Head Muay Thai coach Ron King III

Head Muay Thai Coach Ron King III

Ron “Black Diamond” King III’s started training Muay Thai when he was 11 years old. By the time he reached his 17th birthday he had already had 18 amateur fights and was one of the most decorated teenage fighters in the country. He has won the WKA North American Muay Thai Championship, represented the United States in the WKA World Championships and fought in Iowa for an invitational only tournament for TBA. All of this while still in High School! While attending West Springfield High School he also joined the wrestling team and competed in the Regionals his freshman year. We are extremely proud to have Ron with us at the Academy and expect great things from him in the future. Ron’s accomplishments include:

Muay Thai

  • 19 sanctioned amateur fights
  • 2012 WKA North American Muay Thai Champion
  • 2012 TBA National Championship 2nd Place
  • 2013 2X Winner at Combat Sports Challenge
  • 2013 WKA World Championship Muay Thai Silver Medalist
  • 2013 WKA World Championship K1 Silver Medalist
  • 2014 WKA North American Muay Thai (Full Rules) Champion
  • 2014 Qualified for WKA U.S. Team
  • 2014 Participated in Siam Fight Productions 8 man Grand Prix
  • 2015 U.S. Muay Thai Open Championships 2nd Place

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