Buakaw Banchamek – Wikipedia

Thai kickboxer
Sombat Banchamek ( Thai : สมบัติ บัญชาเมฆ, born May 8, 1982 ) a.k.a. Buakaw Banchamek ( Thai : บัวขาว บัญชาเมฆ, Buakaw meaning “ white lotus ” ) is a martial artist from Thailand of ethnic Kuy lineage, who once [ 1 ] fought out of Por. Pramuk Gym, in Bangkok, Thailand, under the ring mention Buakaw Por. Pramuk ( Thai : บัวขาว ป.ประมุข ). He competes in the sports of kickboxing and muay thai. He is a former two-time Omnoi Stadium champion, Lumpinee Stadium Toyota Marathon champion, former # 1-ranked combatant in Lumpinee Stadium, Thailand Featherweight champion, two-time K-1 World MAX champion and 2011 & 2012 Thai Fight tournament champion. Buakaw besides briefly played professional football as a forward in the Regional League Division 2 for RBAC F.C.

additionally, he has besides embarked on an act career, starring in 2010 ‘s Yamada : The Samurai of Ayothaya and 2017 ‘s Thong Dee Fun Khao after University graduate. Buakaw is regarded as one of the best kickboxers that Thailand has always produced .

Biography and career [edit ]

early career [edit ]

Born as Sombat Banchamek ( Thai : สมบัติ บัญชาเมฆ ) in Surin, [ 1 ] Thailand, Buakaw started his fighting career at the age of eight in his home plate state of Surin in the northeastern Thailand. He moved to Chachoengsao when he was 15 and trained with the Por. Pramuk Gym. [ 2 ] His first fight name was Damtamin Kiat-anan. Buakaw has collected respective belts to his name fighting in Bangkok. The Omnoi Stadium featherweight title was his first swath. After that, he would go on to take the featherweight champion of Thailand entitle. Buakaw then proceeded to win another Omnoi Stadium title belt, this prison term in the lightweight part. In December 2002, Buakaw won the Toyota Marathon 140 pound. tournament at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, beating the highly involve Satoshi Kobayashi of Japan in the finals .
In July 2004, Buakaw became the K-1 MAX World champion beating John Wayne Parr, Takayuki Kohiruimaki and previous ace Masato in the finals. [ 3 ] In 2005, he about repeated his run for tournament champion but lost the extra turn in a controversial decision to Dutch shoot-boxer Andy Souwer in the finals. [ 4 ] In the 2006 K-1 MAX World Grand Prix, Buakaw again faced Andy Souwer in the finals but this meter defeated Souwer by TKO with a flurry of punches ; thereby winning his moment K-1 World MAX title and becoming the first man to win such championship twice. [ 5 ] Buakaw lost to Masato by solid decision at the K-1 World MAX 2007 quarterfinals. Despite Buakaw being able to land poisonous branch kicks throughout the match, Masato scored a knockdown in the beginning beat and continued to land numerous punch combinations throughout the contend which earned him a solid decisiveness victory. [ 6 ] In 2010, Buakaw co-starred in the martial arts movie Yamada: The Samurai of Ayothaya based on the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a japanese adventurer who gained considerable influence in Thailand at the begin of the seventeenth century and became the governor of the Nakhon Si Thammarat state in southern Thailand. [ 7 ] Although Buakaw was a semi-finalist of the K-1 World MAX 2009 Final Buakaw did not compete in the K-1 World MAX 2010 in Seoul World Championship Tournament Final 16 because he was displeased with the K-1 official ‘s bias decision. rather he entered the Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2010 along with the former three meter tournament champion Andy Souwer. however Toby Imada defeated Souwer in the trailer truck finals to face Buakaw in the final. Buakaw defeated Imada via TKO in the second polish to become the new 2010 Shoot Boxing S-Cup World supporter. [ 8 ]

Thai Fight [edit ]

In 2011, Buakaw had seven fights ; four of which ended by means of stop. In the semi-finals of the 2011 Thai Fight 70 kilogram tournament, he won by KO in the 3rd round via elbow against Mickael Piscitello. On December 18, 2011, he fought Frank Giorgi for the 2011 Thai Fight 70 kilogram Tournament Title and won by solid decision. In the lapp year, Buakaw was signed as a sponsor fighter by Yokkao founder, Phillip Villa. [ 9 ] He led the Muay Thai Combat Fan Expo to showcase the fun in Rimini, Italy with Saenchai, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee, Dzhabar Askerov and many others. [ 10 ]

Leaving Por. Pramuk, retirement and rejoinder [edit ]

