Buakaw Banchamek

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BornSombat Banchamek
(1982-05-08) May 8, 1982 (age 40)
Ban Song Nong County, Samrong Thap, Surin, Thailand
Native nameบัวขาว บัญชาเมฆ
Other namesBuakaw (บัวขาว)
播求·班柴明
The White Lotus
Black Gold
NationalityThai
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Weight71.5 kg (158 lb; 11.26 st)
DivisionFeatherweight
Lightweight
Welterweight
Middleweight
StyleMuay Thai
Fighting out ofSurin, Thailand
TeamPor. Pramuk Gym (1997–2012)
Banchamek Gym (2012–present)
TrainerLt. Teerawat Yioyim
Years active1990–present
Kickboxing record
Total275
Wins239
By knockout73
Losses24
Draws12
Other information
Notable studentsSuperbon Banchamek
Websitewww.banchamekgym.com
last updated on: June 16, 2017

Sombat Banchamek (Thai: สมบัติ บัญชาเมฆ, born May 8, 1982) a.k.a. Buakaw Banchamek (Thai: บัวขาว บัญชาเมฆ, Buakaw meaning "white lotus") is a martial artist from Thailand of ethnic Kuy descent, who formerly[1] fought out of Por. Pramuk Gym, in Bangkok, Thailand, under the ring name Buakaw Por. Pramuk (Thai: บัวขาว ป.ประมุข). He competes in the sports of kickboxing and muay thai.

He is a former two-time Omnoi Stadium champion, Lumpinee Stadium Toyota Marathon champion, former #1-ranked fighter in Lumpinee Stadium, Thailand Featherweight champion, two-time K-1 World MAX champion and 2011 & 2012 Thai Fight tournament champion.

Buakaw also briefly played professional football as a forward in the Regional League Division 2 for RBAC F.C.

Additionally, he has also embarked on an acting career, starring in 2010's Yamada: The Samurai of Ayothaya and 2017's Thong Dee Fun Khao after University graduate.

Buakaw is regarded as one of the best kickboxers that Thailand has ever produced.

Biography and career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born as Sombat Banchamek (Thai: สมบัติ บัญชาเมฆ) in Surin,[1] Thailand, Buakaw started his fighting career at the age of eight in his home province of Surin in the northeastern Thailand. He moved to Chachoengsao when he was 15 and trained with the Por. Pramuk Gym.[2] His first fight name was Damtamin Kiat-anan.

Buakaw has collected several belts to his name fighting in Bangkok. The Omnoi Stadium featherweight title was his first belt. After that, he would go on to take the featherweight champion of Thailand title. Buakaw then proceeded to win another Omnoi Stadium title belt, this time in the lightweight division. In December 2002, Buakaw won the Toyota Marathon 140 lb. tournament at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, beating the highly regarded Satoshi Kobayashi of Japan in the finals.

K-1[edit]

In July 2004, Buakaw became the K-1 MAX World champion beating John Wayne Parr, Takayuki Kohiruimaki and previous champion Masato in the finals.[3] In 2005, he nearly repeated his run for tournament champion but lost the extra round in a controversial decision to Dutch shoot-boxer Andy Souwer in the finals.[4] In the 2006 K-1 MAX World Grand Prix, Buakaw again faced Andy Souwer in the finals but this time defeated Souwer by TKO with a flurry of punches; thereby winning his second K-1 World MAX title and becoming the first man to win such title twice.[5]

Buakaw lost to Masato by unanimous decision at the K-1 World MAX 2007 quarterfinals. Despite Buakaw being able to land vicious leg kicks throughout the match, Masato scored a knockdown in the first round and continued to land numerous punch combinations throughout the fight which earned him a unanimous decision victory.[6]

In 2010, Buakaw co-starred in the martial arts movie Yamada: The Samurai of Ayothaya based on the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a Japanese adventurer who gained considerable influence in Thailand at the beginning of the 17th century and became the governor of the Nakhon Si Thammarat province in southern Thailand.[7]

