Clifton Brown

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Clifton Brown
Born (1976-08-29) August 29, 1976 (age 41)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canada Canada
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 82.55 kg (182.0 lb; 12.999 st)
Division Light Heavyweight
Style Muay Thai
Team Siam No1
Years active 1997- 2010
Kickboxing record
Total 55
Wins 43
By knockout 32
Losses 11
By knockout 4
No contests 1
last updated on: November 21, 2009

Clifton Brown (born August 29, 1976) is a retired Canadian Light Heavyweight Muay Thai Kickboxer of Jamaican descent, who fought out of Toronto, Ontario. Clifton is the President/CEO of Warrior Caste Productions Inc. A production company which focuses on Martial Arts through athlete documentaries, and day-to-day operations of MuayThai Premier League (The MPL). He is the first Canadian in History to achieve the level of World Champion in the sport of MuayThai. Clifton is also the first ever Canadian National team head coach. During his competitive career, Clifton became World Champion five times holding titles with the IMF(1x), WMC(3x), and IKKC(1x).[1]

During Clifton's competitive career, Clifton trained exclusively at Siam No.1 Muay Thai Academy, under the tutelage of Ajahn Suchart Yodkerepauprai. Clifton also trained with Professor, and Muay Thai Grandmaster, Kru Yodtong Senanan, at Sityodtong Muay Thai Camp in Chonburi, Thailand.

He is the former host, and one of the recurring fighters, on Champions of Champions Elite on G4TV, and was to also appear as a team coach in season two of Mark Burnett's The Contender Asia "The Challenger" which stopped production after its pilot episode was completed in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in 2009. Clifton is also the creator, producer, and co-writer of the TV series, Into the Fire.

At present Clifton continues his dedication to Muay Thai, by passing on what he has learned at Toronto based martial arts and fitness academy, TKMT.

In November 2016, MuayThai became a provisionally recognized sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In April 2017, MuayThai Canada with its mandate to prepare and support Canadian athletes in their endeavors to become successful on the world stage, nominated Clifton Brown as Canada's first National team head coach.

Coaching Achievements[edit]

  • 2018 | Gold Medal 57kg | Class C | Hyedie Hashimoto | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2018 | Best Overall Female Competitor | Hyedie Hashimoto | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2018 | Silver Medal 67kg| Class A | Cory Liu | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2018 | Bronze Medal 63.5kg | Class C | Howard Nguyen | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 | Bronze Medal 86kg | Class A | Timothy Lo | International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) World Tournament | Minsk, Belarus | Canadian National Team |
  • 2017 | Gold Medal 57kg | Class A | Charles Chen | Canadian National Tournament | Toronto, Ontario
  • 2017 | Silver Medal 67kg | Class B | Callum Adams | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 | Silver Medal 63.5kg | Class C | Andy Tran | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 | Silver Medal 49kg | Class C | Kiara Watson | Ontario Provincial Tournament | Toronto, Canada
  • 2016 | Gold Medal 57kg | Class A | Dylan Wharton | Canadian National Tournament | Toronto, Canada | Qualified for Canadian National Team |
  • 2016 | Best Overall Male Competitor | Dylan Wharton | Canadian National Tournament | Toronto, Canada

Competitive Titles and Achievements[edit]

  • 2009 | WMC | Super Light Heavyweight World Champion
  • 2007 | WMC | Super Light Heavyweight World Champion
  • 2004 | IKKC | World Cruiserweight Champion
  • 2003 | WMC | Super Light Heavyweight World Champion
  • 2003 | WMC | Intercontinental Super Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 2001 | IMF | Super Middleweight World Champion
  • 1999 | CMTA | North American Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 1998 | CMTC | Canadian Amateur Champion

Kickboxing record[edit]

