THE CAMP EMINENTAIR GYM !
by Serge TREFEU (2015)
(Thank to Melissa Ray)
The camp Eminentair is situated in the district of Banchak, in the South of Bangkok, the camp is at the end of Soi Punnawithi 20. The place is very quiet and only in five minutes in motorcycle taxi of the station BTS Punnawithi.
Eminentair Gym exists since 18 years, today this camp became a reference in the world of Muay Thai in Thailand!
Indeed, thanks to the good results of his boxers, the camp Eminentair received the trophy ” TV7 stadium ” of ” Best camp of the year ” in 2009, 2011 and 2013. In 2012, he was also a trophy awarded by the stadium Omnoi. And in 2013 and 2014, the camp was the second finalist for the trophy of the stadium Lumpinee!
The camp Eminentair was created in 1997 by Mr. Somboon Niruttimetee was always a big enthusiast of boxing, lawyer of training, he represents since several years the company Eminent Air as official lawyer.
MR. SOMBOON NIRUTTIMETEE!
MR. SOMBOON NIRUTTIMETEE WITH TROPHY LUMPINEE STADIUM!
The company Eminent Air is specialized in the manufacturing of air conditioners, it’s one of the biggest producers of the Thailand of air conditioners and components. The company is to Samut Prakan near Bangkok. And since the opening of the camp, the company Eminent Air sponsors Mr. Niruttimetee’s camp!
THE COMPANY EMINENT AIR!
Mr. Niruttimetee, besides his camp, also possesses a billiard room. It’s now an important personality in the world of Muay Thai because it’s one of the biggest promoters of the stadium of Lumpinee (Eminentair Promotion) and an influential member of the international federation WPMF!
THE PROMOTER SOMBOON NIRUTTIMETEE ORGANIZED SEVERAL TIMES A YEAR IN STADIUM LUMPINEE!
Mr. Niruttimetee was never a professional boxer but at the beginning of year 2015, the famous promoter of the Lumpinee accepted a big challenge, that of faced on a boxing ring the former champion Wanpadet Sakhroumay (Lumpinee Champion, Radja champion, World champion)!
For this fight, Mr. Somboon Niruttimetee took fighter’s nickname of Tanaytoy Eminentair (“Tanay” in Thai wants to say lawyer). Both opponents had each 53 years old. But for this match of the special rules were established. Because in spite of there are more than 50 years, Wanpadet is a former great champion of MuayThai while Tanaytoy is not a real fighter. Then, Tanaytoy benefited at first from 5 lbs furthermore than Wanpadet, 147 lbs for Wanpadet and 152 lbs for Tanaytoy, then the fight it’s only made in three round. And Wanpadet had the right to use in the fight only his fists, Tanaytoy, could him use all the arsenal of Muay Thai, the fists, the elbows, the knees, the legs, the clinch…
The fight took place on February 3rd, 2015 in the stadium of Lumpinee with a 3,5 million baht dumpan in game!
Wanpadet beat Tanaytoy who preferred not to take back the fight in calls of the third round…
WANPADET AGAINST TANAYTOY!
MR. SOMBOON NIRUTTIMETEE ALIAS TANAYTOY BEFORE HIS FIGHT IN LUMPINEE AGAINST WANPADET!
One of the first champions of the camp was Tapaothong Eminentair who took away in the early 2000s the belt of Lumpinee in 112 lbs (Twice) and in 2003 the belt of the stadium TV7 in 118 lbs (Three times)!
Then there was Neungthep Eminentair, Rung Ubon Eminentair, Satanfaa Eminentair, Chook Eminentair and Jomhod Eminentair!
CHOOK, NEUNGTHEP, SATANFAA, THREE GREAT CHAMPIONS!
Neungthep who recently retired won the belt of Lumpinee in 115 lbs in 2010 against Pornsawan Loukprabart, he also won a WMC World title belt in 115 lbs!
Rung Ubon was Omnoi stadium champion in 115 lbs and 118 lbs, in 2012 he was the winner of the big tournament Maa Daeng to Omnoi stadium in 118 lbs!
RUNG UBON EMINENTAIR!
Satanfaa gained the belt of the stadium TV7 in 118 lbs, in 2011, against Wangjannoi Sit-u-ubon, a title which he kept seven times, in particular against formidable champions such as Design Rajanon (Twice), Sengeng Gilasport, Sorntong Sor Yingjaroengarnchang, Phetmorakot Teded99 (Radja Champion, Lumpinee champion, Thailand Champion) and Chokprecha Kor Sakooncher (Lumpinee Champion). His fight in 2013 against Chokprecha in stadium TV7 was voted “Best Fight of the Year”!
Satanfaa also fought for the belt of Lumpinee in 118 lbs against Chokprecha who beat him in points…
Satanfaa received the trophy TV7 (“Seua Samart”) to have gained seven victories consecutive to the stadium TV7!
Chook won in 2013 the belt of stadium TV7 in 147 lbs by beating Simanout Sor Surinya!
