Born Den Junlaphan, he became a WBC Strawweight Champion and defended his title four times between January, 2004 and November, 2007.
He began boxing after entering Thammasat University at age 16.
He changed his ringname several times, previously going by Eagle Okuda and Eagle Akakura before deciding on Eagle Kyowa.
He was raised as the eighth of nine children.
He was inspired to box after seeing legendary Thai boxer Khaosai Galaxy on TV.