Bruce Macfie

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Bruce Macfie
Born Bruce Macfie
(1978-07-06) 6 July 1978 (age 39)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Other names The Preacher
Nationality Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)
Division Middleweight
Style Muay Thai
Stance Orthodox
Team Corporate Box Gym
Years active 15 (1995–present)
Professional boxing record
Total 5
Wins 0
Losses 5
Kickboxing record
Total 143
Wins 92
By knockout 32
Losses 48
Draws 3
Other information
Website http://www.myspace.com/preacherk6
Boxing record from BoxRec
last updated on: 23 July 2011

Bruce "The Preacher" Macfie (born 6 July 1978) is an Australian middleweight kickboxer from Brisbane, Queensland. He is current Intercontinental and Commonwealth World Muay Thai Council (WMC) Muay Thai Middleweight champion. In 2007 he took part of the reality based television series The Contender Asia.[1]

Biography and career[edit]

Bruce Macfie started training Muay Thai in 1995 at Street Heat Muay Thai gym in Noosa, Australia. While training and fighting out of the Street Heat Muay Thai Gym bruce Travelled with master trainer Glen "Pops" Triming father of Kristian Sting Triming and Jamie Peake also fighting out of the street heat gym to far north Queensland to Blackwater Rockhampton for the Mauy Thai Show "The Bar room Brawlers" show as a part of the Sunshine coast team versus the North Queensland team. Bruce knocked hi opponent out early in the second round with a knee to the face. On the return trip bruce talked of his love for god and his family history with his faith. Pops then gave Bruce his fighting name: Bruce "The Preacher" Macfie. and fought He is now one of the most experienced professional Muay Thai fighters in Australia. Preacher has fought many fighters such as John Wayne Parr, Yodsaenklai Fairtex, Saiyok Pumpanmuang, Soren Monkongtong, Daniel Dawson, Lamsongkram Chuwattana, and Warren Elson.

A regular feature on Fox Sports popular Muay Thai broadcasts, MacFie appears on Australia's largest Muay Thai broadcast fight cards including events such as Xplosion and Evolution. A three-time WMC Intercontinental champion, six-time Australian champion and current WMC interim world title holder, MacFie's fights have been broadcast around Australia and the world on such networks as: Fox Sports, AXN Asia, EuroSports, ESPN and ITV4 UK.

In addition to his television exposure, MacFie is a favourite of print media, having appeared in magazines and newspapers and on the cover of International Kickboxer Magazine the world's leading kickboxing and Muay Thai publication.

The Contender Asia[edit]

In 2007 Bruce Macfie was featured in The Contender Asia reality show alongside of other Australian fighters John Wayne Parr and Soren Monkongtong.

Titles[edit]

  • WKBF World Champion
  • WKA World Champion[2]
  • WMC World champion (Interim)
  • 6 Times WMC Australian Muay Thai champion
  • Current WMC Intercontinental Muay Thai champion
  • Current WMC Commonwealth Muay Thai champion
  • WMC South Pacific champion
  • Australian Pro ISKA Welterweight champion
  • 2003 IFMA World Muay Thai Championships Silver medal 71 kg
  • 2008 NO CONTEST Thai Boxing Challenge Champion

Kickboxing record[edit]

