Amy Pirnie

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Born (1993-05-06) May 6, 1993 (age 28)
Glasgow, Scotland
NationalityScottish
CitizenshipScotland
Alma mater
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Teesside University
OccupationMuay Thai Coach

Amy Pirnie (born 6 May 1993) is a Scottish Muay Thai and kickboxer, who has most recently competed with Yokkao[1] and Enfusion. She is the reigning Enfusion 52 kg Champion[2], the reigning Lion Fight Super flyweight,[3] and the reigning ISKA strawweight world champion.[4]

She is the former World Boxing Council Muaythai flyweight champion.[5] As of April 2020, she is ranked #5 in the WBC Muaythai rankings[6]

In 2015, 2016[7] and 2019, the UK Muay Thai Awards voted her the best female fighter of the year.[8] She has throughout her career been considered as one of the best female kickboxers in the world.[9][10][11]

Kickboxing career

Amateur career

Amy Pirnie began training in muay thai and kickboxing at 12 years old when she met her current coach Rab Izat at the Phoenix Thai Boxing Club in Glasgow. Three years later, at 15 years old, she participated in the IFMA World Championships where she won the junior gold medal. Next year, she won the junior and adult gold medal.[12][13]

Professional career

In 2008, following her IFMA title win, she made her pro debut for the ISKA British 53 kg title, against Sofia Christodoulou. She won the fight by decision to clinch her first pro title.

In 2011 she faced the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations, during Night Kick Out 5. She suffered her first professional loss, by way of DQ.[14]

Following this loss, she went on a seven fight winning streak, culminating with a fight versus Barbara Bontempi for the WBC Muaythai International title. She won the fight in the fourth round by TKO.

After a win against Dakota Ditcheva[15], she faced Monica Santos for the ISKA world flyweight title. She won the fight in the third round by KO.[16]

In 2019 she rematched Silvia La Notte for the Enfusion 52 kg championship[17][18]. She won the fight by way of unanimous decision.[19]

During Lion Fight 54 she fought Sandra Godvik for the inaugural Lion Fight super-flyweight championship. She won by a first round KO.[20][21][22]

During Lion Fight 59 Pirnie defended her super-flyweight title against Loomanee W. Santai[23]. Pirnie won a split decision.[24]

In October of 2019, during Total Fight Night 4, Pirnie defended her ISKA flyweight world championship against the 2019.[25] Pirnie won a unanimous decision.[26]

Championships and accomplishments

Amateur titles

  • International Federation of Muaythai Associations
    • 2008 IFMA Junior World Championship
    • 2009 IFMA Junior World Championship
    • 2009 IFMA Adult World Championship

Professional titles

  • World Boxing Council Muaythai
    • WBC Muaythai Flyweight International championship (One time, former)
  • International Sport Karate Association
    • ISKA Super Flyweight British championship (One time, former)
    • ISKA Strawweight world championship
      • One successful title defense
  • Enfusion
    • Enfusion 52 kg World Championship
  • Lion Fight
    • Lion Fight super-flyweight Championship
      • One successful title defense

Awards

  • U.K. Muay Thai Awards
    • 2015 Female Fighter of the Year
    • 2016 Female Fighter of the Year
    • 2019 Female Fighter of the Year

References

  1. "YOKKAO Next Generation: Amy Pirnie Signs with YOKKAO!". eu.yokkao.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  2. "Enfusion 80: Rome Results". combatpress.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  3. "Our Champions". lionfight.com. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  4. "Kickboxing champions". iskaworldhq. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  5. "Amy PIRNIE". muaythaitv.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  6. "WBC Female Rankings April 2020". wbcmuaythai.com. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  7. "Awards". thaifighter.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  8. "U.K Muay Thai Awards". Facebook.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  9. "Interview with Lion Fight world champion Amy Pirnie". askarifighter.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  10. "Combat Press Kickboxing Rankings: May 2019". combatpress.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  11. "Combat Press Kickboxing Rankings: June 2019". combatpress.com. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  12. "Thai boxer Amy packs a punch". glasgowtimes.co.uk. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  13. "Inferno Thai boxers blazing a trail". dailyrecord.co.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  14. "Silvia La Notte difende il suo titolo mondiale WAKO PRO per la terza volta". fikbms.net. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  15. "YOKKAO 24: Amy Pirnie vs Dakota Ditcheva - Fight of the Night". youtube.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  16. "Muay Thai: Pirnie's hard graft paying off . ." heraldscotland.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  17. "Amy Pirnie: "sono forte come non mai e vengo per una cosa sola, la vittoria"". fightingzone.it. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  18. "Silvia La Notte punta al titolo Mondiale Enfusion (categoria -50 Kg.)". agi.it. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  19. "Enfusion #80 Amy Pirnie (GBR) vs Silvia La Notte (ITA) 23.03.2019". watch.enfusionlive.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  20. "Official Lion Fight 54 results and recap". fightbookmma.com. 20 April 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  21. "[Muay Thai] - Amy Pirnie vs. Sandra Godvik - FULL FIGHT with FINISH - (Lion Fight 54) - (2019.04.20)". reddit.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  22. "Sandra Godvik Lion Fight World Title Result". muay-thai-santai.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  23. "Amy Pirnie vs Lommanee W Santai Lion Fight World Super Flyweight Title". muay-thai-santai.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  24. "Lion Fight 59 official results". fightbookmma.com. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  25. "MM-tittelistä ottelevalle Tessa Kakkoselle Lahti Fight Night on "vuoden paras tapahtuma"". uusilahti.fi/. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  26. "Full Report: Amy Pirnie Successfully Defends Her ISKA World Title at Total Fight Night in Finland". fightrecord.co.uk. 14 October 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2020.

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