23 January 2016

Meeting of Titans: Iron Mike Zambidis meets Buakaw Banchamek





Meeting of legends: The legends of Kick Boxing and Muay Thai Iron Mike and Buakaw Banchamek met, out of the ring this time, at Zambidis Club of Glyfada


In the context of Buakaw's seminar in the Indoor Stadium "Spyros Louis" at Marousi

The top Greek International World Champion Iron Mike Zambidis welcomed to his "home", Zambidis Club gym of Glyfada, the great champion of Muay Thai, Buakaw Banchamek and toured him in the premises of the gym, while they discussed their next professional steps. Buakaw congratulated the Greek Champion for the completion of a successful 24-year career and the next steps including the discovering of new athletes and talents through Trials of Iron Challenge, on February 21st in Athens.


Many people and journalists attended the two legends of rings that met each other as two good friends, 10 years after their fight at K-1 Japan.


Buakaw said that he is very happy meeting again Iron Mike Zambidis, this time as a friend and not as opponent, a Champion that considers as one of the best he ever fought with, saying that he had to study him very well and made a tough preparation in order to face him. Buakaw said that Iron Mike is very famous in Thailand and is a symbol of power for all athletes, while he gave to Iron Mike a medal from his gym in Thailand and invited him in his country to offer him hospitality to make trainings together in his gym. Buakaw thanked Iron Mike for his great hospitality while he was impressed by the premises of Zambidis Club and proposed cooperation to the Champion Greek in the context of Iron Challenge trials, by sending athletes to his camp, but also by involving athletes in competitions in Thailand. Finally, he said he admires the ancient Greek history and has read many books with favorite heroes the Spartans fighters and Alexander the Great.


Iron Mike Zambidis spoke with very honoring words about the talent of the Thai Champion and shared his memories of the golden years of kick boxing which lived together in K-1 for at least 10 years.  Iron Mike with genuine Greek hospitality offered to Buakaw two collectible gifts, the gold glove jewelry Honor Iron Mike Zambidis and the t-shirt from his last fight, and invited him to lunch to try the Mediterranean cuisine at the impressive Moorings restaurant in Vouliagmeni.


Buakaw is in Athens for the seminar he will give today and tomorrow at the Indoor Stadium "Spyros Louis" at Marousi as a guest of Marios Mparmpatsas. When Buakaw closed the agreement with the Greek side, he expressed his desire to honor the Greek world champion Iron Mike Zambidis for his contribution in the global scene of fighting sports and he will make do that today at the introduction of the seminar.

Τhe Greek World Champion Iron Mike Zambidis is supported by Cyta Hellas and HyalurOn.


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