wayne gregory is the protoge of Api dei (op-E-Day)
Api dei is a legend in thailand as the greatest fighter who ever lived, with the most winningest record. He is also the currenty "GRAND MASTER" of the fairtex club, highly respected FIgher.
Opi dei mentored wayne gregory years ago, Wayne became the first american to fight and win at lumpinee
EVER IN HISTORY.
Wayne Fought under the Name Opie Dei Noy - meaning....
(young or little/ opi dei).
for a fighter to take his teachers name into the ring with him was the greatest honer, it was a direct representation of the legend himself.
wayne's fighting history still goes way back into his childhood where he also was childhood friends with oscar de la hoya, and stable mates thru the years.
waynes boxing ability harmonized well with his talent in thai boxing making him such a dangerous fighter.
Today he runs a gym, somwhere in chicago.
Dan lamping is one of his students.