THE NEW PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY 2014
by Serge TREFEU (2015)
The famous Petchyindee Academy camp is reborn of its ashes. This camp had been built in 2011, it was situated on the second floor of the store Twins, in the entry of the mythical stadium Lumpinee (Old stadium). The owner was a mister Nuttadej Wachirarattanawong, the son of the famous promoter Petchyindee.
But in 2014, the stadium of Lumpinee was destroyed and the Petchyindee Academy camp had to close its doors. The boxers of the Petchyindee Academy had all left training in Petchyindee Gym, first camp of the family Wachirarattanawong which is in the district of Bangkoknoi. Petchyindee Gym, opened for more than 30 years (Petchyindee Gym was created in 1976), belongs to the biggest promoter of the Lumpinee, Mr Virat Wachirarattanawong nicknamed “Tycoon Nao”. But his promoter’s nickname is of course “Petchyindee” (The Happy Diamond).
At the end of 2014, mister Nuttadej Wachirarattanawong thus opened again a magnificent camp in the district of Bangkoknoi, the camp is in an alley near the former camp of his father.
The new Petchyindee Academy camp is in an enormous complex which is called “Petchyindee Kingdom”, it’s a building of several floors that includes, a training camp of boxing, a fitness room, a swimming pool (Jacuzzi), a sauna, a center of massage and a hotel with many rooms.
THE TRAINING ROOM FOR BOXING IS IMMENSE
Within this ultra modern complex, mister Nuttadej Wachirarattanawong took up champion’s ” Dream Team ” which is at present one of the biggest champions’ stable of the country. Petchyindee Academy Gym had been elected ” Best camp of the year ” in 2012 by prestigious association ” The Sport Writers Association of Thailand “. In 2014, new Petchyindee Academy received the trophy from ” Best camp of the year ” awarded by the stadium of Lumpinee!
BEST CAMP OF THE YEAR IN 2014 (TROPHY LUMPINEE STADIUM)
Mister Nuttadej Wachirarattanawong nicknamed “Boat” organized his first event on February 7th, 2013 in the stadium of Radja. For a first organization, the fight card was luxurious with a star match between the former champions Somrak Kamsing and Jomhod Kiatadisak (Fight revenge) and confrontations where the stars of moment were put in the honor. For this evening, there were the champions Pornsanae Sitmonchai, Tong Puideenaidee, Phetmorakot Wor Sungprapai, Nong-O Kaiyanghadao, Mongkolchai Phetsuphaphan, Sam-A Kaiyanghadaogym, Pokaew Fonjangchonburee, Phetboonchu F.A. Group, Thongchai Sitthongsak, Singdam Kiatmuu9 and Yodvicha Phor Boonsit!
MR. NUTTADEJ WITH TWO LEGENDS JOMHOD AND SOMRAK
Then, the same year, Nuttadej made some events for the stadium of Radja with big fights such as Seanchai against Kongsak, Sam-A against Superlek, Singdam against Chamuaktong, Phetpanomrong against Phetmorakot, Satanmuanglek against Wanchai, Sam-Dee against Wanchai.
Today, at only 26 years old, Nuttadej became a promoter important for the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, it’s the youngest promoter in the story of Muay Thai.
In 2014, he organized a dozen events in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen with “Main Event” as Et Por Tor Thor Tongthavi against Kongburee Wor Sungprapai, Faasitong Thor Thepsuthin against Phetboonsong Phetjinda, Rungsak Sitniwat against Palangphon Petchyindeeacademy, Phetboonchu Borplaboonchu against Yodvicha Phor Boonsit (For Radja belt 140 lbs), Khundiew Payabkhamphan against Sitsongpeenong Rolex, Satanmuanglek Janvitkorsang against Detkart Por Pongsawang, Wanchai Rambo-Esarn against Tanadej Thor Pran49. And in 2015 the fighting shocks such as Yodvicha Phor Boonsit against Singdam Kiatmoo9, Rungnarai Mor Ratanabandit against Palangphon PetchyindeeAcademy, Chaiyo PetchyindeeAcademy against Kiewpayak Jitmuangnont!
M. NUTTADEJ WACHIRARATTANAWONG
The Petchyindee Academy Gym has fifty fighters (35 nakmuays and 15 boxers Boxing) with a top team that includes champion Sam-A, Nong O, Phetmorakot, Sam-Dee, Nuthapon, Palongpong, Petchtae. And several ranked fighters, the best known are Kaewkungwan, Chaiyo, Yodtuantong and Achanaï.