Buakaw, December 2012 On January 21, 2012, Buakaw headlined Yokkao Extreme 2012 in Milan Italy in movement of 12,000 attendees. He defeated Dzhabar Askerov by points in the independent event. [ 11 ] On March 1, 2012, he was notably absent from his discipline camp. [ 12 ] [ 13 ] On March 12, he appeared on a Thai television receiver talk picture to apologize to the fans and explain his disappearance, stating that he had recurring problems in Por. Pramuk Gym since 2009 and felt insulted by the behavior of the management there. [ 14 ] He had been scheduled to visit Japan with the Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for an exhibition match but it was canceled in favor of another competitiveness. As a resultant role of the complication, he decided to part ways with the gymnasium. He said “ I can stand rugged train, but not poor treatment. It is about the mind, not the soundbox, ”. [ 15 ] On March 17, 2012, Buakaw ‘s patron Yokkao Boxing announced that he would return to training. It was at this prison term that they began referring to him as Buakaw Banchamek. [ 16 ] He had resumed educate at the “ newly-built ” Banchamek gymnasium ( named after him ), [ 1 ] as of March 22, 2012. He was scheduled to fight Mickael Cornubet [ 17 ] at ThaiFight on April 17, 2012. [ 1 ] On March 30, 2012, Buakaw was prevented from fighting at Thai Fight in April 2012, until he filed a complaint with the Sports Authority of Thailand proving his claims of unfair treatment by Por. Pramuk. [ 18 ] On April 4, he said that his crusade name for the contend late that calendar month would be “ Buakaw ”, and that he “ may not use the name of the box camp Por. Pramuk. ” [ 17 ] Buakaw ‘s first base battle after leaving Por Pramuk Gym was a success. He knocked out Rustem Zaripov at 2:45 of the 2nd attack with accurate punches. On May 31, 2012, Buakaw told the urge that he wanted to end the quarrel between him and Por. Pramuk Gym. [ 19 ] For a time, Buakaw was seen in jujutsu, judo, and wrestle classes. An MMA career would have allowed Buakaw to fight without breaching his sign with the Por. Pramuk boxing camp. Nevertheless, Buakaw returned to the resound on August 17, 2012, when he defeated Abdoul Toure by way of TKO in round 2. [ 20 ] Buakaw tick Mauro Serra via TKO in the quarter-finals of the 2012 Thai Fight 70 kilogram tournament at Thai Fight 2012 : King of Muay Thai in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 23, 2012. [ 21 ] [ 22 ] [ 23 ] [ 24 ] He then defeated Tomoyuki Nishikawa by consentaneous decision in the tournament semi-finals in Nakhon Ratchasima on November 25, 2012. [ 25 ] [ 26 ] He fought Vitaly Gurkov in the final on December 16, 2012, and won the Thai Fight tournament via decision. [ 27 ] [ 28 ] On March 27, 2013, Buakaw faced his acquaintance and teammate Harlee Avison in a staged exhibition match, which was free to the public, at the brand modern Beeline Arena in Cambodia. On May 6, 2013, Buakaw again went off script to KO Malik Watson in round two in an exhibition match at MAX Muay Thai 1 in Surin, Thailand. [ 29 ]

Buakaw made his render to legitimate fighting with a decisiveness win over Dong Wen Fei in a three-round kickboxing match at MAX Muay Thai 3 in China on August 10, 2013. [ 30 ] [ 31 ] [ 32 ] [ 33 ] He re-signed with K-1 in August 2013 [ 34 ] [ 35 ] and returned with a foremost rung body shoot KO of David Calvo at the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 16 in Mallorca, Spain on September 14, 2013. [ 36 ] [ 37 ] [ 38 ] [ 39 ] In their fourth meeting, Buakaw bested Yoshihiro Sato on points at MAX Muay Thai 4 in Sendai, Japan on October 6, 2013. [ 40 ] [ 41 ] [ 42 ] [ 43 ] [ 44 ] He beat Enriko Kehl by decision at MAX Muay Thai 5 : The Final chapter in Khon Kaen, Thailand on December 10, 2013. [ 45 ] [ 46 ] Buakaw defeated Zhou Zhi Peng on points after an extension round off at the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Quarter Finals – part 1 in Foshan, China on December 28, 2013. Zhou attempted to turn the contend into a brawl, and despite Buakaw doing enough to win the decisiveness, the judges sent it to an excess cycle in which Buakaw suffered a cut from a forefront butt. In malice of this, Buakaw was able to establish dominance to take the fight and progress in the tournament. [ 47 ] [ 48 ] At the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 4 in Baku, Azerbaijan, on February 23, 2014, he beat Lee Sung-Hyun by consentaneous decision in the semi-finals. [ 49 ] [ 50 ] Buakaw beat Victor Nagbe via solid decision at Combat Banchamek in Surin, Thailand, on April 14, 2014. [ 51 ] He knocked out Adaylton Parreira De Freitas in circle two at Muay Thai in Macau on June 6, 2014. [ 52 ] Buakaw was scheduled to fight Fabio Pinca for the vacant WMC World Junior Middleweight ( -69.9 kg/154 pound ) championship at Monte Carlo Fighting Masters 2014 in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on June 14, 2014. [ 53 ] [ 54 ] however, Pinca was injured in a bout with Thongchai Sitsongpeenong in February and was replaced by Djime Coulibaly. Buakaw defeated Coulibaly via solid decision to take the swath. [ 55 ] [ 56 ] Buakaw was initially set to rematch Enriko Kehl in the K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final in Pattaya, Thailand, on 26 July 2014. [ 57 ] however, the event was postponed due to the 2014 Thai coup d’etat d’état. [ 58 ] On 12 October 2014 he lost to Kehl by forfeit in the K-1 World Max Final event in Pattaya. [ 59 ] Buakaw lost the TopKing World Series Semifinal Tournament ( TK4 ) against russian champion Khayal Dzhaniev in a controversial decision. [ 60 ] many Muay Thai journalists have stated that Buakaw should have won the peer. [ citation needed ] Buakaw besides suffered from bass cuts in his head inflicted by Khayal ‘s elbows while Khayal suffered broken rib. Khayal was belated hospitalized upon being forced to forfeit the final examination match that same night. [ 61 ]

