This Colorado Fighter is a 99-Pound Keg of Kick Butt
A Muay Thai fighter originally from Colorado has secured the title of Minimumweight WBC Muaythai World Champion. At a whopping 99 pounds, she's a raging ball of kick-butt that you need to see in action.
In addition to winning fight after fight, she's become a major Youtube celebrity, sharing videos of her fights, Muay Thai history, and health and fitness advice. Take a closer look at the amazing career of this Colorado legend.
A Colorado Fighter With a 'Hippie Vibe'
Her name is Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittu, and she's an American Muay Thai fighter known for documenting her evolving career on her YouTube channel. She now spends the majority of her time in Thailand. In one of her many videos on Youtube, though, she states she is originally from Boulder, Colorado. She adds this is the reason why some of her philosophies have a bit of a "hippie vibe" about them.
99 Pounds of Raging Fury
According to WBS Muay Thai, on February 4, 2023, Sylvie von Dugglas-Ittu was named the Minimumweight World Champion.
What Is a Minimumweight?
Boxing Wiki reports that Minimumweight, a.k.a. strawweight or mini flyweight, is a weight class division in combat sports. The most notable of which is in professional boxing where boxers may weigh no more than 105 pounds.
Where Sylvie von Dugglas-Ittu is concerned, she has weighed in for fights as light as 99 pounds. When it comes to the recent world championship, she must have eaten a crouton or something and tipped the scales at 100 pounds.
According to Wikipedia, Sylvie von Dugglas-Ittu's record to date includes:
- 2014 Queen's Cup 102 lbs champion
- 2014 Chonburi Buffalo Race Festival (Chua Kraow Stadium) champion
- 2014 Sriracha 110 lbs champion
- 2014 Thepprasit Stadium 105 lbs champion
- 2015 Chonburi Buffalo Race Festival (Chua Kraow Stadium) 105 lbs champion
- 2015 Sattahip Loi Krathong Festival 115 lbs champion
- 2016 Muay Siam 105 lbs Northern Thailand Champion
- 2017 Thepprasit Stadium 105 lbs champion
- 2019 IPCC World 108 lbs champion
- 2020 IPCC World 112 lbs champion
- 2023 WBC Muaythai World Minimumweight Champion
Check Out Her Amazing Youtube Channel
It looks as though she's a force to be reckoned with outside of the ring, too. Her Youtube channel is a sensation. She offers everything from fight footage, history, training videos, all the way to guidance when it comes to treating injuries.
I stand as perhaps the most documented fighter ever, simply by having taken it upon myself to film and write about my experiences and training in Muay Thai from virtually day one. - Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu
She has been active on Youtube since 2008. At present, she has a total of 76,000 subscribers, with a total of more than 15.3 million views. Check out her most recent upload:
Follow This Colorado Fighter
View a handful of Sylvie's Youtube videos and you may find her to be a fun and informative personality. Her fights are compelling, to say the least. Her health and fitness advice would be of value to anyone. If nothing else, it's fun to watch a former Colorado resident as she kicks butt and takes names in the world of fighting.