SUPER X WITH THE CHAMPION ANTOINE PINTO
It’s the first time when you are going to fight in the event Best Of Siam, you know your future opponent Jimmy Vienot?
No I don’t know him but we told me that he had beaten Yodpayak so he must to be a good fighter
Where from come to you your nickname of fighter “Super X”?
It’s Mister Toui who takes care of fighters who come in France which gave me this nickname, did he call up to me Super X for my first fights in France, 4 years ago
Which is according to you the best foreign fighter today?
I don’t know, there are many foreign fighters in the world
And the best Thai fighter now, it’s who according to you?
I think that it’s still Saenchai even if it’s getting old now (Laughter)!
What is your promoter?
My promoter is a mister Naphon because I fights many for the organization Thai Fight
What is your purse at present?
My purse is 100 000 bahts in Thailand and 250 000 bahts in abroad
You lived good thanks to the boxing?
Yes very well I touched big purses, especially when I fought abroad, I was able to buy a beautiful car and a house to my parents to Nakhon Sawan
After your boxer’s career of which think you to make?
I would want to have my own camp in Bangkok to form children to become good fighters
Thank you very much for the interview and chookdee for your next fight
Thank you very much
Tengnueng, nicknamed Super X, is a terrible fighter, a destroyer of the boxing rings who possesses formidable technical of pokes. It’s not a technician but a boxer who is going to work on one or two knocks extremely powerful, knocks which often put his opponents in the red zone.
Super X was the big winner of the famous Tournament Weber in 154 lbs in the stadium of Omnoi in 2014, with an impressive series of victories by KO on Superchamp Namdeompintit, Chalamkao Rodbaansomkiat, Thepsuthin Pumpanmuang and Kompetchlek Lookprabat. On one year previously, he had taken away the belt of the stadium Omnoi in 154 lbs by beating Kompetchlek Lookprabat in points. In December, 2014, he also gained King’s tournament Cup by beating the Swedish Carl N’ Diaye, then in final, he destroyed in the first round the Israeli Ilya Grad.
WINNER OF THE WEBER TOURNAMENT 2015 WITH 500 000 BAHTS
WINNER OF THE KING’S CUP 2014
In 2015, Super X won the famous tournament Thai Fight, he beat by KO the Brazilian Jose Neto for final of the tournament Thai Fight – 70 kg. The same year, Super X also gained Isuzu Cup Super Fight by beating in points the great champion Rungravee PK Saenchai Gym.
SUPER X AGAINST JOSE NETO
TWO MAJOR TOURNAMENT WINNERS THAI FIGHT 2015 SUPER X IN – 70 KG AND YOUSSEF BOUGHANEM IN – 72 KG
SUPER WON THE SUM OF 300 000 BAHT FOR VICTORY IN ISUZU CUP SUPER FIGHT
This young champion has already beaten the Thai champions such as Chanachai Keawsamrit, Rungravee PK Saenchai, Thepsuthin Pumpanmuang (KO), Chalamkao Rodbaansomkiat (KO), Superchamp Pinthipkorat (KO), Kompetchlek Lookprabat (KO)!
Super X has fought a lot in European rings. He’s a regular encounters against foreign fighters because he fought often in the famous Thai Fight organization. The list of foreign fighters that defeated is long, Super X beat Patrick Djanang (KO), Mickael Piscitello (KO), Jose Neto (KO), Sigitas Gaizauskas (KO), Yan Naing Aung (KO), Florian Breau (KO), Sinan Uluturk (KO), Renato Gomes (KO), Sok Tauch (KO), Sofian Seboussi (KO), Aziz Hlali (Referee stop), Alexis Dodonov (Referee stop), Daniel Kerr (Referee stop), Gaetan Dambo, Alka Matewa, Lahoucine Idouche, Raphael Liodra !
SUPER X IS A MEMBER OF STARS OF THE ORGANIZATION THAI FIGHT IN THE SAME WAY AS THE PINTO BROTHERS, SAYOK, SUDSAKORN OR YODSEANKLAI
TENGNUENG HAS HIS FANS WHO FOLLOW HIM IN EACH OF THE FIGHTS IN THE THAI FIGHT
His last fight he made him in France in the event Best Of Siam 9, on Saturday, October 29th, 2016. After a terrible battle, Super X was defeated by points in front of current N°1 of the French fighters – 72 kg, Jimmy Vienot. Since almost three years, Super X was almost unconquered, alone the champion of the Lumpinee Yodpayak Sitsongpeenong had beaten him in points. Before his confrontation against French Jimmy Vienot, Super X had taken away seven consecutive victories by KO!
TRAINING IN SKARBOWSKY GYM IN PARIS BEFORE THE FIGHT TO BEST OF SIAM 9
SUPER X AGAINST VIENOT
SUPER X IN SPECIALIZED MAGAZINES
Birth Name: Ekkaphan Somboonsab
Fighter nickname: Super X
Date of birth: October 6, 1992
Weight: 70 kg
Number of fight: 100. 90 wins. 8 losses. 2 draws
Title: Thai Fight Champion in 154 lbs (2015), Super Cup Champion Isuzu 154 lbs (2015), Weber Tournament winner by 154 lbs (2014), Omnoi Champion in 154 lbs (2013)