Dany Bill

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Dany Bill
Born Dany Bill
(1973-04-28) April 28, 1973 (age 42)
Douala, Cameroon
Nationality Cameroon Cameroonian
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
Division Middleweight
Style Muay Thai
Stance Orthodox
Years active 26 (1986–2012)
Kickboxing record
Total 126
Wins 115
By knockout 40
Losses 11

Dany Bill (born 28 April 1973) is a Cameroonian former kickboxer and seven-times Muay Thai World Champion.[1] He has been one of the best farangs who have fought in Thailand. Dany Bill was also a music producer who owned an independent label (Underground Academy). He is now a Muay Thai Trainer and owns the first Muay Thai Camp in France (Naraï Gym).

Biography[edit]

When growing up as a kid in France Dany used to play soccer but the day when he saw muay thai from TV changed his life. Right after that, in 1986, he begins to train at Nemrod Boxing Gym (La Cité du Clos Saint Lazare) in his hometown Stains (93).

Dany Bill had his first fight at the age of 14 and became French Muay Thai Champion in 1988 when we was only 15 years old.

In 1993, he was the first Europeen fighter who wins his first World Title in Thailand, against Den Muang Surin, and during the King's Birthday Event in Bangkok.

He was World Champion for 7 consecutive years, from 1993 to 1999 defeating all the best fighters in the world (Nokweed Devy, Pananonlek, Saimai Suk, Orono Por Muang U bon, Joel Cesar, Joe Prestia).

He lost his World Title in 1999 against Sakmongkol.[2] After that he fought at King's Birthday 2000 in Thailand but lost again against Kaolan Kaovichit. Then he retired from muay thai for 2 years before making his first comeback in 2003 against Aurelien Duarte. Unfortunately, he suffered a leg injury during the 2nd round and lost the fight by TKO.

In 2006 Dany Bill made his second comeback in the European kickboxing fighting circuit - Superleague. On his first fight back he won against Moises Baptista de Souza [3] and then beat Roberto Cocco from Italy by unanimous decision.

Dany Bill is now a Muay Thai Trainer. He opened a new gym in july 2014 in Paris (75020) : Naraï Gym, the first Muay Thai Camp in Europe.

Titles[edit]

  • 1993 - 1999 : 7 time World Muay Thai Champion
  • 1990 French Senior Muay Thai Champion
  • 1989 French Junior Muay Thai Champion
  • 1988 French Cadet Muay Thai Champion

Kickboxing record[edit]

Professional Kickboxing record

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw/No contest       Notes

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