Paulo Tocha Trainer of Champions

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Paulo Tocha Muaythai

Paulo Tocha is a Trainer of Champions in Muay Thai, had he had many firsts in art.

Paulo Tocha was born in Africa. A Portuguese/Italian, he grew up in Mozambique and Johannesburg, South Africa. He moved to Thailand to learn “real” Muay Thai boxing. He was one of the first Westerners to fight in Thailand, one of the first and few ever to be allowed into its secretive world and to be accepted as a foreign fighter for a prestigious, very powerful and respected bangkok muaythai fighting camp called Sor. Thanikul gym in the early eighties, was recognized for its many champions.

From Thailand, Paulo traveled to the People’s Republic of China where he was once again the first foreigner to fight and win. In 1988 he was authorized to teach and accepted as a trainer for the camp.

Paulo Tocha worked as an actor in Asia and then moved to Los Angeles, California where he continued his acting and film making career and as a action technical adviser to the film studios.

Paulo is known as a trainer of champions, having trained some of the world’s best, including the first American Kings Birthday Champion. He is a representative, judge and referee official to the World Muaythai Council and the World Boxing Council and Sr. Vice President of the United States Muay Thai Association.. He retired from Muaythai in February 2001 in Bangkok, Thailand after fighting against one of Rajadmnuen Stadium’s top ranked fighters, Worawutnoy Kiatchaiyong.

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