Although Buakaw was a semi-finalist of the K-1 World MAX 2009 Final Buakaw did not compete in the K-1 World MAX 2010 in Seoul World Championship Tournament Final 16 because he was displeased with the K-1 official's biased decision. Instead he entered the Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2010 along with the former three time tournament champion Andy Souwer. However Toby Imada defeated Souwer in the semi finals to face Buakaw in the final. Buakaw defeated Imada via TKO in the second round to become the new 2010 Shoot Boxing S-Cup World champion.[8]

Thai Fight[edit]

In 2011, Buakaw had seven fights; four of which ended by way of stoppage. In the semi-finals of the 2011 Thai Fight 70 kg Tournament, he won by KO in the 3rd round via elbow against Mickael Piscitello. On December 18, 2011, he fought Frank Giorgi for the 2011 Thai Fight 70 kg Tournament Title and won by unanimous decision.

In the same year, Buakaw was signed as a sponsored fighter by Yokkao founder, Phillip Villa.[9] He led the Muay Thai Combat Fan Expo to showcase the sport in Rimini, Italy with Saenchai, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee, Dzhabar Askerov and many others.[10]

Leaving Por. Pramuk, retirement and comeback[edit]

Buakaw, December 2012

On January 21, 2012, Buakaw headlined Yokkao Extreme 2012 in Milan Italy in front of 12,000 attendees. He defeated Dzhabar Askerov by points in the main event.[11]

On March 1, 2012, he was notably absent from his training camp.[12][13] On March 12, he appeared on a Thai TV talk show to apologize to the fans and explain his disappearance, stating that he had recurring problems in Por. Pramuk Gym since 2009 and felt insulted by the behavior of the management there.[14] He had been scheduled to visit Japan with the Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for an exhibition match but it was canceled in favor of another fight. As a result of the complication, he decided to part ways with the gym. He said "I can stand tough training, but not poor treatment. It is about the mind, not the body,".[15]

On March 17, 2012, Buakaw's sponsor Yokkao Boxing announced that he would return to training. It was at this time that they began referring to him as Buakaw Banchamek.[16] He had resumed training at the "newly-built" Banchamek gym (named after him),[1] as of March 22, 2012. He was scheduled to fight Mickael Cornubet[17] at ThaiFight on April 17, 2012.[1]

On March 30, 2012, Buakaw was prevented from fighting at Thai Fight in April 2012, until he filed a complaint with the Sports Authority of Thailand proving his claims of unfair treatment by Por. Pramuk.[18] On April 4, he said that his fight name for the fight later that month would be "Buakaw", and that he "may not use the name of the boxing camp Por. Pramuk."[17]

Buakaw's first fight after leaving Por Pramuk Gym was a success. He knocked out Rustem Zaripov at 2:45 of the 2nd round with accurate punches. On May 31, 2012, Buakaw told the press that he wanted to end the dispute between him and Por. Pramuk Gym.[19] For a time, Buakaw was seen in jiujitsu, judo, and wrestling classes. An MMA career would have allowed Buakaw to fight without breaching his contract with the Por. Pramuk boxing camp. Nevertheless, Buakaw returned to the ring on August 17, 2012, when he defeated Abdoul Toure by way of TKO in round 2.[20]

Buakaw beat Mauro Serra via TKO in the quarter-finals of the 2012 Thai Fight 70 kg Tournament at Thai Fight 2012: King of Muay Thai in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 23, 2012.[21][22][23][24] He then defeated Tomoyuki Nishikawa by unanimous decision in the tournament semi-finals in Nakhon Ratchasima on November 25, 2012.[25][26] He fought Vitaly Gurkov in the final on December 16, 2012, and won the Thai Fight tournament via decision.[27][28]

On March 27, 2013, Buakaw faced his friend and teammate Harlee Avison in a staged exhibition match, which was free to the public, at the brand new Beeline Arena in Cambodia. On May 6, 2013, Buakaw again went off script to KO Malik Watson in round two in an exhibition match at MAX Muay Thai 1 in Surin, Thailand.[29]

Buakaw made his return to legitimate fighting with a decision win over Dong Wen Fei in a three-round kickboxing match at MAX Muay Thai 3 in China on August 10, 2013.[30][31][32][33] He re-signed with K-1 in August 2013[34][35] and returned with a first round body shot KO of David Calvo at the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 16 in Mallorca, Spain on September 14, 2013.[36][37][38][39] In their fourth meeting, Buakaw bested Yoshihiro Sato on points at MAX Muay Thai 4 in Sendai, Japan on October 6, 2013.[40][41][42][43][44] He beat Enriko Kehl by decision at MAX Muay Thai 5: The Final Chapter in Khon Kaen, Thailand on December 10, 2013.[45][46]

Buakaw defeated Zhou Zhi Peng on points after an extension round at the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Quarter Finals - Part 1 in Foshan, China on December 28, 2013. Zhou attempted to turn the fight into a brawl, and despite Buakaw doing enough to win the decision, the judges sent it to an extra round in which Buakaw suffered a cut from a head butt. In spite of this, Buakaw was able to establish dominance to take the fight and advance in the tournament.[47][48] At the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 4 in Baku, Azerbaijan, on February 23, 2014, he beat Lee Sung-Hyun by unanimous decision in the semi-finals.[49][50]

Buakaw beat Victor Nagbe via unanimous decision at Combat Banchamek in Surin, Thailand, on April 14, 2014.[51] He knocked out Adaylton Parreira De Freitas in round two at Muay Thai in Macau on June 6, 2014.[52] Buakaw was scheduled to fight Fabio Pinca for the vacant WMC World Junior Middleweight (-69.9 kg/154 lb) Championship at Monte Carlo Fighting Masters 2014 in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on June 14, 2014.[53][54] However, Pinca was injured in a bout with Thongchai Sitsongpeenong in February and was replaced by Djime Coulibaly. Buakaw defeated Coulibaly via unanimous decision to take the belt.[55][56]

Buakaw was initially set to rematch Enriko Kehl in the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final in Pattaya, Thailand, on 26 July 2014.[57] However, the event was postponed due to the 2014 Thai coup d'état.[58] On 12 October 2014 he lost to Kehl by forfeit in the K-1 World Max Final event in Pattaya.[59]

Buakaw lost the TopKing World Series Semifinal Tournament (TK4) against Russian fighter Khayal Dzhaniev in a controversial decision.[60] Many Muay Thai journalists have stated that Buakaw should have won the match.[citation needed] Buakaw also suffered from deep cuts in his head inflicted by Khayal's elbows while Khayal suffered broken ribs. Khayal was later hospitalized upon being forced to forfeit the final match that same night.[61]

Kunlun Fight 2017[edit]

Buakaw Banchamek in 2016

Buakaw fought Chinese fighter Kong Lingfeng in the main event at Kunlun Fight 62 on June 10, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand.[62] He won the fight by decision.[63]

Buakaw was expected to headline the debut of Kunlun Fight in France on November 11 in Paris.[64] The event didn't happen and Buakaw fought in China at Kunlun Fight 67 where he knocked out Dutch Maroun Toutouh in the second round with punches.[65][66]

All Star Fight[edit]

Buakaw defeated French Azize Hlali by knockout in the first round in the headline bout at All Star Fight on August 20, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.[67]

On September 30 Buakaw scored the decision against Sergey Kuliaba of Ukraine at All Star Fight 2 in Bangkok [68]

On December 10 Buakaw was expected to fight Fabio Pinca at All Star Fight 3 held in Paris, but the Frenchman pulled out after suffering the knockout defeat against Uzbekistan's Anvar Boynazarov at Glory 47 Lyon on October 28, 2017.[69][70]

2018[edit]

Buakaw faced Nayanesh Ayman in China at Kunlun Fight 69 on February 4, 2018,[71] where he won via first-round knockout.[72]

Buakaw is expected to challenge Spanish Jonay Risco for 70 kg title on March 9, 2018 at Enfusion kickboxing promotion in Abu Dhabi.[73]

Buakaw fought Portuguese Luis Passos on 28 of April 2018 on All Star Fight 3 in Bangkok Thailand where he won via unanimous decision.[74]

He fought three more times in 2018 on All Star Fight events held in Hong Kong, Prague and Pattaya[75] respectively. He won on all three occasions by points.

