Christophe Pruvost is a Swiss professional Muay Thai boxer with notable titles such as Champion of All Japan Kickboxing Federation, World champion Thai Boxing Association, and World Fighters Council.
He now fights out of Singto Gym in Geneva Switzerland with his trainer Infante David.
In his career, Christophe has faced some of the big names in the current muay thai circuit like Yodsanklai, Naruepol Fairtex, Jaochalam Sitkanokgym, Malaipet Sasiprapa, Changpuek Sor KeawSuek, Chingiz Allazoff, Kamel Mezatni, Yuya Yamamoto, and Fabio Pinca.
Born to a French father and a Swiss mother, Christophe grew up in Evian, France, before moving to Geneva Switzerland. In his youth, Christophe was not much of a competitor, it was only when he was 18 years old that he tried his hand at Thai Boxing, fell in love with the sport and never looked back. The following year he became the Swiss amateur champion.
Japan chapter :
When the situation of Muay Thai in Switzerland was not showing much promise, Christophe decided to travel the world by end of 2005 starting in Tokyo. Although he came to Japan to travel, he couldn’t escape his love of Thai Boxing and quickly oriented himself to Scramble gym in Shibuya, under the teaching of Mister Uchida Yasuhiro, himself twice former champion of Japan.
It was here that his professional kickboxing career have a strong start. After only a few successive wins, he could reach rank number 2 from the Top 10 ranking of the best welter weights of Japan.
In 2008, Christophe defeated the K1max fighter Yuya Yamamoto and became the new champion of Japan.
He is still to this day, the only European to earn this title. Since then, he represented Japan and faced a series of Thai champions such as Kuntap Weerasakraek, Jaochalam Sitkanokgym, Naruepol Fairtex, and Ganswan Sasiprapa.
In April 2010, his growing reputation got him a world title shot against Malaipet Sasiprapa in Los Angeles for the Thai Boxing Association world super welterweight title. After 5 hard rounds, Christophe earned the belt by decision.
Europe chapter :
Reaching 5 years living in Tokyo, Christophe decided it was time to move back to Switzerland and retire from Thai boxing.
After a year of life in Europe, Christophe announced his motivation to fight again and joined Singto gym in Geneva under the management of Infante David.
Since then, Christophe earned the WFC world title, and is fighting regularly on the international stage:
Japan where he beat the shoot boxing champion Satoru Suzuki, France winning over Mohamed Houmer, Los Angeles once again for the second Muay thai in America show losing a split decision against Chike Lindsay, more recently Milano Italy at the Yokkao event, and in Germany where he successfully represented Europe at the Thai Vs Europe event.
In 2014, by beating the thai fighter Iquezand in the prestigious even “Thai Fight”, Christophe earned a spot in the yearly tournament “Kard chueck world tournament”. He won his fights until the final where he lost facing the superstar Yodsanklai Fairtex.