On November 21, 1984, or 39 years ago, ‘Sura Saenkham’ or ‘Khao Sai Galaxy’ won the world championship belt. Which created joy for Thai people all over the country when ‘Khaosai Galaxy’, the beloved Thai boxer, won by knocking out Eusepio Espinal, a Dominican boxer. Who was the second runner-up for the WBA world championship in the super flyweight division at that time, causing ‘Khaosai Galaxy’ to win the world title. He won the WBA junior bantamweight division, which was Khao Sai’s first world title. and is Thailand’s 9th world champion
If we talk about the name ‘Khao Sai Galaxy’, it’s probably a nickname that is familiar to Thai people. ‘Left that pierces the gut’, which comes from being a left-handed boxer. That comes with a heavy left punch. and excellent body cutting punches While the nickname given by foreign media is The Thai Tyson or Mike Tyson of Thailand.
In addition, he created a new chapter in history for the Muay Thai boxing world. Still very famous on a global level Because after winning the title on November 21, 1984, he has defended it 19 times, breaking the record beyond any other Asian boxer and equaling that of Eussebio Predosa, former WBA world champion. Featherweight
From the recording of Khao Sai boxing statistics by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and world boxing historians, it has been recorded that Khao Sai has a record of 50 fights, winning 49 times, winning by knockout 43 times, losing on points only 1 time, and in defending the championship 19 times, winning by knockout 16 times, only 3 times winning on points.
On December 21, 1991, Khao Sai announced his retirement as the unbeaten world champion. Throughout his reign of 2,628 days, or 7 years, 2 months, and 30 days, this was the reason why he was disgraced. Received an award of honor and entry into the Hall of Fame. International Boxing Hall of Fame, Modern category, in 1999 from the consideration of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA).
In addition, his name was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, USA. which is considered a prestigious hall of fame Inscribed with the names of important people in the boxing ring and the greatness of the world boxing industry.