Pone Kingpetch

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Pone Kingpetch
โผน กิ่งเพชร
Pone-Kingpetch.jpg
Statue of Pone Kingpetch at Pone Kingpetch park in Hua Hin
Born Mana Sridokbuab
(1935-02-12)February 12, 1935
Hua Hin, Thailand
Died March 31, 1982(1982-03-31) (aged 47)
Bangkok, Thailand
Native name โผน กิ่งเพชร
Nationality Thailand Thailand
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb; 8.0 st)
Stance Orthodox
Trainer Al Silvani
Years active 1954–1966
Professional boxing record
Total 35
Wins 28
By knockout 9
Losses 7
By knockout 3
Draws 0
Other information
Boxing record from BoxRec

Pone Kingpetch (Thai: โผน กิ่งเพชร; rtgsPhon Kingphet), also known as Mana Seedokbuab (Thai: มานะ สีดอกบวบ; rtgsMana Si-dokbuap) (born in Hua Hin on February 12, 1935 – died in Bangkok on March 31, 1982) was a professional Thai boxer and three time world flyweight champion.

Professional boxing career[edit]

He became Thailand's first world boxing champion on April 16, 1960 when he defeated Pascual Pérez of Argentina at Lumphini Boxing Stadium in Bangkok for the world flyweight championship. He later lost the title to Fighting Harada of Japan on October 10, 1962. Pone Kingpetch regained the world championship after defeating Harada on January 12, 1963 before losing it to Hiroyuki Ebihara. He won the title for the last time when he defeated Ebihara on January 23, 1964 before losing the flyweight championship to Salvatore Burruni.[1] Kingpetch retired in 1966 and died on March 31, 1982 at the age of 47.

Notable bouts[edit]

Result Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes[2]
Loss Italy Salvatore Burruni UD 15 1965-04-23 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio Lost WBA, WBC and Lineal Flyweight Titles
Win Japan Hiroyuki Ebihara SD 15 1964-01-23 Thailand Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok Won WBA, WBC and Lineal Flyweight Titles
Loss Japan Hiroyuki Ebihara KO 1 (15) 1963-09-18 Japan Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Tokyo Lost WBA and Lineal Flyweight Titles
For WBC Flyweight Title
Win Japan Fighting Harada MD 15 1963-01-12 Thailand National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok Won WBA and Lineal Flyweight Titles
Loss Japan Fighting Harada KO 11 (15) 1962-10-10 Japan Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo Lost WBA and Lineal Flyweight Titles
Win Argentina Pascual Pérez TKO 8 (15) 1960-09-22 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Retained World Flyweight Title
Win Argentina Pascual Pérez SD 15 1960-04-16 Thailand Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok Won World Flyweight Title

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pone Kingpetch - Lineal Flyweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia. 
  2. ^ Pone Kingpetch's Professional Boxing Record. BoxRec.com. Retrieved on 2014-05-18.

External links[edit]

Achievements
Preceded by
Pascual Perez
Lineal Flyweight Champion
16 Apr 1960 – 10 Oct 1962
Succeeded by
Fighting Harada
The Ring Flyweight Champion
16 Apr 1960 – 10 Oct 1962
Preceded by
Fighting Harada
WBA World Flyweight Champion
12 Jan 1963 – 18 Sep 1963
Succeeded by
Hiroyuki Ebihara
Lineal Flyweight Champion
12 Jan 1963 – 18 Sep 1963
The Ring Flyweight Champion
12 Jan 1963 – 18 Sep 1963
Preceded by
Hiroyuki Ebihara
WBC Flyweight Champion
23 Jan 1964 – 23 Apr 1965
Succeeded by
Salvatore Burruni
WBA Flyweight Champion
23 Jan 1964 – 23 Apr 1965
Lineal Flyweight Champion
23 Jan 1964 – 23 Apr 1965
The Ring Flyweight Champion
23 Jan 1964 – 23 Apr 1965