Malaipet Sasiprapa

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Malaipet
Mongkhon Wiwasuk cropped.JPG
Malaipet @ Battle in the Desert
vs Michael Mananquil.
BornMongkhon Wiwasuk
(1981-12-21) December 21, 1981 (age 39)[1]
Surin, Thailand
Other namesThe Diamond
NationalityThai
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)[3]
DivisionWelterweight
Lightweight
Reach69 in (180 cm)
StyleMuay Thai
StanceOrthodox
Fighting out ofFresno, California, U.S.
TeamSitarvut Gym
Sasiprapa Gym
Team Diamond
Muay Thai Academy USA
Years active1999-present
Kickboxing record
Total183
Wins146
By knockout53
Losses31
By knockout5
Draws6
Mixed martial arts record
Total7
Wins3
By knockout1
By decision2
Losses4
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]

Titles[edit]

  • 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
146 Wins, 31 Losses, 6 Draws
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time Record
2017-09-23 Win Nicaragua Jose Palacios Bellator Kickboxing 7 San Jose, USA Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 9-7
2016-10-21 Loss Thailand Jo Nattawut Lion Fight 32 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Fight Was for the Lion Fight Middleweight Title.
2015-07-31 Loss England Liam Harrison Lion Fight 23 California, United States Decision (split) 5 3:00
2015-03-27 Win United States Ben Yelle Lion Fight 21 Temecula, California, USA Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2014-08-01 Win United States Justin Greskiewicz Lion Fight 17 Ledyard, Connecticut, USA TKO (corner stop/towel) 5 3:00
2014-03-28 Loss United States Shane Oblonsky Lion Fight 14 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2013-11-01 Loss France Fabio Pinca Lion Fight 12 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
For the Lion Fight Welterweight Championship.
2013-09-20 Win Brazil Caio Uruguai Lion Fight 11 Las Vegas, Nevada TKO (overhand right) 1 1:52 5-1
2013-07-26 Win Canada Sean Kearney Lion Fight 10 Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (majority) 5 3:00
2013-03-02 Win Canada Sean Kearney Muay Thai World Stand Off Pomona, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2013-01-25 Win United States Vishnu Gulati Lion Fight 8 Las Vegas, Nevada TKO (low kicks) 2 1:57
2012-05-12 Win United States Justin Greskiewicz Lion Fight 6 Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2011-11-19 Win Nicaragua Jose Palacios Lion Fight 4 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Decision (split) 5 3:00 8-2
Wins the WBC Muaythai United States Welterweight (-66.6 kg/147 lb) Championship.
2011-07-30 Draw England Tim Thomas Elite Kickboxing Las Vegas, Nevada Draw 5 3:00
2011-02-12 Loss United States Michael Mananquil Battle in the Desert, Buffalo Bills Casino[25] Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
For the WMC Welterweight Championship.
2010-12-05 Loss United States Kevin Ross King's Birthday Celebration, Commerce Casino[26] Los Angeles, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2010-10-09 Loss China Xu Yan Legends of Heroes: Muaythai vs Kung Fu, Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands[27] Pahang, Malaysia Decision 3 3:00
2010-07-18 Win United States Michael Mananquil Tuff Promotions presents: WMC Full Rules Muay Thai[28] Montebello, California Decision (split) 5 3:00
2010-04-03 Loss Switzerland Christophe Pruvost Muay Thai in America[29] Santa Monica, California Decision (split) 5 3:00
Fight was for IMTF Super-welterweight world title.
2009-12-05 Win United States James Cook WCK World Championship Muay Thai, Buffalo Bills Casino[30] Primm, Nevada TKO (corner stoppage) 4 3:00
Retains W.B.C. Muaythai International Super-Welterweight title.
2009-07-25 Win England Richard Fenwick WCK World Championship Muay Thai, Las Vegas Hilton[31] Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins W.B.C. Muaythai International Super-Welterweight title.
2009-06-13 Win Australia Jason Scerri WCK: Full Rules Muaythai Inglewood, California TKO (doc stop/cut) 3 2:18
2009-01-29 Loss England Richard Fenwick WCK Full Rules Muay Thai[32] Highland, California Decision (split) 5 3:00
Fight was for W.B.C. Muaythai International Super-Welterweight title.