2019[edit]

Buakaw headlined All Star Fight: World Soldier on March 9, 2019 in Bangkok Thailand. The show was organized in partnership with the Royal Thai Army to promote the national sport of Muay Thai as well as the fighters, several of whom are soldiers including Buakaw. He fought against Russian kickboxer, Artem Pashporin and won by unanimous decision.[76]

Football career[edit]

Buakaw Banchamek
Personal information
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
RBAC
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 RBAC 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 17 February 2014

RBAC[edit]

Buakaw enrolled in Rattana Bundit University's business administration, he graduated in 2016 .[77][78] In February 2014, he signed for RBAC F.C., the association football club representing Rattana Bundit University, which plays in the Regional League Division 2 and is the reserve team of BEC Tero Sasana F.C., who plays in the Thai Premier League. Buakaw is a graduate of Rattana Bundit University (RBAC).[79][80] Playing as a forward, he made his debut on February 16.[81]

Village[edit]

He has a village project in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand called Buakaw Village, it contains a muay thai gym, a restaurant, and bungalows that can be rented by people who come to train at the muay thai gym.[citation needed]

Titles[edit]

Kickboxing[edit]

Muay Thai[edit]

Shoot Boxing[edit]

Accomplishments[edit]

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Fight record[edit]

Muay Thai Record
239 Wins (73 (T)KO's), 24 Losses, 12 Draws
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time
2022-07-06 Belarus Dmitry Varats World Fight Tournament Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2019-10-27 Win Democratic Republic of the Congo Chris Ngimbi MAS Fight Phnom Penh, Cambodia TKO (Referee stoppage) 1 4:10
2019-03-09 Win Russia Artem Pashporin All Star Fight 8 Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2019-01-27 Win Denmark Niclas Larsen All Star Fight 7 Phuket, Thailand TKO (Referee stoppage) 3 3:00
2018-11-04 Win France Gaetan Dambo All Star Fight 6 Pattaya, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2018-07-06 Win Czech Republic Michael Krcmar All Star Fight 5 Prague, Czech Republic Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2018-05-21 Win Australia Victor Nagbe All Star Fight 4 Hong Kong Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2018-04-28 Win Portugal Luis Passos All Star Fight 3 Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2018-03-05 Loss Spain Jonay Risco Enfusion 63 Abu Dhabi Decision 5 3:00
For the Enfusion -70kg World Championship.
2018-02-04 Win Democratic Republic of the Congo Nayanesh Ayman Kunlun Fight 69 Guiyang, China KO (Left Hook) 1 2:06
2017-11-12 Win Morocco Marouan Toutouh Kunlun Fight 67 Sanya, China KO (Left Hook) 2 1:03
2017-09-30 Win Ukraine Sergey Kulyaba All Star Fight 2 Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2017-08-20 Win France Azize Hlali All Star Fight Bangkok, Thailand KO (Left Hook) 1 2:52
2017-06-11 Win China Kong Lingfeng Kunlun Fight 62 Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2017-01-01 Win China Tian Xin Kunlun Fight 56 Sanya, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2016-12-10 Win Belarus Andrei Kulebin Phoenix Fighting Championship Zouk Mikael, Lebanon Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Wins the PFC Junior Middle Weight Championship.
2016-11-05 Loss China Yi Long Wu Lin Feng 2016: Fight of the Century Zhengzhou, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Lost the Wu Lin Feng World Championship.
2016-09-24 Win France Dylan Salvador Kunlun Fight 53 - Muay Thai 70kg Championship Beijing, China Decision 3 3:00
Wins the Kunlun Fight Muaythai Middleweight World Championship.
2016-06-05 Win China Wang Weihao Kunlun Fight 45 Chengdu, China TKO (Right High Kick) 1 2:35
2016-03-20 Win China Kong Lingfeng Kunlun Fight 39 Dongguan, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2016-01-09 Win China Liu Hainan Kunlun Fight 36 Shanghai, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2015-10-28 Win China Gu Hui Kunlun Fight 32 Dazhou, China TKO (knees) 2 1:54
