Ponchai Chuwatana ( ポンチャイ・チュワタナ ) is a non-recurring character in Hajime No Ippo

He is a Featherweight boxer, and the 3rd seed in Thailand. He fought Makunouchi Ippo in his comeback match, where Ippo debuted the Dempsey Roll.


Prior to his fight with Ippo, neither he nor Ippo knew anything about one another, except that Ponchai took down Thailand's biggest boxing hope, Jimmy Sisphar.

Later on he was knocked down by Makunouchi Ippo in the second round.

Match History

Match History
# Result Record Date Opponent Location Time Type Notes
14 LOSS 12-2-0 1993-07-11 JapanMakunouchi Ippo Tokyo, Japan 2(10), 2:00 TKO "The Road Back", Comeback Match
? WIN  ?-?-0 1993 ThailandJimmy Sisphar Lumpinee Stadium, Thailand 4(10),??? KO


He is a boxer with a classic style reinforced by a good musculature. He uses footwork as well as in fights.