Yodsaenklai Fairtex from Thailand
Yodsaenklai was born in the Khorat province in Northeastern Thailand, the hotbed of Muay thai. He was introduced to the sport by his older brother and started his own Muay thai career after watching his brothers' fights when he was 8 years old.
He is nicknamed "The Computer Wizard" and is known for his devastating punching power and dangerous elbows. Before joining Fairtex in 2005, he was known by the name of Yodsanklai Petchyindee.
On August 2005, Yodsaenklai won one the most prestigious Muay thai titles, the Lumpinee Stadium belt, by knockout over Runglaew. He became the 154 pound WBC Muay thai World Champion by defeating Australian John Wayne Parr on December 10, 2005 in Gold Coast, Australia. He also holds the Thailand 154 pound championship.
On June 30, 2006, Yodsaenklai made his K-1 Max debut on a Superfight at the K-1 World MAX 2006 -World Championship Final- held in Yokohama, Japan against Kamal Al Amrani, winning the fight by three round unanimous decision.
On November 29, 2007, Yodsanklai had a non-title contest at the "France vs Thailand" event, held in Paris, France against the French superstar Farid Villaume. Yodsanklai won the fight by third round referee stoppage TKO.
- 2008 KO World Series Auckland Middleweight champion
- 2005 WBC Muay Thai World champion at 154 lbs
- 2005 Lumpinee champion at 147 lbs
- 2003 Toyota D4D Marathon champion at 126 lbs