Kunlun Fight 2017 [edit ]

Buakaw Banchamek in 2016 Buakaw fought chinese champion Kong Lingfeng in the main event at Kunlun Fight 62 on June 10, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. [ 62 ] He won the crusade by decision. [ 63 ] Buakaw was expected to headline the debut of Kunlun Fight in France on November 11 in Paris. [ 64 ] The event did n’t happen and Buakaw fight in China at Kunlun Fight 67 where he knocked out Dutch Maroun Toutouh in the second round with punches. [ 65 ] [ 66 ]

All Star Fight [edit ]

Buakaw defeated french Azize Hlali by knockout in the first round in the headline bout at All Star Fight on August 20, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. [ 67 ] On September 30 Buakaw scored the decision against Sergey Kuliaba of Ukraine at All Star Fight 2 in Bangkok [ 68 ] On December 10 Buakaw was expected to fight Fabio Pinca at All Star Fight 3 held in Paris, but the Frenchman pulled out after suffering the smasher kill against Uzbekistan ‘s Anvar Boynazarov at Glory 47 Lyon on October 28, 2017. [ 69 ] [ 70 ]

2018 [edit ]

Buakaw faced Nayanesh Ayman in China at Kunlun Fight 69 on February 4, 2018, [ 71 ] where he won via first-round hard. [ 72 ] Buakaw is expected to challenge spanish Jonay Risco for 70 kg title on March 9, 2018 at Enfusion kickboxing promotion in Abu Dhabi. [ 73 ] Buakaw fought Portuguese Luis Passos on 28 of April 2018 on All Star Fight 3 in Bangkok Thailand where he won via solid decision. [ 74 ] He fought three more times in 2018 on All Star Fight events held in Hong Kong, Prague and Pattaya [ 75 ] respectively. He won on all three occasions by points .

2019 [edit ]

Buakaw headlined All Star Fight : World Soldier on March 9, 2019 in Bangkok Thailand. The show was organized in partnership with the Royal Thai Army to promote the home sport of Muay Thai arsenic well as the fighters, several of whom are soldiers including Buakaw. He fought against russian kickboxer, Artem Pashporin and won by consentaneous decisiveness. [ 76 ]

RBAC [edit ]

Buakaw enrolled in Rattana Bundit University ‘s business administration, he graduated in 2016. [ 77 ] [ 78 ] In February 2014, he signed for RBAC F.C., the association football baseball club representing Rattana Bundit University, which plays in the Regional League Division 2 and is the reserve team of BEC Tero Sasana F.C., who plays in the Thai Premier League. Buakaw is a graduate of Rattana Bundit University ( RBAC ). [ 79 ] [ 80 ] Playing as a fore, he made his debut on February 16. [ 81 ]

village [edit ]

He has a greenwich village project in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand called Buakaw Village, it contains a muay thai gymnasium, a restaurant, and bungalows that can be rented by people who come to train at the muay thai gymnasium. [ citation needed ]

Titles [edit ]

Kickboxing [edit ]

Muay Thai [edit ]

Shoot Boxing [edit ]

Accomplishments [edit ]

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    • 2013 LiverKick.com Comeback of the Year[82]

crusade criminal record [edit ]

Filmography [edit ]

See besides [edit ]

References [edit ]

Sporting positions
Preceded byAndy Souwer S-Cup 2010 Winner
November 23, 2010
Succeeded by N/A

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