Every year the ministry of sports authority comes together to award the most accomplish Muay Thai fighter in that particular year. To win the Sports Authority of Thailand fighter of the year award, you need to have a very good winning record and fight at the highest levels. This is the second most notable award given to Muay Thai fighters, the first being the sports writers top fighter of the year.
While not all fighters go undefeated, a very strong winning record against tough competition is a clear indication that a fighter is doing well.
This year Peankon Tor.Surath (ปืนกล ต.สุรัตน์) was the winner of this prestigious award. He is the current 115 lbs Rajadamnern champion and finished the year undefeated against tough competition. The 115 lb weight division is extremely competitive in Thailand and features some of the best fighters in the country.
While many of you probably haven’t heard of Peankon, he is another fighter you should start following. He’s a well rounded fighter who is technical and has a great defense. Have a look at some of his fights to see the champion in action.
Here are a few of his fights so you can watch the champion in action:
Peankon Tor.Surath (117lbs. red) Vs Kumandoy Sor.Jitpakdee (117lbs, blue)
Peankon Tor.Surath (116lbs,RED) vs Suriyanlek Or.Bor.Tor.Kampi (116lbs,BLUE)