ONE LUMPINEE 12 FRIDAY HIGHT
TAPAO KAEW VS. RAFI BOHIC
Rafi Bohic, former Lumpinee Muay Thai champion Come back to stand on this stage again and show your skill to the young fighter “TapaoKaew” in the ONE LUMPINEE 12 battle.
Rafi Bohic, a former Lumpinee Muay Thai World Champion from France, is a well-known name in the world of Thai boxing. After a hiatus of more than two years, the 31-year-old is all set to make a comeback in the ONE Championship ring in a thrilling Muay Thai bout against TapaoKaew SINGHA MAWYNN, a 20-year-old rising star from Phatthalung. The fight, scheduled for ONE: Empower on May 6th, 2023, will be fought under Bantamweight (135-145 lb) category in Muay Thai rules.
Rafi journey in the world of Muay Thai is nothing short of inspiring. He started learning the art of Muay Thai by watching videos when he was just 15. By the time he was 17, he was traveling across town on his motorcycle every day to practice Muay Thai. He eventually left his home country to pursue his passion and moved to Thailand at the age of 21. He joined SingPatong Camp, a well-known training ground for foreigners, to practice the original Muay Thai subject on Phuket Island. It wasn’t long before Rafi became a well-known name in the Thai boxing circle.
Over the last 7 and a half years, Rafi has competed in close to 100 fights, taking on some of the biggest names in Thai boxing, including Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon, Saengmanee PK.Saen. Chai Muay Thai, Yod Lek Phet, Achan Achariya, Rambo, and Rattana Bundit University (Petch Por Or.). Raffy’s impressive fighting skills and determination have earned him a huge fan following in Thailand and beyond.
RAFI interview before his fight at ONE LUMPINEE 12
“since seeing COVID I returned home to France to work as a Muay Thai trainer. At that time, I still wanted to box. But I had to start saving more money because I became a father. Causing me to think about my children before thinking about boxing. Previously, I had only knocked rust in one fight. And then came to fight at ONE Lumpini.”
“This fight, I come back with something to follow on Friday, April 7th. fight without retreat when it arrives, it will disappear for a long time, but It doesn’t affect the data collection form that must be deposited to TapaoKaew. Will we meet or not? We’ll find out soon.”
Summary of the fight between TAPAO KAEW VS. RAFI BOHIC
With RAFI excellent performance in this fight, the victory went to him beautifully. It was a great comeback to boxing at Lumpinee Stadium. It shows that no matter how old you are, But his versatility skills hadn’t diminished at all. He still has enough potential to make him one of Thailand’s great Muay Thai fighters. even if he is not Thai Of course, his fighting work in this round will be like the path that he will continue to walk ahead so that one day he may return to be the champion of this stage again.