K-1 Fighter Profile: Buakaw Por. Pramuk - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
K-1 Fighter Profiles K-1 Fighter Profiles

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 12-14-2008, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
MLS's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Backseat of the PlazzVan
Posts: 6,472
Blog Entries: 2
K-1 Fighter Profile: Buakaw Por. Pramuk

Nickname: Buakaw
Nationality: Thai
Date of birth: May 8, 1982
Place of birth: Surin, Thailand
Fighting out of: Bangkok, Thailand
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Weight: 154 lb
Style: Muay Thai

Kickboxing Record:

Total: 218
Wins: 186
By knockout: 47
Losses: 20
Draws: 12

Fighter Bio:

Buakaw Por. Pramuk is a professional Welterweight Thaiboxer, a former Super welterweight WMC Muay Thai World champion and two time K-1 MAX World champion.

Born as Sombat Banchamek in Surin, Thailand, Buakaw started his fighting career at the young age of 8 in his home province of Surin in the northeastern Thailand, before moving to Por. Pramuk gym at the age of 15. His first fight name was Damtamin Kiat-anan.

Buakaw has collected several belts to his name since fighting in Bangkok. The Omnoi Stadium featherweight title was his first belt, after that he would go on to take the featherweight champion of Thailand title. Buakaw then proceeded to win another Omnoi Stadium title belt, this time at in lightweight division. In December 2002, Buakaw won the Toyota Marathon 140 lb. tournament at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, beating the highly regarded Kobayashi of Japan in the final.

In July 2004 Buakaw became the K-1 MAX World champion beating John Wayne Parr, Takayuki Kohiruimaki and previous champion Masato in the finals. In 2005 he nearly repeated his run for tournament champion, but lost a the extra round decision to Dutch shoot-boxer, Andy Souwer in the finals. In the 2006 K-1 MAX World Grand Prix, Buakaw again faced Andy Souwer in the finals, but this time defeated Souwer by KO with a flurry of punches, thereby winning his second K-1 World MAX title and becoming the first man to win that title twice.

Buakaw lost to Masato by unanimous decision at the K-1 World MAX 2007 quarterfinals. Despite Buakaw being able to land vicious leg kicks throughout the match, Masato scored a knockdown on the first round and continued to land numerous punch combinations throughout the fight which earned Masato an unanimous decision victory.

Titles Held:

2006 K-1 World MAX champion
2006 WMC Middleweight World champion
2005 S-1 Super-Welterweight World champion
2005 K-1 World MAX Finalist
2004 K-1 World MAX champion
2003 KOMA GP Lightweight Champion
2002 Toyota Muay Thai marathon tournament 140 lb. class winner
Lumpinee Stadium Lightweight 2nd place
Omnoi Stadium Lightweight Champion
2001 Muay Thai Authority of Thailand Featherweight Champion
Omnoi Stadium Featherweight Champion
MLS is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome