LiverKick

Switch to desktop Register Login

LiverKick - LiverKick

Kangwanlek Petyindee Makes Successful Comeback 10 Months After Being Shot

kwanwanlek

Kangwanlek Petyindee returned to action 10 months after being shot in the chest in a late night altercation (read the report I wrote for The Nation newspaper here) on Friday night, defeating Petnakorn Sorlatda Gym at Lumpini Stadium.

At 37 years old Kangwanlek is by far the oldest fighter still competing at the highest level in Thailand and held two different national titles at various times last year.

His career appeared to be over last August as he was hit by a bullet when his friend became embroiled in an argument after visiting a restaurant in Thonburi.

Kangwanlek spend three days in the intensive care unit and several weeks in hospital but a couple of months ago he returned to training and last Friday night was his first fight since the shooting.

He was up against a fighter 16 years younger than him and found himself on the receiving end of some solid kicks in the first two rounds of this bantamweight contest.

In the crucial third and fourth rounds the veteran used all his experience to pull away on the scorecards by landing the more effective kicks and being a little bit busier in the clinch. In round five he boxed intelligently to defend the lead and with about a minute to go Petnakorn conceded defeat.

It was an impressive performance from the 37 year old who showed no real signs of ring rust and will want to be involved in a few more big money fights before he retires.

www.twitter.com/jamesgoyder

Read more...

John Wayne Parr Retires, In A Cage With Big KO Win

Today in Australia, John Wayne Parr fought his last fight, and he went out with a bang, knocking out his opponent with an uppercut in the fourth round.

Parr faced Jordan Tai, the long time K-1 MAX veteran who's tough as nails. The fight took place at the Boonchu Cup Caged Muay Thai Series, and yes, it was caged Muay Thai. The fight took place in an MMA cage, with MMA gloves, but under full Muay Thai rules.

JWP finished Tai in the fourth round with a vicious uppercut. There's no better way to end a legendary career than that, especially since Jordan Tai, to my knowledge, had never even been stopped before.

JWP goes out on his own terms, having done everything that can be accomplished over his long career. He has a successful gym and it seems like a successful promotion now so we wish him all the best in his retirement from fighting.

Read more...

Singdam vs Nong O to Headline Next Big Lumpini Card on July 6th

There have been rumblings about a big Petyindee Promotions card on July 6th for a while and although the card isn't quite as strong at the Kriekrai one earlier this month there will still be plenty of big names on display.

There has been some suggestion that Sam-A Gaiyanghaadao gym would rematch either Petpanomrung Wor Sangprapai or Peneak Sitnumnoi but he is out with a thigh injury so the main event sees Singdam Kiatmuu9 face off with Nong-O Gaiyanghaadao gym again.

This will be the eighth time these two fighters have fought with three wins for Nong O, four for Singdam and one draw. Singdam won the most recent encounter last month but it was a close contentious decision which both sides felt they had done enough to win.

F16's recent run of poor form came to an end when he won the rematch with Yodtuontong Petyindee at Rajadamnern Stadium last month and he will be up against clinch fighting veteran Petboonchu FA Group, who is coming off back to back losses to Saketdao Petpayathai and Nong O.

At just 16 years old Petpanomrung is one of the fastest rising stars in the Muay Thai world and there will be a 2 million Baht side bet on the line when he takes on Pokaew Fonjaengchonburi.

Wanchalerm Ud-donmuang is another teenager making waves and he will be looking back to bounce back from his recent loss to Singdam when he takes on Watcharachai Rachanon.

Pornsaneh Sitmonchai doesn't win as many fights as he used to but he still gets more than his fair share of fight of the night awards and the first bout of the night, between him and Palangtip Nor Sripung, is bound to be entertaining.

There is also a big card in Phattalung the following night which will be headlined by Saketdao vs Peneak.

Petyindee Promotions, Lumpinee Stadium, July 6th

1: Pornsaneh Sitmonchai vs Palangtip Nor Sripung

2: Detsakda Sitsongpeenong vs Rungpet Gaiyanghaadao gym

3: Jaisuu Thor Thepsuthin vs Kwankhao Chor Ratchapatsaduisarn

4: Tingtong Chor Koiyuuhaisuzu vs Yodkunpol Sitmonchai

5: Wanchalerm Ud-donmuang vs Watcharachai Rachanon

6: Petpanomrung Wor Sangprapai vs Pokaew Fonjaengchonburi

7: Petboonchu FA Group vs F16 Rachanon

8: Singdam Kiatmuu9 vs NOng-O Gaiyanghaadao gym

Read more...

Photo of the Day: Buakaw to the Rescue

Buakaw Banchamek/Por. Pramuk (also known as Sombat Banchamek) is in a tough spot right now; unsure of when, if ever, he'll fight Muay Thai again due to his contract situation and suspension in Thailand. This being said, the reports coming out of Thailand are interesting, as there has been talk of him working on jiu-jitsu for a while now (not as serious as you might think, though), and recently his sponsor, Yokkao, has been publicly querying fans to see if Buakaw should go to GLORY or K-1 to fight again. Yes, he is suspended from boxing or thai boxing, but the athletic commission in Thailand, interestingly enough, does not cover Kickboxing or MMA. So if Buakaw does decide to stop fighting muay thai, Kickboxing is still an option for him.

He also has yet to keep a low profile amidst all of the mayhem, as he was recently photographed helping out a biker at a crash scene. Isn't he dreamy? When I first moved to Albuquerque about six years ago, I saw a guy on a motorcycle barrel into the bumper of a SUV, his tire getting stuck under it and him flipping over the handlebars. I promptly pulled my car over and along with the family from the SUV that he hit, help put a blanket underneath him and drag him (carefully) out from the middle of a busy I-25, before I ran back and rolled his [incredibly hot and kind of smashed up] bike to the side of the road. Nobody photographed me when this happened, but then again, I'm not Buakaw. Go figure.

Buakaw

Read more...

Copyright 2010 - 2017 LiverKick.com. All Rights Reserved.

Top Desktop version