Response to Ken Hissner, Finest Thai Professional Boxers

Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Actual Fight Media Boxing Correspondent

In response to my comrade in boxing, Ken Hissner of Seconds Out, this reporter proposes his record of the very best skilled boxers to return out of Thailand. No information are padded on this record per se. Somewhat, the record is supposed to highlights a number of the finest Thai boxers within the fashionable period. A few of these boxers are legitimately nice. Most of the nice Thai boxers had been additionally practitioners of Muay Thai, truly the predecessors the trendy Thai MMA and professional boxing Hybrid. From Kimbo Slice to Conor McGregor to Anderson Silva, MMA fighters have additionally boxed in each worlds.

Quantity One: Samart Payakaroon, 21-2 with 12 knockouts, Pattaya, Thailand. A southpaw tremendous bantamweight from 1982 to 1994, Payakaroon defeated lupe Pintor and Juan Meza in WBC World Tremendous Bantamweight title bout, however misplaced his WBC belt to Australia’s Jeff Fenech. After seven comeback wins, Payakaroon was unsuccessful in a bid to win the WBA WOlrd Featherweight title from Eloy Rojas of Venezuela.

Southpaw tremendous flyweight Khaosai Galaxy, 47-1 with 41 knockouts, Bangkok, Thailand, fought between 1980 and 1991, profitable 20 consecutive WBA World Tremendous Flyweight title bouts. Given, this division remains to be not of nice significance and curiosity.

Pone Kingpetch, 28-7 with 9 knockouts, Hua Hin, Thailand, fought at flyweight between 1954 and 1966, figured into 9 world flyweight title bouts, profitable six and shedding three.

Saensak Muangsurin, Bangkok, Thailand, preventing between 1974 and 1981, received the WBC World Tremendous Light-weight title in his third skilled bout! Muangsurin figured into 10 consecutive WBC world tremendous light-weight title bouts, profitable 10 and shedding two. Ultimate file 16-6 with eleven knockouts.

Different former world champions from Thailand deserving respect embrace Chartchai Chionoi, Burlek Chawanchay, Venice Borkhorsor, Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh, Payao Poontarat, Sot Chitalada, Sirimongkol Singwangcha, Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai, Eagle Kyowa, and Samat Sitnarukorn. The perfect Thai boxers at the moment are Panya Pradabsri, Wisaksil Wangek, and Chayaphon Moonsri. Most Thai boxers come from an MMA / Muay Thai background, versus newbie boxing, by advantage of tradition and geographic location.




Robert Brizel - Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert Brizel – Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert is the Head Boxing Correspondent for Actual Fight Media Boxing since 2013. Robert can also be a photographer and ringside reporter for the RCM Tri State area which incorporates NJ, NY and PA. Robert conducts unique interviews, gives historic boxing articles and gives editorial ringside protection of main boxing occasions. You may contact or observe Robert on Fb and by e mail at [email protected].

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