Archive for February, 2018

Saensatan, not just your Ordainery Fighter!

February 28th, 2018

Saensatan P.K. Saenchai Muaythai Gym has just ordained as a monk following a really strong couple of years and a  recent big win. Saensatan 2 times WMC World champion and former Lumphinee Champion recently won Thai Fight, awarding him 1 million Baht and a Pick up Truck before heading to partake in the ceremony to be accepted into the monkhood. PTT Petchrungruang fellow Thai Fight team mate also put on the saffron robes last week ...

5 Years on Since the Death of a True Champ

February 27th, 2018

Photo credit: De Telegraaf, Netherlands Today, February the 27th marks 5 years since the death of Muaythai legend Ramon Dekkers. A multiple time Muaythai champion, Dekkers was the most respected foreign Muaythai fighter in Thailand. He was the first non-Thai to be crowned Muaythai boxer of the year in Thailand, and has also received the highest Thai honours. Ramon Dekkers, Dutch Muaythai legend from Breda, passed away due to a heart attack on February 27, 2013 after feeling ...

Schmidt vs Barlow

February 26th, 2018

One of the most exciting fights the year has seen so far was recently announced which will see Yolanda Schmidt from Australia go head to head with Iman Barlow from the UK. All female fight series are growing in popularity in recent times with shows such as Thai fight now promoting female fights alongside all female line ups such as Muaythai Angels which is great news for the sport. Yolanda is an outstanding and well known ...

Elite Fight Club New Look

February 23rd, 2018

Elite Fight Club and Training Centre Global have undergone a total refurnishing to become the leading training and combat centre in Thailand. Cedric Gautier joined forces with Toli Makis in cooperation with the WMC to showcase these world class facilities. Different sections of the gym will include a muaythai gym, top 10 muaythai circuit training, state of the art fitness and weights centre, swimming pool, sauna and steam, Jiu Jitsu training centre and health restaurant. Many celebrities ...

The Punisher Returns to the Ring!

February 21st, 2018

Andy Howson, a man that needs no introduction in the muaythai world will make a return to the ring on April 28th after retiring in 2015.  Also know as 'The Punisher' and 'The Lord of War' he has made a name for himself as one of the most fierce fighters in the 55kg Bantamweight division, never failing to put on a good show. Hailing from the Bad Company gym in Leeds under trainer Richard Smith, Andy ...

Thai Fight Superstar PTT Ordains as Monk

February 20th, 2018

Thai Fight superstar PTT Petchrungruang recently ordained as a monk at Wat Boonganjanaran in Chonburi, Thailand. After winning an Omnoi Stadium title, and the 2016 Isuzu Tournament, he became a household name when he signed with the promotion Thai Fight. Three months is considered a full term in the monastery, but nowadays many young men are opting for shorter ordainments due to economic constraints; PTT is no exception. With his busy fight schedule, he will be ...

R.I.P Ajarn Nen

February 15th, 2018

Sad passing of our beloved Trainer Nen from Lamai Muaythai Gym. The Oldest brother and trainer of Nokweed Davy & Pi dang Davy. His passion and energy around the camp was always welcoming. Will be missed by everyone that you have touched. R.I.P dear friend.

Australia set to Ignite!

February 14th, 2018

Sunday the 18th February in the beautiful city of Perth, Australia will see the return of Ignition Muaythai. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC features both international and homegrown athletes showcasing the best of the best as well as up and coming talent. Featured on the card is Brandon Kingston who will represent Australia at the IFMA World Championships in Mexico in the competitive class at 67kg. Also on the bill is Emmanuel Basiliote who was ...

Yodwicha Does it Again!

February 12th, 2018

Saturday the 10th February in the beautiful city of Guang,an, China saw the Latest edition of Topking World series. The show which was telecast live had a sell out crowd and featured the usual Topking all star line up of international athletes. Yodwicha was on form in his first fight of the Super 4 taking on Gabriel Mazzetti from Peru in what was deemed fight of the evening and a very close fight. Gabriel put on ...

Muaythai Day Results

February 9th, 2018

Wednesday the 7th February saw the annual Muaythai day celebrations, this year at the Sports Authority of Thailand. The event began with a dramatic opening ceremony featuring traditional dance and a Muay Boran performance. The first fight of the evening was an amateur youth bout at 37.28kg between Sangla Numbangkradee from Thailand and Insayad Bin Rumijan from Malaysia. Both young athletes went at it from the first bell showing courage and determination and showcasing amazing talent. After ...

Muaythai Day

February 8th, 2018

Wednesday the 7th February saw the annual Muaythai day celebrations, this year at the Sports Authority of Thailand. The event began with a dramatic opening ceremony featuring traditional dance and a Muay Boran performance. Following this the WMC President General Chetta gave a heartful opening speech on how far muaythai has come, especially over the last 2 years with provisional IOC recognition for IFMA the International federation of Muaythai Amateur. IFMA president Doctor Sakchye lead the Khru ...

Yodsanklai Returns with a Vengeance!

February 7th, 2018

2 times WMC champion and winner of the Emmy nominated TV series Yodsanklai returned to the ring this Saturday the 3rd February going home with a win on points against Enriko Kehl. Yodsanklai took a year off from muaythai in 2016 due to a new a knee injury making a return to the ring at the end of last year coming back with a vengeance. After 4 fights he then had to make the decision to ...

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