Malaipet Sasiprapa

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Malaipet @ Battle in the Desert
vs Michael Mananquil.
BornMongkhon Wiwasuk
(1981-12-21) December 21, 1981 (age 38)[1]
Surin, Thailand
Other namesThe Diamond
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)[3]
Reach69 in (180 cm)
StyleMuay Thai
Fighting out ofFresno, California, U.S.
TeamSitarvut Gym
Sasiprapa Gym
Team Diamond
Muay Thai Academy USA
Years active1999-present
Kickboxing record
By knockout53
By knockout5
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout1
By decision2
By knockout1
By decision2
By disqualification1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: March 27, 2014

Malaipet (born as Mongkhon Wiwasuk on December 21, 1981) is a Thai professional Muay Thai fighter, kickboxer and former mixed martial artist. He is a former Rajadamnern Stadium Champion who currently resides in Fresno, California. In MMA, Malaipet has fought for EliteXC, King of the Cage and in kickboxing he has competed for K-1, SLAMM!! Events, Bellator Kickboxing and Thai & Kickbox SuperLeague.

Biography and career[edit]

Malaipet started practicing Muay Thai at the age of 8.[1] He is known for his devastating kicks and clinch and fought for EliteXC most of his MMA career. Malaipet is currently on hiatus from MMA to focus on Muay Thai. The biopic film based on his life, Legendary was released in late 2009.[4] Malaipet is also featured in the 2011 video game Supremacy MMA. He is the older cousin of Rungravee Sasiprapa and Buakaw Banchamek.[5]

He stopped Vishnu Gulati in the second round of their contest at Lion Fight 8 in Las Vegas on January 25, 2013.[6][7]

He defeated Sean Kearney via unanimous decision at Push Kick: World Stand Off in Pomona, California, USA on March 2, 2013.[8]

Malaipet was set to fight Hakeem Dawodu at Lion Fight 10 in Las Vegas on July 26, 2013[9] but Dawodu pulled out of the bout just two days before for undisclosed reasons and was replaced by Sean Kearney.[10] Malaipet scored a knockdown with an elbow from the clinch in round two and won by majority decision.[11][12][13]

Malaipet stopped Caio Uruguai in round one with a counter overhand right at Lion Fight 11 in Las Vegas on September 20, 2013.[14][15][16]

He lost to Fabio Pinca by unanimous decision in a fight for the inaugural Lion Fight Welterweight Championship at Lion Fight 12 in Las Vegas on November 1, 2013.[17][18][19]

Malaipet lost to Shane Oblonsky via UD at Lion Fight 14 in Las Vegas on March 28, 2014.[20][21]

He defeated Justin Greskiewicz at Lion Fight 17 in Ledyard, Connecticut on August 1, 2014 by unanimous decision.[22][23]


  • WBC Muaythai
    • WBC Muaythai International Super Welterweight Champion[24] (one time)
    • WBC Muaythai United States Welterweight (-66.6 kg/147 lb) Championship (one time, current)
  • International Kickboxing Association
    • IKBA World Champion
  • International Karate Kickboxing Council
    • IKKC USA Champion
    • IKKC World Welterweight Champion
  • International Muay Thai Organization
    • IMTO USA Champion
    • IMTO World Welterweight Champion

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
7 matches 3 wins 4 losses
By knockout 1 1
By decision 2 2
By disqualification 0 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 3-4 Musa Toliver Decision (unanimous) KOTC: Arrival February 25, 2010 3 5:00 Highland, California, United States
Loss 3-3 David Douglas TKO (punches) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series September 26, 2008 3 2:51 Santa Ynez, California, United States
Loss 3-2 Thomas Denny DQ (illegal elbows) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series March 21, 2008 1 4:51 Santa Ynez, California, United States
Win 3-1 Kaleo Kwan Decision (unanimous) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series October 26, 2007 3 5:00 Santa Ynez, California, United States
Win 2-1 Rinat Mirzabekov Decision (unanimous) Independent Event May 3, 2007 3 5:00 Highland, California, United States
Loss 1-1 Anthony McDavitt Decision (unanimous) California Cage Championships February 17, 2007 3 5:00 Santa Monica, California, United States
Win 1-0 Zhao Zhao KO (punches) California Xtreme Fighting 3 August 19, 2006 1 0:48 Upland, California, United States


