Fabio Pinca

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Fabio Pinca
Born (1984-06-14) June 14, 1984 (age 34)
Lyon, France
Nationality French/Italian
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb; 10.6 st)
Division Welterweight
Style Muay Thai
Fighting out of Lyon - Saint-Fons, France
Team St Fons - Team Nasser K.
Trainer Nasser Kacem
Years active 12 (2000–present)
Kickboxing record
Total 128
Wins 100
By knockout 35
Losses 24
By knockout 1
Draws 4
last updated on: February 8, 2014

Fabio Pinca (born June 14, 1984) is a French-Italian Muay Thai kickboxer who is known for his technical and precise fighting style.[1]

Biography and career[edit]


Fabio Pinca was born on 14 June 1984. Pinca resides in Lyon, France and trains at Gym boxing St Fons in Lyon, Saint-Fons. His trainer is Nasser Kacem.

Fabio began training in Muaythai at the age of 15. He discovered Muaythai while watching a video tape from Thailand. Boxers who were dreaming Pinca was Ramon Dekkers, Dany Bill, Saimai and Farid Villaume. By learning about a club near his home, he met the Boxing Gym St-Fons who already had good boxers.

He enjoyed his first training in Muaythai and was very motivated to continue. After his first fight, there were still lots of work and improvement. From that moment on, he devoted himself to the sport. He never changed club since it began on Muaythai because he thinks that there is quite good Nak Muay in Saint-Fons in order to cross the gloves and a very good coach to teach and prepare for battle.

Fabio Pinca has a job as an educational facilitator in his city with schedules arranged, which allows him to focus his athletic career.

In March 2014, Fabio Pinca became an event organiser and created his own promotion called STRIKE FIGHT. The first event will held in his native city Lyon in France on June 27, 2014.[2]

Early career[edit]

Fabio Pinca fought in Muaythai and kickboxing, but his preference is for Muaythai because he is passionate about the sport and Thai culture. He likes to use his elbows and knees.

In 2004 he was French Muay Thai Champion Class B and wins World Muaythai Championships bronze medal. In 2005 he reached the finals of French Muay Thai Championship Class A. In 2006 he became WPKC European Kickboxing Champion. In 2008 he won the Fighting Day 8 Thai Boxing 4 Men tournament in Italy and he became WBC Intercontinental Muay Thai Lightweight Champion. In 2009 he became WBC World Muay Thai Champion and in 2010 he won the Isuzu Thai Fight -67 kg Tournament.

Pinca has experience that belies his young age having fought Attachai, Bovy, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee and the legendary Saenchai Sor Kingstar.

He faced Saiyok Pumpanmuang at Thai Fight: Lyon on September 19, 2012 in Lyon, France and lost via decision after three rounds.[3][4]

Pinca fought Dutch-Turkish kickboxer Tayfun Ozcan at Time Fight 2 in Tours, France on October 6, 2012.[5] He battered his opponent with knee strikes from the Thai clinch and forced a stop to the bout in round three after breaking Ozcan's arm.[6]

He faced Alessandro Campagna in a tournament reserve bout at Glory 3: Rome - 2012 Middleweight Slam Final 8 on November 3, 2012 in Rome, Italy and lost via unanimous decision. He was docked a point in the third round for excessive clinching which is banned under kickboxing rules.[7][8][9]

He bested Yakdam on points at La Nuit des Titans in Tours, France on February 2, 2013.[10][11]

A rematch between Fabio Pinca and Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong went down at Best of Siam 3 in Paris, France on February 14, 2013 but he was unable to take his revenge as he lost a unanimous decision.[12][13][14]

He fought Saenchai for the second time on 21 January 2012 at 'Yokkao Extreme' and won a controversial decision. Pinca struggled early on against Saenchai despite having a 12 kg weight advantage and took out his frustration with a headbutt on his opponent that went unpunished.[15]

Pinca competed in the four man tournament at MAX Muay Thai 2 in Pattaya, Thailand on June 29, 2013.[16] He caused an upset by outpointing Diesellek Aoodonmuang in the semi-finals but was then on the receiving end of one when he lost a decision to Victor Nagbe in the final.[17][18][19]

He beat Malaipet Sasiprapa by unanimous decision for the inaugural Lion Fight Welterweight Championship at Lion Fight 12 in Las Vegas on November 1, 2013.[20][21][22]

He was set to fight Buakaw Banchamek for the vacant WMC World Junior Middleweight (-69.9 kg/154 lb) Championship Monte Carlo Fighting Masters 2014 in Monte Carlo, Monaco on June 14, 2014[23][24] but withdrew after being injured in his bout with Thongchai Sitsongpeenong and was replaced by Djime Coulibaly.[25]