2008-06-20 Loss Thailand Yodsaenklai Fairtex WCK: World Championship Muay Thai "Champions of Champions"[33] Montego Bay, Jamaica TKO (doc stop/cut, swollen left eye) 3 3:00
Fight was for Yodsaenklai's W.B.C. Muaythai World Super-Welterweight title.
2008-03-03 Win Germany Denis Scheidmiller SLAMM "Nederland vs Thailand IV" Almere, Netherlands Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2008-01-12 Win China Xu Yan WCK: Full Rules Muaythai[34] Gardena, California TKO (elbow injury) 1 2:43
2007-09-08 Win Belgium Jan van Denderen WBC Muay Thai Presents: World Championship Muay Thai[35] Gardena, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2007-01-11 Win Japan Masaaki Kazuya WCK World Championship Muay Thai, San Manuel Casino[36] Upland, California TKO (kicks to the body) 3 1:07
2006-12-17 Win United States Fernando Calleros Xtream Muay Thai Challenge II[37] Inglewood, California TKO (corner stop/cut) 2 3:00
2006-09-30 Win China Le Feng Chen World Championship Muay Thai: "Ultimate Conquest"[38] Inglewood, California TKO (corner stop/towel) 2 2:54
Retains IMTC Muay Thai Super-Welterweight (155 lb) World title.
2006-07-08 Win Morocco Youssef Akhnikh WCK World Championship Muay Thai: Hot Summer Fights[39] Inglewood, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Retains IKKC Muay Thai World Jr. Middleweight title.
2006-04-01 Win Netherlands Benito Caupain WCK World Championship Muay Thai[40] Upland, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Retains IKKC Muay Thai World Welterweight.
2005-12-17 Win Morocco Fikri Tijarti WCK World Championship Muay Thai[41] Inglewood, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Retains IKKC Muay Thai World Welterweight title.
2005-08-20 Win United States Danny Steele WCK World Championship Muay Thai: Hot Summer Fights[42] Inglewood, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins IKKC Muay Thai World Welterweight title.
2005-05-28 Win Suriname Marco Pique WCK World Championship Muay Thai Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Elimination fight to face Jongsanan Fairtex for his I.K.K.C. Junior Welterweight Muay Thai world title.
2005-02-05 Win France Tarik Benefkih WCK World Championship Muay Thai[43] Las Vegas, Nevada Decision (split) 5 3:00
IKKC Muay Thai World Welterweight title elimination bout.
2004-12-18 Draw Netherlands Chris van Venrooij SuperLeague Netherlands 2004 Uden, Netherlands Decision draw (injury) 1 N/A
2004-10-23 Win Germany Timo Bonfiglio SuperLeague Germany 2004 Oberhausen, Germany KO (head kick) 5 1:00
2004-05-22 Loss England Peter Crooke SuperLeague Switzerland 2004 Winterthur, Switzerland Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2004-01-10 Loss United States Duane Ludwig Ring of Fire 11: Bring it On, Douglas County Event Center[44] Castle Rock, CO Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Fight was for vacant I.S.K.A. Muay Thai Light Middleweight world title -72.5 kg.
2003-12-06 Loss Netherlands Chris van Venrooij SuperLeague Netherlands 2003 Rotterdam, Netherlands Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2003-09-27 Win Sweden Patrick Erickson SuperLeague Germany 2003 Wuppertal, Germany Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2003-08-24 Win United States James Cook Main Event Fights 5 Fresno, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2003-04-27 Win Cuba Eric Castaños Ultimate Muay Thai Challenge, Table Mountain Casino[45] Fresno, California KO (overhand right) 2 0:47 40-3[45]
Retains IMTO Muay Thai World Welterweight title.
2002-11-15 Win United States Craig Buchanan WCK World Championship Muay Thai[45] Victorville, California Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Wins IKKC Muay Thai World Middleweight title.
2002-06-21 Win Mexico Jose Osorio Angel Marroquin Promotions Mexico City, Mexico KO (right hooks) 2 N/A
2002-02-12 Win United States Michael Parker Thai Boxe Showcase Los Angeles, California TKO (push kick to the body) 1 1:12
2001-09-07 Win Thailand Phutawan Buriramphukaofire Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok, Thailand TKO (arm injury) 1 3:00
1999-00-00 Loss Thailand Sangtanong Bangkok, Thailand Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
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

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