THE « DREAM TEAM » OF PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY
TWO STARS OF PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY, SAM-A AND NONG O
Sam-A Kaiyanghadao won six belts, he’s currently Thailand champion at 126 lbs. Sam-A has been Champion of Thailand in 115 lbs, 122 lbs and at 126 lbs. Lumpinee Champion in 115 lbs and 122 lbs. And WBC World Champion in 130 lbs.
Sam-A beat champions like Yodseanklai Petchyindee, Chatchai Sor Thanayong, Petawang Sean, Petalong Kor Samfai, Deatnarong Sitjaboon, Tong Puideenaidee, Pen Eke Sitnoomnoi (KO), Wutidet Lukbanyai, Rungruanglek Lookprabaht (KO), Pornsanee Sitmonchai, Pakorn Sakyothin, Phettawee Sor Kittichai, Rungphet Wor Sungprapai, Manasak Pinsinchai, Kompayak Fairtex, Petchboonchu FA Group, Sangmanee Sor Tienpo, Superlek Wor Sangprapai…
In 2011 he received the trophy for the « Best Boxer of the Year » by The Sports Friends Asssociation and trophy « Best fighter of Lumpinee ».
Nong O Kaiyanghadao won seven belts. He won the belt of Thailand in 118 lbs and 135 lbs, Lumpinee belt at 122 lbs, 126 lbs, 130 lbs and 135 lbs, and Radja belt 135 lbs.
Nong O defeated big names such as Singdam Kiatmuu 9, Sakkeddao Phetpayathai, Petboonchu FA Group (KO), F16 Rajanont, Wuttidet Lookprabat, Pokeaw Sor Boonya, Denkiree Sor Sommai, Anuwat Kaewsamrit, Orono Wor Petchpun, Leudsila Chumpertour, Jomthong Chuwattana, Sam-A Thor Rattanakiat, Mongkolchai Phetpayathai, Singthongnoi Por Teelakon, Kangwanglek Petchyindee, Pornsanae Sitmonchai, Kongsak Sitbonme, Pakorn Sakyotin…
This amazing fighter was voted “Best Fighter of the Year” in 2005 by “The Sports Writers Association of Thailand.”
NONG O KAYANGHADAO
Phetmorakot Wor Sangprapai is the current Lumpinee Champion in 130 lbs, a title he won December 3, 2013 against Auisiewpor Sujibamikiew. He defended his title 28 February 2014 facing Kwankaw Mor Ratanabandit. In April 2013, he won the belt of Thailand in 122 lbs against Tong Puideenadee.
In 2011, Phetmorakot won his first Lumpinee title belt in 105 lbs against Wanchai Sor Kitisak.
Phetmorakot beat champions like Wanheng Meenayothin, Khunsuek P.N.Gym, Choknumchai Sitjakong, Traijak Sitjomtrai, Panomrunglek Kiatmoo9, Mongkolchai Kwaytonggym, Saksuriya Kaiyanghadao, Tingtong Chor Kuyuha-Isuzu,Tong Puideenadee, Pokaew Fonjangchonburi, Phetpanomrung Kiatmuu9, Saenchai PK Saenchai Gym, Seksun Or Kwanmuang…
PHETMORAKOT WOR SANGPRAPAI
Sam-Dee Petchyindee Academy is the current champion at 108 lbs Omnoi.
Sam-Dee was champion of Lumpinee in 108 lbs in 2012 and Champion of Thailand in 108 lbs in 2013.
Sam-Dee beat everyone in his category, he beat Rungruangsak Lookromklao, Chaynoi Worawute, Jumong Aikbangzai, Wanchai Rambo-Isarn, Sarawute Phithakpabhadang, Rungnarai Kiatmoo 9, Denlana Sor Weraphon, Yodpadang Kietbangchong, Detkart Por Pongsawang, Rit Jitmuangnon…
Nattaphon Nachuakvitayokom is the current Lumpinee Champion in 122 lbs. A belt that he won in 2014 against the Japanese Ito Nakatake in Japan, he retained his belt in 2015 against the same Japanese champion and even Japan. Nutaphon beat good fighters such as Sor Kwanphet Suwanpakdee, Thelek Wor Sungprapai, Faasithong Sor Jor Yekuthai, Kongpop Thor Pran49, Ployvitaya Rothsurath…
Palongpong Petchyindee Academy won four belts, he was Lumpinee Champion in 105 lbs, Radja Champion in 105 lbs and 108 lbs. His last belt, WPMF World title belt in 112 lbs, he won in 2012, beating the formidable Pentai Singpatong.