43 Wins (32 (T)KO's, 10 Decisions), 11 Losses
Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
2010-03-21 Loss Czech Republic Jiri Zak Gala Night Zilna, Zilna, Slovakia WFCA World Title 82.5 kg Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2009-11-21 Loss Sweden Rickard Nordstrand K-1 Rumble of the Kings 2009 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden WMC World Title 82.5 kg TKO (Dr Stop) 2 1:00
2009-06-26 Win Thailand Kaoklai Kaennorsing CCGI's "Champion of Champions 2", Montego Bay, Jamaica WMC World Title 82.5 kg Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00
2008-11-15 Win Jamaica Stephan Richards ShinDo Kumate 15 "Strykerz Showdown", Tampa, Florida 83 kg TKO (Ref. Stop/Elbows) 2
2008-11-08 Loss Czech Republic Ondrej Hutnik Janus Fight Night "The Legend", Padova, Italy 84 kg TKO (Doctor Stop/Cut) 2
2008-08-09 Win United States Crafton Wallace ShinDo Kumate 14 "Ancient Ones", Tampa, Florida 83 kg TKO (Ref. Stop/Elbows) 3
2008-06-20 Loss Thailand Kaoklai Kaennorsing CCGI's "Champion of Champions", Montego Bay, Jamaica 83 kg Decision (Split) 5 3:00
2007-10-27 Win Germany Priest West WMC "The Champions Club", Bamberg, Germany WMC World Title 82.5 kg TKO (Knee Injury) 1
2006-11-11 Loss Australia Nathan Corbett Macau "Xplosion" Super Fights, Macau, China WMC World Title 86 kg KO (Uppercut) 2
2006-03-31 Win United States Anthony Brown Gladiadores Extremos, Guadalajara, Mexico 80 kg TKO (Ref. Stop/Elbows) 3
2005-11-19 Loss BrazilMoises Baptista De Sousa SuperLeague Portugal 2005, Carcavelos, Portugal 76 kg KO (Right Hook) 3
2005-10-22 Win Italy Roberto Cocco SuperLeague Heavy Knockout 2005, Vienna, Austria 76 kg Decision 3 3:00
2005-05-21 Loss Belarus Dmitry Shakuta SuperLeague Germany 2005, Oberhausen, Germany 76 kg Decision (Split) 5 3:00
2004-11-20 Win United StatesManson Gibson Matter of Pride 8, Los Angeles, California IKKC World Title 82 kg TKO (Leg Kicks) 4
2004-10-23 Win AustriaDavid Keclik SuperLeague Germany 2004, Oberhausen, Germany 76 kg KO (Knees) 2
2004-08-28 Win ThailandSlatun WMC Thailand VS The World, Surat Thani, Thailand #2 Ranked 77 kg KO (Uppercut) 3
2004-06-11 Loss Russia Magomed Magomedov WMC Championships, Bangkok, Thailand WMC World Title 79 kg Decision (Split) 5 3:00
2003-12-16 Loss Australia Nathan Corbett "Xplosion" Australia, Gold Coast, Australia WMC World Title 82 kg KO (Right Elbow) 2
2003-10-14 Win ThailandGongdet Sor.Visanu WMC Thailand VS The World, Surat Thani, Thailand 76 kg KO (Kness) 3
2003-07-25 Win SwedenFrederic Rosenberg Thailand vs The World, Bangkok, Thailand WMC World Title 82.5  kg KO (Kicks/Broken arm) 2
2003-06-21 Win United StatesTom Grimmer Michigan Mayhem, Michigan, USA 79 kg Decision 3 3:00
2002-11-30 NC Mali Moussa Sissoko Kickboxing Mondiale 3, Padova, Italy -83 kg [2] (Leg Injury) 1
2002-03-17 Win CanadaShawn Jansen Canada VS Thailand, Vancouver, British Columbia 79 kg KO (Left hook) 1
2001-12-27 Win ThailandYimpitak Sor.Khaitong Chonburi Super 8, Pattaya, Thailand 73 kg KO (Knees) 2
2001-12-27 Win ThailandForeman Sor.Panut Chonburi Super 8, Pattaya, Thailand 73 kg Decision 3 3:00
2001-12-27 Win ThailandThongchailek Tor.Silachai Chonburi Super 8, Pattaya, Thailand 73 kg KO (Knees) 3
2001-12-24 Win ThailandThongchai Sor.Kittichai WMC "Muay Thai Against Drugs", Koh Samui, Thailand 76 kg KO (Left Uppercut) 2
2001-06-09 Win CanadaLonnie Campbell CMTA Fight Night "Clash of the Champions", Vancouver, British Columbia79kg Decision 3 3:00
2004-06-11 Loss Albania Azem Maksutaj K-1 Fight, Bangkok, Thailand KO 1 2:15
2001-02-14 Win ThailandMot-X Sitpholek Therprassit Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand IMTF World Title Defense 75 kg KO (Knees) 5
2001-01-10 Win ThailandWanlop Sor.Sattapand Therprassit Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand IMTF World Title 75 kg Decision 5 3:00
2000-11-12 Win ThailandThongsak B.K.S. Nee Chanpuek, Chiang Mai, Thailand 74 kg TKO (Threw in Towel) 3
2000-08-26 Win CanadaScott Clark Schanks Athletic Club, Calgary, Alberta 80 kg Decision 3 3:00
2000-03-18 Win CanadaMehdi Pouroskoui West Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia 77 kg Decision 5 3:00
2000-01-22 Win United StatesJason Hensen Canada VS America Kickboxing, Marquette, USA 76 kg KO (Left Uppercut) 2

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clifton Brown Bio". www.cliftonbrown.ca. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  2. ^ Grandi gala CISCO(in Italian)