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Encyclopedia > Samart Payakaroon

Samart Payakaroon, once called "The Bruce Lee of Boxing", was both a Muay Thai champion and the two time world Jr. Featherweight boxing champion (in 1986 and 1994), defeating Lupe Pintor by KO in the fifth round. Largely unknown in the western world, Payakaroon was a lighting quick boxer with tremendous knockout power. Regarded by many as the greatest Muay Thai fighter in history. He is now teaching Muay Thai in Thailand.


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Muay Thai Association of Finland (6726 words)
Training in hot and humid weather was an experience in itself, but this was overshadowed by Samart Payakaroon who was considered as the most skilful and technical fighter of all times.
Samart was the champion at the Lumpini stadium, the most highly rated stadium.
Samart seemed to be famous in whatever he decided to set his foot in.
Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums - Samarth Payakaroon rare documentary (703 words)
Samart is really a legend, but as a boxer not MT, I think.
Samart was 4 times Lumpini champion and former Muaythai fighter of the year and widely regarded here as one of if not the best Muaythai fighter ever
As for Samart's boxing career it wasn't nearly as storied as his muay thai career.
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