Sam-A Kaiyanghadaogym

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Sam-A Kaiyanghadao gym[1]
สามเอ ไก่ย่างห้าดาวยิม
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Born Watcharid Jobrum (วัชริศ จวบรัมย์)
Buriram, Thailand
Native name สามเอ ไก่ย่างห้าดาวยิม
Other names AAA
Nationality Thailand Thai
Height 168cm
Weight 120-126 pounds
Division Bantamweight
Style Muay Thai
Fighting out of Bangkok, Thailand
Team Petyindee Muay Thai Academy
Trainer Puthai Pinsicnahi [2]
Years active 1992-Present
Professional boxing record
Total 1
Wins 1
By knockout 1
Losses 0
By knockout 0
Draws 0
No contests 0
Kickboxing record
Total 417
Wins 364
Losses 44
Draws 9
last updated on: July 12, 2013

Sam-A Kaiyanghadao gym is a Muay Thai fighter from Thailand. He is regarded as one the best in the world, and is known for his strong defense and counter offense.

Biography[edit]

Early career[edit]

Sam-A began fighting at age 9 after following the career of his uncle and watching Muay Thai on TV. Within a few years he had already had a couple hundred fights and was fighting nearly every week. At 15 he moved to Bangkok and began training at the Petyindee Muay Thai academy.[3]

Stadium Success[edit]

By the turn of the century Sam-A was fighting at both Lumpinee boxing stadium and Rajadamnern boxing stadium. He won his first stadium title in 2004 when he beat Petch T. Bangsean for the super flyweight championship of Lumpinee. Soon after he won the Thailand championship at the same weight.

2008[edit]

By 2008 he was one of the biggest stars in Muay Thai and was frequently headlining major shows. At the beginning of the year he beat Petchboonchu F.A Group for the vacant bantamweight title of Thailand, and shortly after beat him again by a stoppage from an accumulation of kicks. Following a loss to Captainkane Narupai, Sam-A would stop top tier fighters, Jenrop Sakhomsin, Penaik Sitnumnoi, and Rungruanglek Lukprabart all in a row. He closed the year out by capturing the Lumpinee championship with a win over Detnarong Wor. Sangprapai.

2009-2010[edit]

Sam-A continued his great run of fighting in 2009 by starring in a classic rivalry with fan favorite, Ponsaneh Sitmonchai. Within a 12 month period the two would go on to fight 5 times with Sam-A winning 4 of those. The one loss would come in 2010 from a controversial down call late in the fight. In this time he emerged as a Yodmuay (super fighter) and became one of the few fighters in Thailand who were making 100,000 baht per fight. In 2010 he split wins over another rival, Rungruanglek Lukprabart. Towards the end of 2010 he would go up 126 pounds and challenge top fighter Nong-O Sit Or at Lumpinee Stadium. Soon after he would stay up in weight and again lose to a bigger fighter, Singthongnoi Por. Telakoon. The size difference proved to be too much for Sam-A.

2011-Present[edit]

In 2011 he came back down to his natural weight and surpassed his 2008 year by going 8-0-1 and winning the Lumpinee fighter of the year award. His fight with reigning fighter of the year Kongsak Sitboonmee was amongst the biggest and most anticipated of the year. The fight was very close at the end and was ruled a draw. Soon after Sam-A's promoter told him he would buy him a new Toyota pickup truck if he won five straight. Sure enough he did, and Sam-A was awarded with a new Toyota pickup valued at over $50,000 dollars after a wide decision win over Tingtong Chor. Koyahu-Isuzu.[4] In 2011 he changed his name from Sam-A Thor. Ratonakiat to Sam-A Kaiyanghadao gym. Despite having gym in the name it is nothing more than a sponsor, with Kaiyanghadao meaning 5 star grilled chicken. For his first fight of 2012 he defeated Rungruanglek Lukprapbart by unanimous decision, and in doing so may have finished a long rivalry between the two with a 4-3 record head-to-head. The only other fighter he has fought 7 times was Yodsaenklai Fairtex.[5]

On May 4 Sam-A fought Peneak Sitnumnoi at Lumpinee Stadium with the winner expected to received the prestigious fighter of the year award. Peneak dropped Sam-A with an elbow in round four and won by unanimous decision.[6] During that fight Sam-A suffered a thigh injury which caused him to stop training Muay Thai and compete in a boxing match instead. He made his comeback on August 6 and defeated Tong by unanimous decision at Lumpinee Stadium.[7]

He was scheduled to rematch Penek Sitnumnoi on October 4, 2012 at Lumpinee but the fight was postponed when Penek suffered a shoulder injury.[8][9]

He beat Petpanomrung Wor Sungprapai by decision at Lumpinee on November 2, 2012.[10]

Sam-A rematched Pokaew Fonjaenchonburi on February 7, 2013 and the pair fought to a draw.[11]

He beat Yokwitaya Petsimean on points at Lumpinee on May 10, 2013.[12][13]

He TKO'd Phet-Utong Or.Kwanmuang in round two at Lumpinee on June 7, 2013.[14]

Sam-A beat Superlek Wor Sangrapai on points to win the vacant Thailand super bantamweight title at Lumpinee on July 12, 2013. [15]

Professional Boxing[edit]

On July 12, 2012 Sam-A had his first career boxing fight. He fought Christian Abila and won by TKO in R4.

Titles and accomplishments[edit]

  • Muay Thai
    • Multiple time Lumpinee super flyweight (115 pound) champion
    • Thailand super flyweight (115) champion
    • Former Thailand bantamweight (122 pound) champion
    • Current Lumpinee Bantamweight (122 pound) champion
    • Thailand super bantamweight champion
  • Awards
    • 2011 Lumpinee fighter of the year
    • 2011 Sports writers friends fighter of the year

Muay Thai record[edit]

[16]

Professional Muay Thai Record

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw/No contest       Notes

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional Boxing Record

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw/No contest       Notes

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