Athletes like Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Pelé and Michael Phelps are only a handful of athletes who have crossed the borders of their sport to become legends.
In the Muay Thai community, many past and present fans and punchers will contend with the Suphachai Saenpong, also known as Saenchai Sor. Kingstar, it was the fighter who totally transformed the face of Muay Thai and placed his name on the list of legends.
At the age of 39, Saenchai has been battling for much of his life as a seasoned Muay Thai boxer for almost 35 years, with more than 20 of those 30 years competing in the top professional arenas in Thailand and around the world.
During his nearly 35-year career as a professional boxer, Saenchai has amassed more than 300 matches for one of the best victory percentages in the history of the sport.
The unforgettable name that Saenchai beat is: Thongchai Tor Silachai, Neungsiam Fairtex, Singdam Kiatmoo, Nopparat Kiatkamtorn, Kongsak Sitboonmee, …
From those wins, he captured four Lumpinee Stadium championships in four different weight classes, various Muay Thai World Championship championships in different weight classes, several Thai championship titles. His name was Thai Sports Writer of the Year twice, and also Saenchai retains the National Championship title in boxing where he is still undefeated.
What distinguishes Saenchai, however, is the talent, the ability to obtain items, and the fearlessness he possesses to be able to execute exceedingly unusual techniques unlike a Muay Thai warrior who dares to do so in the ring.
Saenchai was able to dominate the giants in both weight and height by mastering the attacks and defenses of Muay Thai, and by doing so with ease, pleasure, and always.