Referee Bill Seth in Charge of WKN Bouts
Bill Seth / Pic: Emanuel Rudnkicki/Noisy Pixels

Referee Bill Seth is the third man inside the ring at Nemesis 11 fight night: Toby Smith v Johane Beausejour on Saturday 21 May in Perth, WA.

Bill Seth, 51, is a high profile Australian referee from Perth, WA. Formerly a fighter, he stepped inside the ring as the person in charge to regulate the contests in 1991. To date his portfolio combines over 500 muaythai encounters featuring dozens of outstanding world championship bouts.

A couple of notable events, Seth has been in charge of, saw the 2010 WKN world title challenges between Australians John Wayne Parr and Nathan Carnage Corbett versus Belarusian Dmitry Valent and Ukranian Pavel Zhuravlev.

Seth is known as a Thai style referee who gets on with the job without being noticed. Darren Curovic, who is credited with helping development of sport in Western Australia, recently outlined Bill Seth as ‘WA’s best Muay Thai referee’.

“I have been involved in Muay Thai since I was 17 years old,” says Seth.

“When I turned 26 I’ve started judging and refereeing at the first real Thai circuit in Perth.”

“I became the head referee for those events and sometimes was in charge of up to 10 out of 12 bouts in one night.”

John Wayne Parr v Dmitry Valent

Nathan Carnage Corbett v Pavel Zhuravlev

Bill Seth is also a head trainer of Mungkorn Mai Muaythai camp in Wangara, WA. Since 1990 the gym has produced several eminent fighters including world champions Eugene Ekkelboom and Robert Powdrill.

WKN World Office appointed Bill Seth as the head referee for Nemesis 11 muaythai fight night on Saturday 21st May in Perth, WA. The event will see Australian Toby Smith facing French Johane Beausejour in the international bout. Three national muaythai championship bouts made-in Western Australia v Queensland feature the main card of an outstanding gathering at Kingsway Stadium. Bill Seth will be the third man inside the ring to coordinate the fair play, sportsmanship and real muaythai action. The WKN supervisor of the event is Nathan Carnage Corbett.

To date revealed Nemesis 11 fight card looks as the following.

WKN Intercontinental Super Fight / Muay Thai / Middleweight / 5x3mn
Toby ‘The Weapon’ Smith v Johane Beausejour (France)

Western Australia v Queensland

WKN Australian Championship / Muay Thai / Super-lightweight / 5x3mn
Parviz Iskenderov (Western Australia) v Chadd Collins (Queensland)

WKN Australian Championship / Muay Thai / Welterweight / 5x3mn
Ricardo Pisaneschi (Western Australia) v Benny Mahoney (Queensland)

WKN Australian Championship / Junior / Muay Thai / Lightweight / 5x2mn
Damon Nelson (Western Australia) v Brandon ‘Dynamite’ Spain (Queensland)

Western Australia Rating Bout / Muay Thai / Female / Flyweight / 5x2mn
Emma Graham (Western Australia) v Kim Townsend (Western Australia)

Nemesis 11 fight night is held on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Kingsway Indoor Stadium – 130 Kingsway, Madeley WA 6065.

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Misagh Norouzi
Misagh Norouzi is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is training and fighting under the patronage of a prominent Thai master Top Sangmorakot. Norouzi is an author and reporter at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.

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