January 22, 1996
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
|Other names||Thai Terminator|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st) |
77 kg (170 lb; 12.1 st)
|Division|| Welterweight |
|Fighting out of||Bangkok, Thailand|
|Trainer||Anuaysil Bunphengsri "Monlit Sitphodaeng", Jakkrit Fairtex, Tong Sitsongpeenong|
last updated on: June 16, 2017
Thongchai Sitsongpeenong (Thai: ธงชัยศิษย์สองพี่น้อง, Thai pronunciation: [tʰōŋ.tɕʰchāj sìtsɔ̌ːŋpʰîːnɔ́ːŋ] ; born January 22, 1996) is a Thai Muay Thai kickboxer. As of June 2016, he is ranked #9 at Rajadamnern Stadium at 160 lbs and #10 by World Boxing Council Muaythai at 160 lbs.
Thai, Central Thai, is the sole official and national language of Thailand and the first language of the Central Thai people and vast majority of Thai Chinese. It is a member of the Tai group of the Kra–Dai language family. Over half of Thai vocabulary is derived from or borrowed from Pali, Sanskrit, Mon and Old Khmer. It is a tonal and analytic language, similar to Chinese and Vietnamese.
Muay Thai or literally Thai boxing is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This discipline is known as the "art of eight limbs" as it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, and shins. Muay Thai became widespread internationally in the late 20th to 21st century, when westernized practitioners from Thailand began competing in kickboxing, mixed rules matches, as well as matches under Muay Thai rules around the world. The professional league is governed by The Professional Boxing Association of Thailand (P.A.T) sanctioned by The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), and World Professional Muaythai Federation (WMF) overseas.
World Boxing Council Muaythai is commissioned under the jurisdiction of the World Boxing Council (WBC) as a non-profit organization to regulate, control and supervise professional Muay Thai events worldwide. The organization also adheres to the standard rules and regulations for all Muay Thai competition as approved by the Board of Boxing Sport Sports Authority of Thailand. WBC Muaythai has its own constitution, rules, and regulations, aiming to promote the sport and foster Muay Thai championships in all weight divisions.
Thongchai Sitsongpeenong was born as Saranon Glompan in Nakhon Ratchasima in the northerneastern (Isan) region of Thailand on January 22, 1996. He had his first fight at the age of 11 in 2007.
Nakhon Ratchasima is one of the four major cities of Isan, Thailand, known as the "big four of Isan". The city is commonly known as Korat, a shortened form of its name. It is the governmental seat of the Nakhon Ratchasima Province and Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District. Nakhon Ratchasima is the heart of the Nakhon Ratchasima metropolitan area.
Isan consists of 20 provinces in the northeastern region of Thailand. Isan is Thailand's largest region, located on the Khorat Plateau, bordered by the Mekong River to the north and east, by Cambodia to the southeast and the Sankamphaeng Range south of Nakhon Ratchasima. To the west it is separated from northern and central Thailand by the Phetchabun Mountains.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces. At 513,120 km2 (198,120 sq mi) and over 68 million people, Thailand is the world's 50th largest country by total area and the 21st-most-populous country. The capital and largest city is Bangkok, a special administrative area. Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. Although nominally a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, the most recent coup in 2014 established a de facto military dictatorship.
On June 7, 2013, Thongchai won the vacant Lumpinee Stadium title in the welterweight division (147 lbs). His first fight outside of Thailand was on November 23, 2013, in Macau, China, against Eleha Nohi at 70 kg. Thongchai won after a three-round decision. His second fight outside of Thailand was on December 13, 2013, in Russia against Khayal Dzaniev. Dzaniev is one of the few fighters who have beaten Buakaw Banchamek, which happened in the TopKing World Series Semifinal Tournament. Thongchai defeated Dzaniev via technical knock out in the third round and won the WMC Intercontintental Super Welterweight Championship title at 154 lb.
Lumpinee Boxing Stadium is a sporting arena located in Bangkok, Thailand. Opened more than a decade later than Rajadamnern Stadium, the Lumpinee is run by Royal Thai Army on behalf of Thai Government. It has become the symbol of modern Muay Thai. Only Rajadamnern Stadium rivals the prestige of holding the title of "Muay Thai Champion of Lumpinee". The ranking system and championship titles are held from mini flyweight (105 lb) up to super welterweight (154 lb).
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Thongchai lost in a highly controversial bout against Tobby Smith on January 3, 2014. It has been argued that he won rounds one and two, and it being a three-round fight, he should have won the bout. [ citation needed ] Thongchai went on to fight at the IFMA World Championships tournament in Malaysia from May 4–9, 2014. He won gold in the 71 kg division. Thongchai next fought Vong Noy in Cambodia, winning by second-round knock out on August 3, 2014.His next international fight was in France on February 8, 2014. He won against Fabio Pinca after five rounds. He broke Pinca's arm, causing Pinca to not be able to fight for 15 months.
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Thongchai then fought for Top King World Series. On November 15, 2014, he fought for in Paris, France, winning a three-round decision against Samy Sana.In 2015, he fought three more times in the Top King World Series. On July 28, he won via first round knock out against Collin Law. On September 4, he won via first round knock out against Aydin Tuncay. On October 17, he won via third round technical knock out against Adrien Rubis.
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137 Wins (17 (T)KO's), 39 Losses, 0 Draws
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