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2009-01-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^
  3. ^ 连续KO三名中国人泰拳王麦乐佩成“散打杀手”-搜狐体育 (in Chinese)
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  5. ^ "Rungravee Sasiprapa Eats Broken Glass for Breakfast the Day of the Fight". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-17.
  6. ^ Lion Fight 8 Full Fight Card, Tickets On Sale December 14
  7. ^ Lion Fight 8 Live Results
  8. ^ American Chike Lindsay defeats Somluck Kamsing at Push Kick Promotions "World Stand Off"
  9. ^ Malaipet Sasiprapa vs. Hakeem Dawodu added to Lion Fight 10 Archived 2014-07-08 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Sean Kearney replaces Hakeem Dawodu, now faces Malaipet on short notice at Lion Fight 10 Archived 2014-07-08 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Lion Fight 10 Results
  12. ^ Lion Fight 10 Results and Recap Archived 2015-06-10 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ "Lion Fight 10 Full Results: Yodsanklai, Embree Victorious". Archived from the original on 2018-07-03. Retrieved 2013-07-28.
  14. ^ Malaipet Sasiprapa vs. Caio Uruguai expected for Lion Fight 11 Archived 2013-08-25 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ Lion Fight 11 Results: Cyborg Crushes, Yamato and Ross Wow, Nampon Blahs.
  16. ^ Lion Fight 11 Results and Recap: Yamato and Ross put on a show in co-main event, Cris Cyborg dominates Archived 2014-07-07 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ 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
  18. ^ Lion Fight 12 Results and Highlights
  19. ^ Lion Fight 12 Results and Recap: Fabio Pinca out points Malaipet Archived 2013-11-08 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ Lion Fight 14 Live Results
  21. ^ Lion Fight 14 Results and Recap Archived 2014-04-07 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ Lion Fight 17 Full Fight Card
  23. ^ Fight card set for Lion Fight 17 Archived 2014-07-23 at the Wayback Machine
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  27. ^ "Legend of Heroes: China vs Thailand 2010, Muay Thai 3, Sanda 2". Retrieved 2010-12-19.
  28. ^ "Tuff Muay Thai Results 7-18-2010". Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  29. ^ "Quick Results – Muay Thai in America". Retrieved 2010-04-03.
  30. ^ "Kickboxing results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-12-29. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
  31. ^ "Kevin Ross celebrates birthday with fight victory". Retrieved 2009-07-26.
  32. ^ "WCK Full Rules Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  33. ^ "WBC Muay Thai World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2008-06-20.
  34. ^ "WCK: Full Rules Muaythai Results". Retrieved 2008-01-12.
  35. ^ "WBC Muay Thai World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2007-09-08.
  36. ^ "WCK World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  37. ^ "Xtream Muay Thai Challenge II results". Retrieved 2006-12-17.
  38. ^ "World Championship Muay Thai: "Ultimate Conquest" results". Retrieved 2006-09-30.
  39. ^ "WCK World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2006-07-08.
  40. ^ "World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2006-04-01.
  41. ^ "WCK World Championship Fight Gallery & Results". Retrieved 2005-12-17.
  42. ^ "WCK World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2005-08-20.
  43. ^ "WCK World Championship Muay Thai results". Retrieved 2005-02-05.
  44. ^ "Ring of Fire 11". Retrieved 2004-01-10.
  45. ^ a b c "Ultimate Muay Thai Challenge results". Retrieved 2003-04-28.

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