Jean-Charles Skarbowsky

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Jean-Charles Skarbowsky
Born Jean-Charles Skarbowsky
(1975-03-10) March 10, 1975 (age 41)
Paris, France
Other names The Tattooed Dragon, JCS, Jeannot
Chong Starbowsky (in Thailand)
Nationality France French
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 63–73 kg (139–161 lb)
Division Welterweight
Style Muay Thai
Stance Orthodox
Team Club Daumesnil
Jocky Gym
Trainer André Zeitoun
Years active 14 (1992–2006)
Kickboxing record
Total 101
Wins 75
By knockout 51
Losses 23
Draws 3
last updated on: January 26, 2011

Jean-Charles Skarbowsky (born March 10, 1975) is a French former kickboxer and 3-times European Muay Thai champion. Skarbowsky has been one of the best farangs who have fought in Thailand.[1]

Biography and career[edit]

After a flying start to his career, both in France and Thailand, where he accumulated a number of quick victories, he broke his right hand in 1997 while defending his title again in Europe. After two years of forced shutdown, he resumed his career in 1999 and made a stunning return to the highest level, overcoming the pessimistic diagnosis of the doctors.[2]

He is considered to be one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters

In 2010, Skarbowsky appeared on the twelfth season of the American mixed martial arts reality television show The Ultimate Fighter, where he was the Muay Thai coach on Georges St-Pierre's team. He was shown to have clashed with opposition coach Josh Koscheck, and his students often were amazed by his skill while learning the superior techniques he would apply during sparring.

Titles and achievements[edit]


  • 2002 Winner Superbout Kings Cup
  • 2000 I.S.K.A. Muaythai World champion (65 kg)
  • 1999 Winner Kings Cup
  • 1995-1996 3-times European Muaythai champion
  • 1995 French Muaythai champion


Kickboxing record[edit]

Professional Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Skarbowsky interview". Siam Fight Mag. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Skarbowsky Bio". vigilantemma. Retrieved 2010-01-01.