Yodsanklai Fairtex

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Yodsanklai Fairtex a.k.a. Yod (Thai: ยอดแสนไกล แฟร์เท็กซ์; born, July 1, 1985) is a retired Thai Muay Thai kickboxer. He is a former WBC Muay Thai World Super welterweight champion at 154 lbs, and a two-time Lumpinee Stadium champion in the 112 and 147 lb weight classes. He is also the first champion of The Contender Asia. He was nicknamed "The Boxing Computer" by Thai sports newspapers as a testament to his perfect fighting technique.[1]

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Yodsanklai Fairtex
BornYodthanong Photirat
(1985-07-01) July 1, 1985 (age 38)
Nong Bua Lamphu, Thailand
Native nameยอดแสนไกล แฟร์เท็กซ์
Other namesThe Boxing Computer
The Hero
Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex
Yodsanklai Petchyindee (ยอดแสนไกล เพชรยินดี)
Height171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st)
Light middleweight
Super middleweight
Reach70 in (180 cm)
StyleMuay Thai
Fighting out ofPattaya, Thailand
TeamFairtex Pattaya Gym (2005–present)
Petchyindee Gym
Years active1993–2017, 2018–2021
Kickboxing record
By knockout78
By knockout5
Medal record
Men’s Muay Thai
Representing Flag_of_Thailand.svg Thailand
World Combat Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Beijing -75 kg
Last updated on: May 9, 2018

He trains out of Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailand,[2] On June 11, 2017, he announced on Facebook that he would be retiring from fighting.[3] On Dec 26, 2017, he announced on Facebook that he will come back to ring in February 2018. In his return, Yodsanklai signed with ONE Championship.

As of 1 November 2018, he is ranked by Combat Press 5th lightweight in the world.[4] As of September 6, 2019, he is ranked the #10 lightweight in the world by Combat Press.[5]