Lee “Flash” Garap set for kickboxing World Title

first_imgThis title fight is recognised by the World Kickboxing Federation (WKF) and World Muay Thai Council (WMC).Garap is currently the WKF World Ranked No.1 Muaythai fighter in Welterweight 66.8kg and WKF World Ranked No. 3 Light Welterweight (64.5kg) weight divisions.The PNG World No.1 will fight Thailand’s Petchhanong Banchamek on October 31, in Port Moresby to improve his ranking.Garap has won all his 38 fights as an amateur while professionally he has had 43 wins out of 52 fights including his latest PNG National Muay Thai Light Weight title.The Flash lives up to his name with his fast kicks and quick body movement.He trains two hours every day in five days a week and does distance running every Saturday.“After losing my last fight in September 2014 due to a technical fault as my opponent was much heavier, I have been training hard to win this next fight.“I am strong and confident I will win this fight against Banchamek.“I have never watched him fight before as I do not want it to affect me mentally,” he explained.The event will also feature 10 other fights including four national titles.Muay Thai kickboxing is a sport in which martial artists fight using elbow and legs.last_img