2015-07-28 Loss Russia Khayal Dzhaniev Topking World Series 4 – 70 kg Tournament, Semi Finals Hong Kong, China Decision 3 3:00
2015-07-01 Win Russia Artem Pashporin T-one Muay Thai 2015 Beijing, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2015-06-06 Win China Yi Long Wu Lin Feng 2015 – Fight of the Century Jiyuan, China Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Wins the Wu Lin Feng World Championship.
2015-05-02 Win China Yuan Bin Quanwei WMC Muaythai International Title 2015 Xiamen, China Decision 3 3:00
Retains the WMC Junior Middleweight World championship.
2014-12-20 Win Ukraine Dmytro Konstantinov Topking World Series 3 – 70 kg Tournament, Quarter Finals Hong Kong, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2014-11-15 Win Australia Steve Moxon Topking World Series 2 Paris, France TKO (elbow) 3 1:07
2014-10-11 Loss Germany Enriko Kehl K-1 World MAX 2014 World Championship Tournament Final Pattaya, Thailand Forfeit (Left before announcement of the 4th) 4 0:00
Fight was for K-1 World MAX 2014 World Championship Tournament -70 Kg.
2014-09-13 Win China Zhang Chunyu Topking World Series - 70 kg Tournament, Final 16 Minsk, Belarus Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2014-08-15 Win France Abdoul Touré Chiang Rai WBC Muaythai Championship Chiang Rai, Thailand TKO (Right cross elbow) 3 0.44
Wins the WBC Muaythai Diamond World Championship.
2014-06-14 Win France Djime Coulibaly Monte Carlo Fighting Masters 2014 Monte Carlo, Monaco Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins the WMC Junior Middleweight World championship.
2014-06-06 Win Brazil Adaylton Freitas Muay Thai in Macau Macau KO (Left High Kick) 2 1:12
2014-04-14 Win Australia Victor Nagbe Combat Banchamek Surin, Thailand Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2014-02-23 Win South Korea Lee Sung-Hyun K-1 World MAX 2013 Final 4 Baku, Azerbaijan Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
For The K-1 World MAX 2013 World Tournament Semi-Final.
2013-12-28 Win China Zhou Zhipeng K-1 World MAX 2013 Quarter Finals Foshan, China Extension round decision 4 3:00
For The K-1 World MAX 2013 World Tournament Quarter-Final.
2013-12-10 Win Germany Enriko Kehl MAX Muay Thai 5: The Final Chapter Khon Kaen, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
2013-10-06 Win Japan Yoshihiro Sato MAX Muay Thai 4 Sendai, Japan Decision 3 3:00
2013-09-14 Win Spain David Calvo K-1 World MAX 2013 Final 16 Mallorca, Spain KO (left hook to the body) 1 2:20
For The K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 16.
2013-08-10 Win China Dong Wenfei Wu Lin Feng & MAX Muay Thai 3 Zhengzhou, China Decision (2-1) 3 3:00
2013-05-06 Win United States Malik Watson MAX Muay Thai 1 Surin, Thailand KO 2
2012-12-16 Win Belarus Vitaly Gurkov THAI FIGHT 2012 - King of Muay Thai Tournament Finals Bangkok, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
Wins the 2012 THAI FIGHT -70 kg/154 lb Tournament Championship Final.
2012-11-25 Win Japan Tomoyuki Nishikawa THAI FIGHT 2012 - King of Muay Thai Tournament 2nd Round Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
70 kg Tournament Semi Finals.
2012-10-23 Win Italy Mauro Serra THAI FIGHT 2012 - King of Muay Thai Tournament 1st Round Bangkok, Thailand TKO (right knee to the body) 3
70 kg Tournament Quarter Finals .
2012-08-17 Win France Toure Abdoul THAI FIGHT EXTREME 2012: England Leicester, England TKO (Right Knee to the Body) 2 1:02
2012-04-17 Win Russia Rustem Zaripov THAI FIGHT EXTREME 2012: Pattaya Pattaya, Thailand KO (Punches) 2 2:45
2012-01-21 Win Russia Dzhabar Askerov Yokkao Extreme 2012 Milan, Italy Decision 3 3:00
2011-12-18 Win Australia Frank Giorgi THAI FIGHT 2011 – 70 kg Tournament Final Bangkok, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
Wins the 2011 THAI FIGHT -70 kg/154 lb Tournament Championship.
2011-11-27 Win France Mickaël Piscitello THAI FIGHT 2011 – 70 kg Tournament Semi-final Bangkok, Thailand KO (Right Elbow) 3
2011-09-25 Win France Abdallah Mabel THAI FIGHT 2011 – 70 kg Tournament Quarter-final Bangkok, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
2011-09-02 Win South Africa Warren Stevelmans Muaythai Premier League: Round 1 Long Beach, CA United States TKO (Referee Stoppage) 4