The current star of the Eminentair is formidable Jomhod who has already won five belts and possesses 500 fights to his credit. In 2007, he took away his world champion’s first belt S1 in 105 lbs, in 2008, he won the belt of the stadium TV7 in 108 lbs by beating Nampet Sor Tanthip, in 2013, he conquered the title of champion of the World M-One in 115 lbs in the United States where he beat by KO in the first round the American Romie Adanza, in 2014, he took away the belt of the stadium TV7 in 115 lbs by beating terrible Wanchalong PK Saenchai Gym (Lumpinee Champion in 108 lbs and 115 lbs, TV7 Champion in 112 lbs and 115 lbs) which held the title, on May 3rd, 2015, in the stadium TV7, Jomhod kept his belt TV7 in 115 lbs against Saknarinnoi Or Auansuwan (Lumpinee Champion in 112 lbs) and on August 6th, 2015, in the stadium of Radja, he beat by KO the young boy Chaïsiri Saknirunrath (Lumpinee Champion in 108 lbs, Radja Champion in 115 lbs) for the title of champion of Radja in 115 lbs!
JOMHOD IN TRAINING!
So, the champion Kongfah Udonmuang represented the Eminentair camp during several years, in 2010, he took away a belt of Lumpinee in 140 lbs by beating the French champion Kamel Jemel (Double World champion, doubles Europe champion) by KO!
KONGFAH UDONMUANG LUMPINEE CHAMPION!
The camp counts a dozen professional boxers with good fighters as Yodpop, Yodsart, Prakyphet, Orono, Nanfah, Ngokong and Dajbangkhlang!
Five trainers supervise the boxers and the chief trainer is Suriya Chor Vigo!
Many foreign fighters came to train in the camp Eminentair, the most known is without context the Australian champion Soren Eminentair. Soren Mongkontong was one of the rare foreigners has to fight in the stadium TV7. He gained several titles as the belt Intercontinental WMC, the belt WMC evolution, the belt WMC Supa 8 and the belt of the stadium of Chaweng. Soren beat champions such as Bruce Macfie, Jomhod Kiatadisak, Orono Por Muang Ubon, Robert Por Cherdkiat!
In 2007, he participated in the TV program reality “The Contender Asia” where he beat the Canadian Alain Sylvestre and lost against Russian Dzhabar Askerov…
The English champion Melissa Ray fought of numerous times under the name of Melissa Eminentair, because she trains for the camp Eminentair since 2007. Melissa Eminentair took away three world champion’s belts, the belt WPMF in 126 lbs (twice), the belt S-1 in 126 lbs and the belt WMF – 57 kg!
MELISSA IN PAOS!
Italian Claudio Amoruso (KL European Champion) and the Australian Rhyse Saliba (World champion WPMF) also fought for the camp Eminentair!
In 2013 and 2014 it’s the phenomenal champion Australian native of Liberia Victor Nagbe who represented the colors of camp Eminentair. Nagbe is the big winner of the Tournament Max Muay Thai belt Silver 2013 in – 67 kg, in final, he beat the French star Fabio Pinca (World champion WBC in 140 lbs and 147 lbs, Winner of the Thai Tournament Fight – 67 kg). In 2013, he also beat the French champion Dylan Salvador (World champion WAKO) and the champion Petchmonkhol Kaiyanghadao (Thailand Champion, Winner of the Tournament Isuzu and Toyota), in 2014, he defeated the Italian champion Armen Petrosyan (World champion WMTA) in points and by KO the Thai superstar Kem Sitsongpeenong (Radja Champion, Thailand champion, World champion WBC, WMC, MTA, Winner of the Tournament Thai Fight, Isuzu, Toyota)!
VICTOR NAGBE WITH JOMHOD!
Currently, the foreign fighter who successfully represented the camp Eminentair is the American champion of Serbian origin, Ognjen Topic (WBC USA National Champion, WKA USA National Champion) who beat by KO Paowarit Sasiprapa and by points the solid champion Rungravee Sasiprapa!
OGNJEN TOPIC IN PAOS!
The boxers of the Eminentair make in the morning a daily jogging of 10 km. The afternoon, just before the beginning of the training they make of new a jogging but much less long and also after the training to cool slowly muscles…
In period of preparation for fight, in the morning, the boxers make five round of five minutes each in sparring complete, then they make four round of five minutes to paos, they end their training in the punch bag. For the training of the afternoon, they begin with 30 minutes of clinch and then five round of five minutes to paos and end their training in punch bags. Certain days, the boxers make three round of sparring in Boxing with 20 ounce gloves and Headgear. The Eminentair camp is a camp in the style ” fimeuu ” (Technical)!
LESSONS TO PAOS!
WORKING IN PUNCH BAG!
For foreigners who want to train and stay in Eminentair camp, they can sleep in private apartments or in shared rooms.
The price for one month (Two training, food, accommodation) is 28,000 baht in an apartment and 26,000 baht in a shared room.
THE TEAM EMINENTAIR!
114/2 Soi Punnawithi 20
Sukhumwit 101 Road
Website : www.eminentgym.com