Malaipet @ Battle in the Desert
vs Michael Mananquil.
December 21, 1981
|Other names||The Diamond|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)|
|Reach||69 in (180 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Fresno, California, U.S.|
Muay Thai Academy USA
|Mixed martial arts record|
|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
Malaipet started practicing Muay Thai at the age of 8. 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. Malaipet is also featured in the 2011 video game Supremacy MMA. He is the older cousin of Rungravee Sasiprapa and Buakaw Banchamek.
He defeated Sean Kearney via unanimous decision at Push Kick: World Stand Off in Pomona, California, USA on March 2, 2013.
Malaipet was set to fight Hakeem Dawodu at Lion Fight 10 in Las Vegas on July 26, 2013 but Dawodu pulled out of the bout just two days before for undisclosed reasons and was replaced by Sean Kearney. Malaipet scored a knockdown with an elbow from the clinch in round two and won by majority decision.
- Former Rajadamnern Stadium Champion
- International WBC Muay Thai Welterweight Champion (one time)
- WBC Muaythai United States Welterweight (-66.6 kg/147 lb) Championship (one time, current)
- IKBA World Champion
- IKKC USA Champion
- IMTO USA Champion
- IMTO World Champion
- IKKC World Champion
146 Wins, 31 Losses, 6 Draws
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|7 matches||3 wins||4 losses|
|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|
- 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)
- Rungravee Sasiprapa Eats Broken Glass for Breakfast the Day of the Fight
- Lion Fight 8 Full Fight Card, Tickets On Sale December 14
- Lion Fight 8 Live Results
- American Chike Lindsay defeats Somluck Kamsing at Push Kick Promotions "World Stand Off"
- Malaipet Sasiprapa vs. Hakeem Dawodu added to Lion Fight 10 Archived 2014-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Sean Kearney replaces Hakeem Dawodu, now faces Malaipet on short notice at Lion Fight 10 Archived 2014-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Lion Fight 10 Results
- Lion Fight 10 Results and Recap Archived 2015-06-10 at the Wayback Machine.
- Lion Fight 10 Full Results: Yodsanklai, Embree Victorious
- Malaipet Sasiprapa vs. Caio Uruguai expected for Lion Fight 11 Archived 2013-08-25 at the Wayback Machine.
- Lion Fight 11 Results: Cyborg Crushes, Yamato and Ross Wow, Nampon Blahs.
- 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.
- 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.
- Lion Fight 12 Results and Highlights
- Lion Fight 12 Results and Recap: Fabio Pinca out points Malaipet Archived 2013-11-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Lion Fight 14 Live Results
- Lion Fight 14 Results and Recap Archived 2014-04-07 at the Wayback Machine.
- Lion Fight 17 Full Fight Card
- Fight card set for Lion Fight 17 Archived 2014-07-23 at the Wayback Machine.
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- "Tuff Muay Thai Results 7-18-2010". www.muaythaiauthority.com. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
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