Steve Banks (fighter)

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Steve Banks
Born (1981-03-14) March 14, 1981 (age 38)
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight265 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st)
DivisionHeavyweight (MMA)
Heavyweight (Kickboxing)
Reach75.0 in (191 cm)
StyleBoxing, Muay Thai
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout5
By submission1
By knockout3
By submission3
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Steve Banks (born March 14, 1981) is an American Muay Thai former mixed martial artist and current professional kickboxer who competes in the Heavyweight division. Banks is a former WBC Muaythai world champion.[1][2][3][4]


Kickboxing record[edit]

Professional kickboxing record
The accurate record is unknown.
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time
2018-02-26 Loss Belgium Yassine Boughanem Rajadamnern Stadium Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
Lost the WBC Muaythai World Super Heavywheight Championship +104.50 kg.
2017-09-22 Loss England Daniel Sam Phoenix 3 London England TKO (Referee Stoppage/Right Cross) 3 1:00
2017-02-26 Loss China Ye Xiang Kunlun Fight 57 Sanya, China TKO (Punches) 1
2017-02-23 Win Thailand Benz RSM Best of Siam & Rajadamnern Stadium Bangkok, Thailand KO (Elbow) 3
Wins the WBC Muaythai World Super Heavywheight Championship +104.50 kg.[5]
2016-12-10 Win China Asihati Kunlun Fight 55 China KO 1
2016-12-02 Win United Kingdom Liam McKendry Bangla Boxing Stadium Thailand KO (Right hook) 2
Wins Bangla Boxing Stadium Championship.
2016-08-28 Loss Belgium Yassine Boughanem Super Muaythai, Final Bangkok, Thailand KO 1
For The Super Muaythai Heavyweight Tournament Title.
2016-08-28 Win Kazakhstan Nikolay Gussev Super Muaythai, Semi Finals Bangkok, Thailand Decision 3 3:00
2016-07 Win Iran Akbar Karmi Super Muaythai China TKO (Exhaustion) 2
2016-06-04 Loss Croatia Mladen Brestovac FFC 24: Villefort vs Rela Daytona Beach, Florida, USA TKO (High Kick) 2 2:42
For The FFC Heavyweight Title.
2016-03-25 NC China Asihati Kunlun Fight 40 Tongling, China No Contest (Ashihati groin strike to Banks)
2016-03-22 Loss Australia Faisal Zakaria Super Muaythai China Decision 3 3:00
2016-01-09 Win China Zou Litao Kunlun Fight 36 Shanghai, China KO 2
2015-10-31 Loss China Xiu Pengcheng Kunlun Fight 33 Changde, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2015-09-04 Win China Asihati Topking World Series 5 & Kunlun Fight 30 Zhoukou, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2015-03-17 Loss Belarus Andrey Gerasimchuk Kunlun Fight 21, Quarter Finals Sanya, China KO
2015-01-03 Win Russia Anatoly Yakoviev Kunlun Fight 15: The World MAX Return, Final 16 Nanjing, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
2014-05-01 Win United States Carter Williams WCK Muay Thai: Beauty and the Beast, Semi Finals Lemoore, California, USA Decision (split) 3 3:00
2013-06-14 Loss United States James Wilson Road 2 GLORY USA Tulsa, Quarter Finals Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA TKO 1
2012-10-20 Loss Czech Republic Roman Kleibl Superkombat World Grand Prix IV 2012, Semi Finals Arad, Romania TKO (leg kicks) 3
2012-02-25 Loss Australia Paul Slowinski Knees of Fury 36 Mile End, South Australia TKO (Leg Kicks) 3
2011-09-16 Loss Australia Paul Slowinski Knees of Fury 34 Mile End, South Australia KO (Body Hook) 3
2010-12-19 Win Brazil Eduardo Maiorino WCK Muay Thai[6] Haikou, China TKO (Elbows) 2
Wins vacant WBC Muaythai Super Heavyweight Intercontinental title.
2010-08-28 Win United States Rick Cheek WCK Muay Thai Primm, Nevada, USA KO (knees) 2 2:52
Wins WBC Muaythai United States Super Heavyweight (+104.5 kg/230 lb) Championship.
2009-03 Win China Hero Legends Beijing, China Decision 3 3:00

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 3–1 Bobby Favors Submission (Punches) Southern Fight League - G-Vegas Throwdown December 7, 2008 1 0:44 North Carolina, United States, United States
Loss 2–1 Dan Christison Submission (Omoplata) Intimidation Cage Fighting - Redemption November 22, 2008 1 4:29 Florence, Kentucky, United States
Win 2–0 Jeremy Stevens TKO (punches) CFP - The Carolina Crown October 11, 2008 1 1:49 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Win 1–0 J.A. Dudley TKO (punches) BATS - Battle at the Sun August 3, 2008 2 0:22 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States


  1. ^ "Meet the American "Kung Fu Panda" Fighting for a Muay Thai Title in Thailand - VICE Sports". Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "::WBC MUAYTHAI (OFFICIAL SITE)::". Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  3. ^ Walsh, Dave. "LiverKick - Steven Banks on His Time in Kunlun Fight and How Phuket Top Team Transformed Him as a Fighter". Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Steven Banks – Honored to Fight". 15 July 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  5. ^ Best Of Siam 10 - Direct et résultats(in French)
  6. ^ "Results for WCK Muay Thai China Day 1 - Muay Thai Authority". 18 December 2010.

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