97 Wins (32 (T)KO's, 54 Decisions), 52 Losses
Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
4 June 2012 Won Thailand Nonsai Sor.Sanyakorn Rumble at the Metro 2012, WKBF World Light Middleweight Title Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
23 July 2011 Loss Thailand Saiyok Pumpanmuang Thailand Versus Challenger Series 2011,Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
9 April 2011 Loss Australia Frank Giorgi Evolution 23, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
27 November 2010 Loss Australia Frank Giorgi Evolution 22, Brisbane, Australia KO 2
11 September 2010 Won Australia John Wayne Parr Evolution 21, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Split) 5 3:00
7 August 2010 Loss Thailand Tong Libogen Fight Night, Hong Kong Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
22 May 2010 Loss Thailand Madsua Taipan Unleashed, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
22 May 2010 Win Australia Eli Madigan Evolution 20, Brisbane, Australia TKO (Ref Stoppage) 5 2:45
17 October 2009 Loss Australia Eugene Ekkelboom Supremacy 8, Perth, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
12 January 2009 Loss Australia Soren Monkongtong Evolution 19, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Split) 5 3:00
26 September 2009 Win New Zealand Daniel Kerr Extreme Fight Night 1, WKA Super-Middleweight World title, Niagara Park, Australia Decision (Majority) 5 3:00
29 August 2009 Loss Thailand Madsua Evolution 17 Super 8, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
29 August 2009 Win Italy Diego Ballardin Evolution 17 Super 8, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
4 April 2009 Win Russia Wolf WMC Samui Evolution 16, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Split) 5 3:00
21 February 2009 Loss Thailand Saiyok Pumpanmuang Libogen Fight Night 9, Hong Kong KO 2
6 December 2008 Loss United Arab Emirates Dzhabar Askerov Evolution 15 "The Contender Qualifier", Brisbane, Australia KO (Right overhand) 1 2:30
24 October 2008 Win Australia Daniel Dawson No Contest Thai Boxing Challenge *08, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
6 September 2008 Loss Scotland Sean Wright Evolution 14 "The Contenders", Chandler, Queensland, Australia Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
8 June 2008 Win Japan Shinku Yanagawa Libogen Fight Night VI, Hong Kong TKO 5
31 May 2008 Loss Suriname Marco Pique K-1 Scandinavia MAX 2008, Stockholm, Sweden KO (Right knee strike) 3 0:21
26 April 2008 Win Thailand Therapong Evolution 13 "Carnival of Carnage", WMC Interim title, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
20 January 2008 Win Thailand Chavalit Jockey Gym Libogen Fight Night IV, Hong Kong Decision (Majority) 5 3:00
1 December 2007 Win Canada Gabriel Rossi Evolution 12 "Cowboy to King", Brisbane, Australia KO (Low kicks) 5
23 November 2007 Win Thailand Wanlop Sitpholek BLF Charity Show, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
26 October 2007 Win Australia Jason Scerri Survivor Penrith Panthers, Sydney, Australia Decision 5 3:00
September 2007 Loss Thailand Yodsaenklai Fairtex The Contender Asia, Episode 4, Singapore Decision 5 3:00
18 August 2007 Win Thailand Samut Sasiprapa Libogen Fight Night III, Hong Kong Decision 5 3:00
22 June 2007 Loss Australia Daniel Dawson Xplosion 16 Super Fights, Gold Coast, Australia TKO (Three knockdowns) 3
2 June 2007 Win Thailand Somdet Mawang Lat Fury In Macau Super Fights, Macau KO (Elbow) 3
28 April 2007 Win Thailand Wanlop Sitpholek Evolution 10, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
24 February 2007 Win Australia Richard Simko War on the Shore 7, Gold Coast, Australia Decision 5 3:00
25 November 2006 Loss Australia John Wayne Parr Evolution 9 "Revenge or Repeat", Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
16 September 2006 Win Turkey Farokh Jarabashi Evolution 8 "Final Count Down", Brisbane, Australia TKO 3
11 August 2006 Win Turkey Farokh Jarabashi Queens Birthday, Thailand, WMC Intercontinental Jr Middle title KO 3
13 May 2006 Win Japan Yoshihisa Ogawa MARS World Fighting GP in Makuhari, Chiba, Japan Decision 3 3:00
1 April 2006 Loss Thailand Wanlop Sitpholek Evolution 7 "World Title Eliminator", Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
5 December 2005 Loss Thailand Lamsongkram Chuwattana WMC/S-1 Kings Birthday, Bangkok, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
5 December 2005 Win Turkey Yücel Fidan WMC/S-1 Kings Birthday, Bangkok, Thailand KO 2
19 November 2005 Loss Australia John Wayne Parr Evolution 6 "Two Tribes Go To War!", Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
16 September 2005 Loss Australia Warren Elson Evolution 5 "Super 8 Tournament", Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
16 September 2005 Win Australia Andrew Keogh Evolution 5 "Super 8 Tournament", Brisbane, Australia TKO 1
16 September 2005 Win Australia Clayton Collier Evolution 5 "Super 8 Tournament", Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
25 July 2005 Win South Korea Se Gi Kim K-1 Challenge 2005 Xplosion X, Gold Coast, Australia KO 2
1 April 2005 Loss Thailand Monkong Kaetsomkoum Evolution 4, Brisbane, WMC World Jr Middleweight title Decision 5 3:00
3 December 2004 Draw Thailand Monkong Kaetsomkoum Evolution 3, Brisbane, WMC World Jr Middleweight title Decision draw 5 3:00
19 September 2004 Loss Japan Hiroki Shishido Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2004, Yokohama, Japan Decision 3 3:00
27 August 2004 Win United Kingdom Alex Daley Evolution 2, Brisbane, Australia KO 3
7 August 2004 Win Australia Nick Barnes Punishment Vol. 1, Beenleigh, Australia KO 3
23 July 2004 Win Australia Baris Nezif Supreme Carnage, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
16 April 2004 Win Japan Ken Tusbosaka Evolution 1, Brisbane, Australia TKO (Doctor stoppage) 3
5 March 2004 Win Australia Ashley White Kickboxing Gala, Brisbane, Australia Decision 2 3:00
23 November 2003 Win Australia Shannon Forrester Champions Battleground Supa 8, Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
23 November 2003 Win Australia Brad Aird Champions Battleground Supa 8, Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
23 November 2003 Win Australia John Purcell Champions Battleground Supa 8, Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
31 October 2003 Win Australia Greg Foley Battle of the Big Gunz, Hornsby, Australia Decision 5 3:00
22 June 2003 Win Australia Soren Monkongtong NTG Fight Night, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
26 August 2002 Loss Thailand Supachai SB Promotions: Welterweight Challenge, Brisbane, Australia Decision 3 3:00
28 July 2002 Win Australia Brad Hull Muay Thai Uprising Boonchu Cup, Gold Coast, Australia KO
26 August 2002 Win Thailand Supachai Australia vs Thailand, Brisbane, Australia Decision 5 3:00
December 2001 Win Australia Soren Monkongtong SB Promotions, Brisbane, Australia Decision (Split) 5 3:00
10 September 2000 Loss Australia Baris Nezif K-1 Oceania Dream KO 1
11 December 1999 Win Australia Craig Hogan Chandler, Australia TKO
23 May 1999 Win Australia Shannon Forrester Xplosion 1, Gold Coast, Australia KO

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Fighter Bios: Bruce "The Preacher" Macfie"". www.evolutionpromotions.com.au. Archived from the original on 19 August 2006. Retrieved 6 June 2008. 
  2. ^ Winkler, Michael (6 February 2012). "Great Australian sporting hair". BigPond. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 

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