Palongpong beat great champions such as Norasing Lukbanyai, Weerachai Wor Wiwattananon, Phankomlek Kiatniwat, Rungruangchai Sor Jaroensiri, Fahsawang Torsangtiannoi, Wanchai Rambo-Esarn, Ruangsaknoi Sitniwat, Satanmuanglek Numphontep, Thandej Thor Pran49, Rungnarai Mor Ratanabandit, Payaknoi Wor Wiwattananon…
His fight against Payaknoi Wor Wiwattananon in December 2008 was voted “best fight of the year in Radja.”
PALONGPONG PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY
Petchtai Petchyindee Academy was champion of Thailand in 118 lbs In 2014, he beat especially Komkiet Thor Manothamraksa and great champion Panomrunglek Kiatmuu 9, he also fought for the belt of the stadium Omnoi at 122 lbs against Choknamchay Sitjakung but lost on points.
PETCHTAE PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY
Kaewkungwan Kaiyanghadao was ranked No. 1 in the stadium of Omnoi 126lbs and No. 6 in the stadium of Radja in 126 lbs. Chaiyo PetchyindeeAcademy it’s the young boy which goes up in 102 lbs. In 2015, he beat Chanachai Kanomtom62, Yodthong Pinsinchai and twice Kiewpayak Jitmuangnont, the little brother of the star Phanpayak Jitmuangnont (Best Boxer of the Year 2013 and 2014). Yodtuantong PetchyindeeAcademy is currently ranked No. 1 in the stadium of Radja and No. 1 in the stadium of Lumpinee in 135 lbs, it’s a solid fighter who beat champions like Yuthachai Kiatpataraphan, Traijak Sitjomtrai, F16 Rajanont, Chamuaktong Sor Yupinda, Yodkhunphon Mor Ratanabandit, Mungmee Thor Thepsuthin, Kiatphet Suan-Ahanpeakmai, Kwankhao Mor Ratanabandit, Kriengkraï Thor Silachaï, Aranchaï Kiatpataraphan, Phetpanomrung Kiatmuu9. And Achanaï PetchyindeeAcademy is currently ranked No. 1 in the stadium of Radja and No. 3 in the stadium of Lumpinee in 108 lbs. Achanaï beat good fighters such as Por Yoditi Tongtawee, Baikan Por Onnoot, Rungkit Morbestkamala, Yothin FA Group. In 2015, he defeated the terrible Satanmuanglek Numponthep (Current champion Thailand in 108 lbs) and beat by KO the young champion Thor Tanadej Pran49 (Tournament winner Kay Thot Neung Laan 2014).
The Petchyindee Academy also has great champions of the Noble Art are Chatchai Sasakul (World champion WBC flyweight), Seamsan Kratingdeanggym (World Champion WBF superflyweight), Medgoen Kratingdeanggym who beat by KO Star Manny Pacquio in 1999 for the title of World Champion WBC flyweight, Pongsaklek Kayanghadaogym (World champion WBC flyweight) and Oleydong Sithsamerchai (World champion WBC flyweight)!
PROFESSIONAL BOXING TEAM
The trainers of the Petchyindee Academy are many but both main things are Pichit Sit-Bangprachan who was a world champion in 1992 and Sompong Kiatanan who formed the star Yodseanklai when he fought for the camp Petchyindee.
SOMPONG KIATANAN WITH THE CHAMPION NATTAPHON
Many foreigners train in Petchyindee Academy because the camp accepts the boxers of all levels, the beginners and the professionals can be supervised with no problem at all.
At the moment, the foreign champion who represents the camp it’s the young English phenomenon Daniel McGowan (World champion – 47 kg, – 49 kg, – 51 kg) which has already fought several times for Petchyindee Academy under the name of fighter of Danial Petchyindeeacademy, he beat in particular, in the stadium of Lumpinee and Radja, the Thai Palangphet Siritanapinyo, Fahthai Mor Watanachai, Masimok Sitkhrupak and Dawdung Boribhatburirum.
DANIEL MC GOWAN WITH SAM-A AND NONG O
TRAINING IN PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY
BOXERS OF THE PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY DO THEIR DAILY FOOTING PASSING ON THE FAMOUS BRIDGE RAMA VII
PRIVATE LESSONS WITH GREAT CHAMPION SAM-A
Training: 900 baht day
Training: 20,000 baht a month
Training with personal coach (1h15): 1000 baht
Training + accommodation: 2100 baht day
Training + accommodation: 13,000 Baht week
Training + accommodation: 50,000 baht a month
3 types of rooms:
Standard single room: 450 baht
Deluxe room for one person: 1000 baht
Deluxe Room twin: 1200 baht