A very promising Muay Thai boxer Buakaw Por Pramuk. His comprehensive biography, training and videos can be found here.
K-1 World Max Champion 2006: Buakaw Por Pramuk
Buakaw Por Pramuk or Sombat Banchamek born on May 8, 1982 in Buriram (north eastern province of Thailand). Since he started his fighting career at the young age of 8, Buakaw has fought over 400 fights, starting in his home province of Buriram and then moving onto Bangkok after he moved to Por. Pramuk gym at the age of 15.
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 Lumpini Stadium, beating the highly regarded Kobayashi of Japan in the final.
In July of 2004 Buakaw Por Pramuk became the K-1 MAX World champion beating John Wayne Parr, Takayuki Kohiruimaki and previous champion Masato, all on the same night. In 2005 he nearly repeated his run for tournament champion but lost a controversial extra rounds 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 MAX Grand Prix title and becoming the first man to win that title twice.
Buakaw Por Pramuk Training Schedule
Buakaw at his Gym, Por. Pramuk
Like most of Muay Thai fighters, Buakaw Por Pramuk train very hard. At Por. Pramuk Gym, vast and peaceful nature surrounding gym on Bangpakong River, Buakaw train 8 hours a day, 6 days a week. Deatils of Buakaw training schedule are:
7.00 Warm up
7.10 20 km. Runing
8.30 Shadow Box (4 to 5 rounds)
9.00 Bag work (4 to 5 rounds)
9.25 Pad work (2 to 5 rounds)
9.50 Clinching / Sparing
10.35 Exercise(chin ups, push ups, sit ups, push ups bar
10.50 Shadow Box (2 to 3 rounds), Cool down stretch
16.00 Warm up
16.10 12 km. Running
16.50 Shadow Box (4 to 5 rounds)
17.25 Bag Work (4 to 5 rounds)
18.05 Pad Work (4 to 5 rounds)
18.35 Clinching / Sparing
19.05 Drills (as morning)
Boxing Carrier Accomplishment
Buakaw Por Pramuk marked his name on many champion titles through out his 14 years boxing carrier.
Omnoi Stadium Featherweight Champion
Muay Thai Authority of Thailand Featherweight Champion
Omnoi Stadium Lightweight Champion
Lumpinee Stadium Lightweight 2nd place
Toyota Muay Thai marathon tournament 140 lb. class winner