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Kaoklai_Kaennorsing

Kaoklai Kaennorsing

Kaoklai KaennorsingThai: ก้าวไกล แก่นนรสิงห์, born September 13, 1983) is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer, K-1 World Grand Prix 2004 in Seoul tournament champion and former two time Rajadamnern Stadium champion. At the time of his K-1 debut, on July 17, 2004 in Seoul, Kaoklai weighted , the lightest and youngest fighter ever to win the K-1 Super Heavyweight tournament. His name Kaoklai means in Thai "to have a good future".

Career

Kaoklai Kaennorsing was born as Athit DamKam in the heart of the Northeastern Thailand, in the city of Khon Kaen. He started training Muay Thai at the young age of eight and had his first fight a year later which he lost by points decision. At the age of nineteen he won one of the most prestigious belts in Muay Thai, the Rajadamnern Stadium 147 lb Welterweight title.

Kaoklai made his K-1 debut on July 17, 2004 at the Asian qualification Grand Prix, held in Seoul, Korea. He started the night with a quick right punch knockout win over Denis Kang in the quarterfinals. In the semis, he met Tsuyoshi Nakasako from Japan and earned a unanimous decision victory, sending him to the finals against Shingo Koyasu. Kaoklai won the evenly fought battle in the extra round, collected 60 million and advanced to K-1 World GP 2004 Final Elimination, held in Nippon Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan .

His opponent at the Final Elimination was Belarusian thaiboxer Alexey Ignashov. Having to overcome 80 lb weight and 8 in height disadvantage Kaoklai's quick, hit-and-run strategy started to paying off at the end of second round. Ignashov was issued two yellow cards for inactiveness throughout the fight, and the judges scored the fight after one extra round by a split decision in Kaoklai's favor.

On December 4, 2004, Kaoklai was the youngest and the lightest fighter ever to compete in the 12th annual K-1 World GP Championships, held in Tokyo Dome, Japan. His opponent, American slugger Mighty Mo, the winner of Las Vegas GP, was the heaviest at 280 lb. Kaoklai started the fight cautiously circling the American, tossing in hard low kicks. At the end of the first round Kaoklai landed a lightning-quick jumping high kick which connected just below Mo's left ear and sent Kaoklai to the semifinals. His amazing run in K-1 Finals came to an end after losing the fight against Musashi by extra round unanimous decision.

On March 19, 2005, Kaoklai entered the Korean World GP as a defending champion. He beat Qing Jun Zhang in quarterfinals and Hiraku Hori in semis, before facing a 7'2" and 346 lb (2.18 m, 157 kg) former Korean Ssireum wrestling champion, Hong-Man Choi in finals. Choi more than doubled Kaoklai's weight and towering a 1'3" (0.38 m) above the defending champion. Kaoklai was unable to overcome the disadvantage this time and lost the fight by unanimous decision after an extra round.

Titles

  • 2008 IKKC Muay Thai World Cruiserweight Title
  • 2007 K-1 Turkey Grand Prix 2007 Finalist
  • 2005 K-1 World Grand Prix in Seoul Finalist
  • 2004 K-1 World Grand Prix in Seoul GP Champion
  • 2003 Rajadamnern Stadium Super Welterweight Champion
  • 2002 Rajadamnern Stadium Welterweight champion.

Kickboxing record

82 Wins (13 (T) KO's, 59 Decisions), 31 Losses
Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
06/20/2008 Win Clifton Brown International Muay Thai Fight Night, IKKC Title, Montego Bay, Jamaica Decision (Split) 5 3:00
03/30/2008 Loss Francois Botha The KHAN, Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
03/08/2008 Draw Khalid Boudrif Fight Night in Dusseldorf, Germany Decision draw 5 3:00
01/18/2008 Win Seoung Hun Kim FG Fighting Championship 2008, Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
10/16/2007 Win Yong Soo Choi Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
06/22/2007 Loss Nathan Corbett Xplosion 10, Gold Coast, Australia KO (Punches) 2 2:48
05/06/2007 Loss Vincent Vielvoye Slamm 3 Netherland vs Thailand, Haarlem, Netherlands Decision 5 3:00
02/18/2007 Win Yong Soo Park K-1 Khan 2007 in Seoul, Korea Ext. R Decision 4 3:00
01/13/2007 Loss Magomed Magomedov K-1 Rules Heavyweight Tournament 2007, Istanbul, Turkey KO (Knee strike) 1 2:59
01/13/2007 Win Azem Maksutaj K-1 Rules Heavyweight Tournament 2007, Istanbul, Turkey Ext. R Decision 4 3:00
10/01/2006 Loss Tyrone Spong Slamm 2 Netherland vs Thailand, Almere, Netherlands KO (Right overhand) 1 1:56
06/03/2006 Loss Tsuyoshi Nakasako K-1 World GP 2006 in Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
04/28/2006 Draw Hiromi Amada Titans 3rd, Tokyo, Japan Decision draw 3 3:00
02/09/2006 Loss Lamsongkram Chuwattana Rajadamnern Stadium, WMC Middleweight title, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
12/17/2005 Win Prince Hamid Tokyo, Japan Decision 5 3:00
12/10/2005 Loss Yoshihiro Sato K-1 World MAX 2005, Japan Decision (Majority) 3 3:00
09/23/2005 Loss Ray Sefo K-1 World GP 2005 in Osaka, Japan Decision 3 3:00
08/22/2005 Win Tsuyoshi Nakasako Titans 2nd, Japan Decision 3 3:00
03/19/2005 Loss Choi Hong-man K-1 World GP 2005 in Seoul, Korea Ext. R Decision 4 3:00
03/19/2005 Win Hiraku Hori K-1 World GP 2005 in Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
03/19/2005 Win Zhang Qing Jun K-1 World GP 2005 in Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
12/04/2004 Loss Musashi K-1 World Grand Prix 2004, Japan Ext. R Decision 4 3:00
12/04/2004 Win Mighty Mo K-1 World Grand Prix 2004, Japan KO (Right high kick) 1 2:40
11/06/2004 Draw Mike Bernardo Titans 1st, Tokyo, Japan Decision draw 3 3:00
09/25/2004 Win Alexey Ignashov K-1 World GP 2004 Final Elimination, Japan Ext. R Decision (Split) 4 3:00
07/17/2004 Win Shingo Koyasu K-1 World GP 2004 in Seoul, Korea Ext. R Decision 4 3:00
07/17/2004 Win Tsuyoshi Nakasako K-1 World GP 2004 in Seoul, Korea Decision 3 3:00
07/17/2004 Win Denis Kang K-1 World GP 2004 in Seoul, Korea KO 1 1:48
05/21/2004 Win Aaron Boyes Ocean City Promotion, New Zealand Decision 5 3:00
03/11/2004 Win Thaveesub Petchphutong Rajadamnern Stadium, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
10/12/2003 Loss Toshio Matsumoto Magnum 3, NJKB, Tokyo, Japan KO (Punch) 2 1:09
05/26/2003 Win Faisal Zakaria Rajadamnern Stadium, Thailand Decision 5 3:00
04/30/2003 Win Saketdaow KT Gym Rajadamnern Stadium, Thailand KO
03/30/2003 Win Lamsongkram Chuwattana Rajadamnern Stadium, Thailand TKO
10/17/2002 Win Shane Chapman Fanta & Andy Promotion, Ocean City, New Zealand Decision (Split) 5 3:00
03/31/2001 Loss Kozo Takeda Tokyo, Japan Decision 3 3:00
04/09/2000 Win Shin Daiguji Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand Decision 5 3:00

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