Wins WMC World Junior Middleweight title.
2011-08-07 Win Japan Tomoaki Makino THAI FIGHT EXTREME 2011: Japan Ariake Coliseum, Japan TKO 2 2:49
2011-07-17 Win Brazil Gilmar China THAI FIGHT EXTREME 2011: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China Unanimous Decision 3 3:00
2011-05-14 Win France Djime Coulibaly THAI FIGHT EXTREME 2011: France Cannes, France Decision 3 3:00
2011-02-12 Win Belgium Youssef Boughanem La Nuit des Titans 6, Palais des Sports Tours, France TKO (Dislocated Shoulder) 1 1:32
2010-12-30 Win Japan Hiroki Nakajima World Victory Road Presents: Soul of Fight Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2010-11-23 Win United States Toby Imada Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2010, Final Tokyo, Japan TKO (Low Kick) 2
Wins the Shoot Boxing World Tournament S-Cup 2010.
2010-11-23 Win Netherlands Henry van Opstal Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2010, Semi Finals Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2010-11-23 Win Japan Hiroki Shishido Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2010, Quarter Finals Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2010-06-19 Win China Xu Yan Wu Lin Feng Zhengzhou, China Decision 3 3:00
2010-05-29 Win England Jordan Watson MSA Muaythai Premier League 3 London, England Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2009-10-26 Loss Netherlands Andy Souwer K-1 World MAX 2009 Final, Semi Finals Yokohama, Japan Ext. R Decision (Split) 4 3:00
2009-07-13 Win Netherlands Nieky Holzken K-1 World MAX 2009 Final 8 Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2009 Final.
2009-06-26 Win Australia John Wayne Parr Champions of Champions 2 Montego Bay, Jamaica Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins WMC/MAD Muaythai Super Welterweight World title.
2009-04-21 Win Brazil Andre Dida K-1 World MAX 2009 Final 16 Fukuoka, Japan Ext. R Decision (Unanimous) 4 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2009 Final 8.
2008-11-29 Loss Netherlands Albert Kraus It's Showtime 2008 Eindhoven Eindhoven, Netherlands Decision 3 3:00
2008-10-01 Win India Black Mamba K-1 World MAX 2008 Final, Reserve Fight Tokyo, Japan KO (Right Hook) 1 2:18
2008-07-07 Loss Japan Yoshihiro Sato K-1 World MAX 2008 Final 8 Tokyo, Japan KO (Knee to the body + Right punch) 3 1:50
Fails to qualify for K-1 World MAX 2008 Final.
2008-04-26 Win Morocco Faldir Chahbari K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 in Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands Decision (Split) 3 3:00
2008-04-09 Win Netherlands Albert Kraus K-1 World MAX 2008 Final 16 Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Unanimous) 4 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2008 Final 8.
2008-02-24 Win South Korea Joon Kim K-1 Asia MAX 2008 in Seoul Seoul, Korea KO (Right Hook) 2 0:37
2008-02-02 Win Japan Yoshihiro Sato K-1 World MAX 2008 Japan Tournament Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Split) 4 3:00
2007-10-03 Loss Japan Masato K-1 World MAX 2007 World Championship Final, Quarter Finals Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2007-06-28 Win Netherlands Nieky Holzken K-1 World MAX 2007 Final Elimination Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2007 World Tournament Final.
2007-05-19 Draw Italy Giorgio Petrosyan K-1 Scandinavia GP 2007 Stockholm, Sweden Decision Draw 5 3:00
Retains WMC Muaythai Super Welterweight World title.
2007-04-04 Win Nigeria Andy Ologun K-1 World MAX 2007 World Elite Showcase Yokohama, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2007-03-17 Win Russia Dzhabar Askerov K-1 East Europe MAX 2007 Vilnius, Lithuania Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2007-02-05 Win Mongolia Tsogto Amara K-1 World MAX 2007 Japan Tournament Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2006-11-24 Win Philippines Ole Laursen K-1 World MAX North European Qualification 2007 Stockholm, Sweden TKO (Referee Stoppage) 2 2:49
2006-09-04 Win Japan Hiroki Shishido K-1 World MAX 2006 Champions' Challenge Tokyo, Japan KO (Left Hook) 1 0:15
2006-06-30 Win Netherlands Andy Souwer K-1 World MAX 2006 World Championship Final, Final Yokohama, Japan TKO (Right Cross/3 Knockdowns) 2 2:13
Wins K-1 World MAX 2006 World Championship title.
2006-06-30 Win Armenia Gago Drago K-1 World MAX 2006 World Championship Final, Semi Finals Yokohama, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2006-06-30 Win Japan Yoshihiro Sato K-1 World MAX 2006 World Championship Final, Quarter Finals Yokohama, Japan KO (Left Hook) 2 0:18
2006-05-26 Draw France Morad Sari K-1 Rules "Le Grand Tournoi" 2006 Paris, France Decision 5 3:00
2006-04-05 Win South Africa Virgil Kalakoda K-1 World MAX 2006 World Tournament Open Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Split) 4 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2006 World Championship Final.
2006-03-19 Win Suriname Marco Pique SLAMM "Nederland vs Thailand" Almere, Netherlands Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2006-02-18 Win Thailand Jomhod Kiatadisak WMC Explosion III Stockholm, Sweden KO (Right Hook to the body) 2 3:00
Wins WMC Muaythai Super Welterweight World title.
2006-02-04 Win Greece Mike Zambidis K-1 World MAX 2006 Japan Tournament Saitama, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2005-11-05 Win Morocco Youssef Akhnikh Muay Thai Trieste, Italy TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 3:00
2005-09-09 Win France Jean-Charles Skarbowsky Xplosion Hong Kong Hong Kong Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins S1 Super-Welterweight World title.
2005-07-20 Loss Netherlands Andy Souwer K-1 World MAX 2005 Championship Final, Final Yokohama, Japan 2 Ext R. Decision (Split) 5 3:00
Fight was for K-1 World MAX 2005 World Championship title.
2005-07-20 Win Netherlands Albert Kraus K-1 World MAX 2005 Championship Final, Semi Finals Yokohama, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2005-07-20 Win Mongolia Jadamba Narantungalag K-1 World MAX 2005 Championship Final, Quarter Finals Yokohama, Japan Decision (Majority) 3 3:00
2005-05-04 Win Belarus Vasily Shish K-1 World MAX 2005 World Tournament Open Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2005 Championship Final.
2005-04-01 Win United Kingdom Kieran Keddle Thailand Boxing Sport Board "Muaythai Cultural Festival 2005" Bangkok, Thailand Decision 4 3:00
2005-02-23 Loss Netherlands Albert Kraus K-1 World MAX 2005 Japan Tournament Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Split) 4 3:00
2004-11-06 Win Japan Katsumori Maita Titans 1st Kitakyushu, Japan TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 1:26
2004-10-13 Win Japan Kozo Takeda K-1 World MAX 2004 Champions' Challenge Tokyo, Japan 2 Ext R. Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2004-07-07 Win Japan Masato K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Final, Final Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Unanimous) 4 3:00
Wins K-1 World MAX 2004 World Championship title.
2004-07-07 Win Japan Takayuki Kohiruimaki K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Final, Semi Final Tokyo, Japan KO (Knee Strikes) 2 0:42
2004-07-07 Win Australia John Wayne Parr K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Final, Quarter Finals Tokyo, Japan Ext R. Decision (Split) 4 3:00
2004-05-20 Win Thailand Munkong Kiatsomkuan Kiatsingnoi Fights, Rajadamnern Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2004-04-07 Win New Zealand Jordan Tai K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Open Tokyo, Japan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Qualifies for K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Final.
2004-03-21 Win Thailand Fuji Chalmsak Magnum 4, NJKF Tokyo, Japan Decision (Majority) 3 3:00
2003-11-18 Win Thailand Khunsuk Petchsupapan P.Pramuk Fights, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2003-10-10 Win China Sun Tao Chinese police VS Thai police kickboxing Championship Guangzhou, China TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 1:25
2003-08-31 Win Australia Timor Daal K.O.M.A. "King of Martial Arts" GP Seoul, Korea KO (Left Elbow) 3 1:42
2003-05-31 Win Thailand Khunsuk Petchsupapan Omnoi Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2003-04-08 Win Thailand Nontachai Kiatwanlop Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand TKO 3
