Yodsanklai Fairtex

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name = Yodsanklai Fairtex
ยอดแสนไกล แฟร์เท็กซ์


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birthname = Yodthanong Photirat
nickname = The Computer Wizard
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placeofbirth = Nong Bua Lamphu, Thailand
fightingoutof = Pattaya, Thailand
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style = Muay Thai
stance = Southpaw
team = Fairtex Gym (2005-present)
Petchyindee Gym
trainer = Yak
yearsactive = 15 (1993-present)
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Yodsanklai Fairtex a.k.a. Yod (Thai: ยอดแสนไกล แฟร์เท๊กซ; born, July 1, 1985) is the reigning Light-Middleweight WBC Muay Thai World champion and former three time Lumpinee Stadium champion in 112, 147 and 154 lb weight classes. He trains out of Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailandcite web
url=http://www.fairtex.com/fighters.php?styleid=1&fid=14
title=Yodsaenklai Fairtex
last=
first=
publisher=www.fairtex.com
date=
accessdate=2007-11-30
] and is the first champion of The Contender Asia.

He was nicknamed "The Computer Wizard" by Thai sports newspapers as a testament to his perfect fighting technique.cite web
url=http://www.muaythaionline.org/features/yodsanklaiinterview.html
title=Yodsanklai Petchyindee Interview
last=Cox
first=Rob
publisher=www.muaythaionline.org
date=
accessdate=2007-12-01
]

Career

Biography

"Yodthanong Photirat" was born in the Nong Bua Lamphu Province in Northeastern Thailand, the hotbed of Muay thai. He was introduced to the sport by his older brother Yodkangwan and started practicing Muay thai after watching his brothers' fights when he was 8 years old.cite web
url=http://www.muaythaionline.org/features/yodsanklaiinterview.html
title=Yodsanklai Petchyindee Interview
last=Cox
first=Rob
publisher=www.muaythaionline.org
date=
accessdate=2007-12-01
] He had his first fight at a temple fair in Ban Na Dee in his hometown and received a fight fee of 20 ฿.cite web
url=http://yodsanklai.blogspot.com/
title=Yodsanklai: The Pride of Muay Thai
last=
first=
publisher=yodsanklai.blogspot.com/
date=
accessdate=2008-09-10
]

Early career

Before joining Fairtex in 2005, Yodsaenklai fought for three camps - Saknipaporn, Sit-Khru-Od and Petchyindee.cite web
url=http://yodsanklai.blogspot.com/
title=Yodsanklai: The Pride of Muay Thai
last=
first=
publisher=yodsanklai.blogspot.com/
date=
accessdate=2008-09-10
] On August 2005, fighting under the name of "Yodsanklai Petchyindee" (ยอดแสนไกล เพชรยินดี), Yodsaenklai won one the most prestigious Muay Thai titles, the Lumpinee Stadium belt, by knocking out Runglaew.cite web
url=http://www.muaythaionline.org/features/yodsanklaiinterview.html
title=Yodsanklai Petchyindee Interview
last=Cox
first=Rob
publisher=www.muaythaionline.org
date=
accessdate=2007-12-01
] He became the 154 pound WBC Muay Thai World Champion by defeating Australian John Wayne Parr on December 10, 2005 in Gold Coast, Australia. In 2005 he won as well the Champion of Thailand (154 lb) title.

Yodsaenklai defended his WBC title on November 11, 2006, against Mark Vogel in Wuppertal, Germany winning the fight by first round elbow knockout.

On June 30, 2006, Yodsaenklai made his K-1 Max debut on a Superfight at the K-1 World MAX 2006 -World Championship Final- held in Yokohama, Japan against Kamal el Amrani, winning the fight by three round unanimous decision.cite web
url=http://www.k-1.co.jp/k-1gp/btop.htm
title=Buakaw Best in World Max Final
last=DiPietro
first=Monty
publisher=www.k-1.co.jp
date=
accessdate=2007-12-01
]

On November 29, 2007, Yodsanklai had a non-title contest at the "France vs Thailand" event, held in Paris, France against the French superstar Farid Villaume. Yodsanklai won the fight by third round referee stoppage TKO.cite web
url=http://wbcmuaythai.com/index.php?topgroupid=1&groupid=8&subgroupid=&contentid=151
title=Yodsanklai vs Villaume
last=
first=
publisher=www.wbcmuaythai.com
date=
accessdate=2007-12-01
]

Titles

* 2008 WMC World Champion
* 2008 WMC Contender Asia Champion
* 2008 KO World Series Auckland Middleweight champion
* 2005 WBC Muay Thai World champion at 154 lb
* 2005 Champion of Thailand at 154 lb
* 2005 Champion of Lumpinee Stadium at 147 lb
* 2003 Champion of Toyota D4D Marathon at 126 lb
* Lumpinee champion at 112 lb

Kickboxing record

{| class="wikitable" style="margin:0.5em auto; font-size:85%"
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style="text-align: center" colspan=8|158 Wins (57 (T)KO's, 101 decisions), 66 Losses
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align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Date
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Result
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Opponent
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Event
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Method
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Round
align="center" style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #f0f0f0"|Time
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2008-09-17
yes2Win
flagicon|THA Madsua
Return Of The Contenders , WMC World title, Singapore City
KO (Body shot)
3
2:42
-
2008-06-20
yes2Win
flagicon|USA Malaipet Team Diamond
International Muay Thai Fight Night, Montego Bay, Jamaica
TKO (Doctor stoppage)
3
3:00
-
2008-05-31
yes2Win
flagicon|RUS Levin Artem
K-1 Scandinavia MAX 2008,WMC World Title, Stockholm, Sweden
KO (Right hook)
2

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2008-04-12
yes2Win
flagicon|AUS John Wayne Parr
The Contender Asia Finale, Singapore
Decision
5
3:00
-
2008-03-02
no2Loss
flagicon|NED Andy Souwer
Slamm 4 Nederland vs Thailand, Netherlands
Ext. R Decision
4
3:00
-
2008-02-09
yes2Win
flagicon|RUS Dimitry Simoukov
KO World Series 2008 Auckland, New Zealand
KO (Left hook)
1|
-
2008-02-09
yes2Win
flagicon|NZL Shannon Foreman
KO World Series 2008 Auckland, New Zealand
TKO (Corner stoppage)
2|
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2007-11-29
yes2Win
flagicon|FRA Farid Villaume
France vs Thailand, Paris, France
TKO (Referee stoppage)
3|
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2007-10-00
yes2Win
flagicon|SCO Sean Wright
The Contender Asia Season I, Episode 13, Singapore
KO (Right uppercut)
2
1:18
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2007-09-00
yes2Win
flagicon|THA Naruepol Fairtex
The Contender Asia Season I, Episode 9, Singapore
KO (Punches)
2
0:30
-
2007-09-00
yes2Win
flagicon|AUS Bruce Macfie
The Contender Asia Season I, Episode 4, Singapore
Decision
5
3:00
-
2007-05-30
yes2Win
flagicon|FRA Sebastien Favre
Fairtex Thepprasit Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand
TKO (Referee stoppage)
2
2:44
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2007-04-20
style="background: #c5d2ea"|Draw
flagicon|FRA Farid Villaume
France vs Thailand, Paris, France
Decision draw
5
3:00
-
2007-01-11
yes2Win
flagicon|FRA Rafik Bakkouri
Fairtex Thepprasit Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand
KO (Knee strike)
3
1:30
-
2006-11-11
yes2 Win
flagicon|GER Mark Vogel
WBC title defence, Wuppertal, Germany
KO (Elbow)
1

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2006-08-23
yes2 Win
flagicon|DEN Rasmus Zoeylner
WPMF Championship, Nakhonsawan province, Thailand
Decision
5
3:00
-
2006-06-30
yes2 Win
flagicon|GER Kamal El Amrani
K-1 MAX 2006 World Tournament Final, Japan
Decision
3
3:00
-
2006-05-13
yes2 Win
flagicon|POL Maciej Skupinski
Best of The Best II, Poland
TKO
1

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2006-04-12
yes2Win
flagicon|Iran Arslan Iran Rompo Gym
Fairtex Thepprasit Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand
TKO (Referee stoppage)
1

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2006-02-11
yes2 Win
flagicon|FRA Elias Ayras
Lumpinee Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
TKO (Referee stoppage)
2

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2005-12-10
yes2Win
flagicon|AUS John Wayne Parr
Xplosion 12, WBC World title, Gold Coast, Australia
Decision
5
3:00
-
2005-09-06
yes2 Win
flagicon|THA Samkor Keatmontep
Lumpinee Stadium, Welterweight title, Thailand
Decision
5
3:00
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2005-01-21
no2Loss
flagicon|THA Orono Majestic Gym
Lumpinee Stadium, Thailand
KO (Knee strikes)
3

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See also

* List of male kickboxers
* List of kickboxing organizations

References


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