Pinca will challenge current Rajadamnern Stadium 67 kg champion Manaowan Sitsongpeenong for his title on February 23, 2017 on the Best of Siam show taking place at the legendary Thai stadium.[26]

Titles and achievements[edit]

  • Professional:
    • 2017 Rajadamnern Stadium Champion -67Kg
    • 2016 ISKA World Welterweight Muay Thai Champion
    • 2015 Kombat League World Champion MT -67 kg
    • 2013 Lion Fight Welterweight Championship
    • 2013 MAX Muay Thai 2 Tournament Runner-up
    • 2012 WBC World Muaythai Welterweight Champion (147 lbs/66.678 kg)
    • 2011 Thai Fight Tournament Runner Up (-67 kg)
    • 2010 Isuzu Thai Fight Tournament Champion (-67 kg)
    • 2009 WBC World Muaythai Super Lightweight Champion (140 lbs/63.503 kg)
    • 2008 Nuit des Champions Muaythai belt
    • 2008 W.B.C. Intercontinental Muay Thai Lightweight Champion
    • 2008 Fighting Day 8 Thai Boxing 4 Men Tournament Champion (-64.500 kg)
    • 2006 WPKC European Kickboxing Champion
    • 2005 French Muay Thai Vice Champion Class A (-63.500 kg)
  • Amateur:
    • 2004 World Muay Thai Championships, Bangkok Thailand Bronze (-63.500 kg)
    • 2004 French Muay Thai Champion Class B (-60 kg)
    • 2002 Junior French Muay Thai Champion
  • Awards:

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing Record

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fabio Pinca profile". fr.muaythaitv.com/. Retrieved 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ Angelini, Olivier (2014-06-26). "STRIKE FIGHT : Preview, Resultats, Stream et Video PV". Boxemag.com. 
  3. ^ Thai Fight On Wednesday Features Saiyok vs. Pinca, Sudsakorn, Aikpracha, More
  4. ^ Thai Fight Lyon: Saiyok, Aikpracha, Bennoui Win, Sudsakorn Loses
  5. ^ Fabio Pinca vs. Tayfun Ozcan Added To Time Fight 2 On October 6
  6. ^ Fabio Pinca back with a win at Time Fight 2
  7. ^ GLORY 3 Rome: Final 8 Matches Set, Petrosyan Fights Hollenbeck
  8. ^ GLORY 3 Rome - Final 8: Live Results
  9. ^ Glory 3 Live Play By Play Archived 2015-04-16 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Nuit des Titans on Saturday: Big Tournament/Fight Card with Aikpracha, Pinca, Lidon
  11. ^ Karim Ghajji Scores Huge Tournament Win, Beats Lidon and Aikpracha
  12. ^ Ten Muay Thai Fights to Watch in February
  13. ^ Best of Siam 3 Tomorrow: Pinca vs. Sitthichai Rematch
  14. ^ Best of Siam 3 Results: Sitthichai Tops Pinca
  15. ^ [1]
  16. ^ Fabio Pinca Headlines MAX 4 Man Tournament in Jakarta
  17. ^ MAX Muay Thai Pattaya Live Results and Play-By-Play Archived July 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  18. ^ Victor Ngabe Shocks the World by Defeating Fabio Pinca at MAX Pattaya Archived July 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  19. ^ Weekend Results: Thai Fight and MAX Muay Thai
  20. ^ Malaipet Sasiprapa vs. Fabio Pinca and Tiffany Van Soest vs. Magali Foroni set for Lion Fight 12 Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  21. ^ Lion Fight 12 Results and Highlights
  22. ^ Lion Fight 12 Results and Recap: Fabio Pinca out points Malaipet Archived 2013-11-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  23. ^ Monte Carlo Fighting Masters 2014 card
  24. ^ MONTE CARLO FIGHTING MASTERS MUAY THAI EVENT with Lidon, Pinca, Levin and Banchamek!
  25. ^ Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters 2 - Fightcard, resultats. Archived June 25, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  26. ^ "Fabio Pinca vs. Manaowan Set For Rajadamnern 67 kg Title". FightNewswire.com. 2017-02-01. Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  27. ^ "Fabio Pinca, Muaythaitv best nakmuay of 2010". fr.muaythaitv.com/. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  28. ^ Résultats du WARRIORS NIGHT
  29. ^ "WCK: Full Rules Muay Thai Results". www.thefightgame.tv. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  30. ^ "WBC Muay Thai World Championship Muay Thai results". www.thefightgame.tv. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 

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