Rambaa Somdet

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Rambaa Somdet
Born (1974-08-30) August 30, 1974 (age 42)[1]
Pattaya, Thailand
Other names M-16
Residence Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Thai
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
Weight 121 lb (55 kg; 8.6 st)
Division Strawweight
Flyweight
Style Muay Thai
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Tokyo, Japan
Team M-16 Gym
Years active 1998-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 16
Wins 13
By knockout 2
By submission 1
By decision 10
Losses 3
By decision 3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Rambaa Somdet (born August 30, 1974) is a Thai mixed martial artist and former thaiboxer who has fought for K-1, Shooto, DEEP and Palace Fighting Championship. He competes in the flyweight and strawweight divisions. Somdet is a former Shooto Flyweight Champion.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Somdet defeated Noboru Tahara in a rematch to become the first Shooto Flyweight Champion (Shooto's Flyweight division is fought at 114 lbs.) on November 23, 2009 in Tokyo. He was scheduled to defend his title against Junji Ito at "Shootor's Legacy 2" on March 12, 2011,[2] however the bout has been pushed back to April 29, 2011.[3]

On April 16, 2011, Shooto announced Somdet was vacating his title due to a partially torn left biceps.[4]

Fight record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 13–3 Masayoshi Kato Decision (unanimous) Shooto - Torao 15: Direction of the Cage June 21, 2015 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 12–3 Cristiano Pitpitunge Decision (split) PXC: Pacific Xtreme Combat 46 November 15, 2014 3 5:00 Manila, Philippines
Win 12–2 Kenichi Sawada Decision (unanimous) Grabaka Live! 3 October 27, 2013 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 11–2 Rabin Catalan Submission (rear-naked choke) PXC - Pacific Xtreme Combat 38 August 9, 2013 1 3:20 Mangilao, Guam
Win 10–2 Takuya Eizumi Decision (unanimous) Grabaka Live 2 October 27, 2012 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–2 Ryota Uozumi Decision (unanimous) Grabaka Live - 1st Cage Attack October 15, 2011 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–2 Hiroyuki Abe TKO (doctor stoppage) Shooto: The Way of Shooto 4: Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon July 19, 2010 1 4:31 Tokyo, Japan Defends Shooto Flyweight Championship
Win 7–2 Noboru Tahara Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Revolutionary Exchanges 3 November 23, 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Wins Shooto Flyweight Championship
Win 6–2 Ulysses Gomez Decision (unanimous) PFC 11: All In November 20, 2008 3 3:00 Lemoore, California, USA
Win 5–2 Noboru Tahara Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Shooto Tradition 3 September 28, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 4–2 Masaaki Sugawara TKO (doctor stoppage) Shooto: Back To Our Roots 6 November 8, 2007 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3–2 Takehiro Harusaki Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Battle Mix Tokyo 4 July 20, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2–2 Takeyasu Hirono Decision (unanimous) Deep - 7th Impact December 8, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–2 Darren Uyenoyama Decision (unanimous) Deep - 5th Impact June 9, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–1 Mitsuhisa Sunabe Decision (majority) Deep - 4th Impact March 30, 2002 3 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Win 1–0 Takumi Yano Decision (unanimous) Deep - 3rd Impact December 23, 2001 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan

Grappling record[edit]

1 Fights 0 wins 1 Loss
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time
2002-09-25 Loss Japan Tomohiro Hashi "Shooto Gig East 11" Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan Points (0-9) 2 5:00

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

K-1 record[edit]

The accurate record is unknown
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time
2001-02-16 Win France Philip de Silva AJKF "Be Wild" Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan KO (head kick) 1 2:00
2000-11-01 Win Japan Susumu Daiquji K-1 J-MAX 2000 Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
1999-05-14 Win Japan Genki Yamaguchi MAJKF "The 2nd Kajiwara Ikki Cup'99 Kick Guts" Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
1998-12-26 Win Japan Rabbit Seki MAJKF Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan KO (knees) 1 2:46
1998-11-14 Win Japan Joe Tsuchiya "Ground Zero Tokyo" KO (right hook) 1 2:59

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

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