Lumpini Kriekrai, June 10, Results, from Petyindee Promotions at Lumpini Stadium
1: Kangwanlek Petyindee vs Petchpanomrung Sor Tamransee
2: The-lek Wor Sangprapai vs Julong Ekbangsai for vacant Thailand Light-flyweight title
3: Panpet Chor Na Phattalung vs Sittisak Chengsimiew gym for Panpet’s Thailand Super-featherweight title
4: Singdam Kiatmuu9 vs Petboonchu FA Group for vacant WMC Lightweight title
5: Sagetdao Petpayathai 133 vs Saenchai Sinbi Muaythai 131 for Sagetdao’s Lumpini Lightweight title
6: Sam-A Gaiyanghaadao gym vs Thong PuiD9D for Sam-A’s Lumpini Super-bantamweight title
7: Nong-O Gaiyanghaadao gym vs Kongsak Sitboonmee for Nong-O’s Lumpini Super-featherweight title
Brent did a good job profiling this event and outlining how absolutely gigantic a show it is. This event consisted almost entirely of championship fights, and all the names on the card are either established fighters or exciting up and comers, like Thelek. Also note, Sam-A and Nong-O have not changed gyms. Gaiyangadao is the name of a sponsor.
Kangwanlek is a big name and something of an anomaly. He is in his thirties and competing still in the top ranks with some success.
Thelek is a young fighter known for his outstanding workrate. This was a rematch, with him having beaten Julong before.
Singdam's been posting strong performances since before winning the Sports Writer's Fighter of the Year award in 2002. That is amazing longevity for this sport. He has been slowing lately, however.Petboonchu should need no introduction, as he has fought Saenchai in a few high profile bouts. His power-clinching style has brought him a lot of success in the top ranks, and he has been moving up in weight.
Sagetdao and Saenchai have fought before multiple times. Sagetdao and Petboonchu actually fought Saenchai together in 2009, with Sagetdao fighting rounds 1-3 and Petboonchu rounds 4-5. Saenchai took that fight, though he lost to Sagetdao some time afterward. Sagetdao took it again this time, on points.
Sam-A is a consistent, classy performer. Against Tong, he did not have to worry about competing against a larger opponent. Historically, he has struggled with larger opponents because of his patient, technical style, but it served him well recently against the larger, and favored, Kongsak. That fight went to a draw, which was something of an upset decision, considering Kongsak is on a 9 fight win streak.
Nong-O, after posting a very strong 2010, when he won Lumpini's Fighter of the Year, has not had much luck this year. This was an interesting bout, as Nong-O is a large, powerful kicker who fights well in orthodox and southpaw. Kongsak is just proving very hard to beat, however. He has wonderful timing and conservation of motion in his bouts. Even though Nong-O has been on the losing end of some decisions, he has consistently looked good in his bouts. Keep in mind he has been around about as long as Singdam, too.