Changpuek Kiatsongrit born October 13, 1966 is a retired Thai Muay Thai fighter. He is credited as being one of the first Muay Thai fighters to go abroad and fight other fighters of other martial arts styles, often stronger and heavier than himself, bringing to the world an understanding of the effectiveness of Muay Thai.
Changpuek is a seven time world champion who has fought some of the world’s best fighters at middleweight to heavyweight and has wins against world class fighters such as Rob Kaaman, Rick Rofus, Peter Smit, Tosca Petridis, Luc Verheye,
Changpuek he fought a number more times with the K-1 organization, the highlight being a victory against Nobuaki Kakuda to claim the W.M.T.C. cruiserweight world title and wins against the likes of Kakuda . Changpuek fought a number of fights in Europe around the turn of the millennium winning the W.K.U. world title in 2001 He had a career of 300+ fights set in and he retired around 2006 at the age of 40.
Now he’s a trainer at Sitpholek Muaythai Camp.
- 2003 Kickboxing Superstar WGP Qualifications Tournament runner up
- 2001 W.K.U. cruiserweight world champion
- 1996 W.M.T.C. cruiserweight world champion -86 kg
- 1993 K-2 Grand Prix runner up -79 kg
- 1993-94 U.K.F. light heavyweight world champion -79 kg (0 title defences)
- 1992 I.M.T.F. light heavyweight world champion -79 kg (1st title defence)
- 1991 W.M.K. heavyweight world champion
- 1990 I.M.T.F light heavyweight kgworld champion -79 kg (retained title after losing it the same year)
- 1990 I.M.T.F light heavyweight world champion -79