2002-12-14 Win Japan Satoshi Kobayashi D4D Toyota Cup, Final Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Wins the Toyota Muay Thai Marathon 140 lbs Tournament title.
2002-12-14 Win Thailand Khunsuk Petchsupapan D4D Toyota Cup, Semi Finals Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2002-12-14 Win Thailand Samranchai 96 Penang D4D Toyota Cup, Quarter Finals Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
2002-11-22 Win Thailand Tongchai Por Prabaht P.Pramuk Fights, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO(Right High Kick) 2
2002-10-26 Loss Thailand Pethnamek Sor Siriwat Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2002-09-12 Draw Thailand Thewaritnoi S.K.V. Gym Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Draw 5 3:00
2002 Win Thailand Panpetch Bangkok, Thailand TKO 3
2002 Win Thailand Khunsuk Petchsupapan Omnoi Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
Wins the Omnoi Stadium Lightweight title.
2002-05-10 Loss Thailand Orono Majestic Gym Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2002-04-21 Win Japan Mikitada Igarashi J-Network "J-Bloods" Tokyo, Japan TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 3 0:47
2002-03-29 Win Thailand Panpetch Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2002-01-05 Loss Thailand Sattaban Tor. Rattanakiat Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2001-12-07 Loss Thailand Charlie Sor Chaitamin Lumpinee 45th Anniversary, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
For the vacant Lumpinee Stadium Featherweight title.
2001-10-06 Loss Thailand Tewaritnoi S.K.V. Gym Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2001-08-07 Loss[83] Thailand Orono Majestic Gym Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2001-07-14 Win Thailand PetchArun Sor Ploenjit Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2001-06-29 Win Thailand Sinchainoi Sor Kittichai Seangmaurakot Fights, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO(Left High Kick) 4
Wins the vacant Thailand Featherweight title.
2001-05-19 Win Thailand Pethek Sor.Suwanpakdee Omnoi Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
Wins the Omnoi Stadium Featherweight title.
2001 Win Thailand Sakchai Saksoonton Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2001-03-30 Win Thailand Mangkornyok Mor Somnuk Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO (Right Elbow) 3
2001 Win Thailand Petarung Sor Suwanpakdee Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2001-01-21 Loss Thailand Mahakarn Por. Pongsawang Channel 7 Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-08-11 Loss Thailand Dokmaifai TorSitthichai Fairtex, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-06-17 Win Thailand Hongthong Na.Muengkao Omnoi Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-05-29 Win Thailand Verhard lookphabath Rajadamnern Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO (Elbow) 4
2000-04-07 Win Thailand Sakwitoon Royal Map Ta Phut P.Pramuk Fights, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-03-14 Loss Thailand Krairat Por.Paoin Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-02-01 Loss Thailand Sot Looknongyangtoy Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
2000-01-07 Win Thailand Komtae Fairtex P.Pramuk Fights, Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2000-01-01 Win Thailand Sakadpetch Sor. Sakunpan Omnoi Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO (Right Elbow) 3
Win Thailand Seelaa Tor Bangsean Channel 7 Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
1999-11-02 Win Thailand Fahsitong Wor.Thaweekat Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
1999-09-17 Loss Thailand Rattanasak Kratindaeng Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
1999-07-04 Win Thailand Anusorn Luksurtatarn Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2010 Yamada: The Samurai of Ayothaya Ai-Seua Thai debut film
2012 Crazy Crying Lady Colonel Chuchai Guest appearance [84]
2013 Buakaw – Boxer, Legend, Legacy Himself Documentary [85]
2017 Thong Dee Fun Khao Thongdee Main role [86]

See also[edit]

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Sporting positions
Preceded by S-Cup 2010 Winner
November 23, 2010
Succeeded by
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