By Damrong Simakajornboon
WBA #2 minimum Kwanthai Chornor Pattalung (29-0-1, 16 KOs) successfully kept his PABA 105 title as he won a technical decision over PABA #9 Ricky Manufoe (reportedly 6-4-1) on Tuesday at Bungkayong Stadium in Vientiane, Laos. The source reported that Thai fighter mostly controlled the show and gained the score at least seven rounds with his effective body shots. An accidental headbutt in round nine rendered the champion unable to continue so the fight was sent to the scorecards in which two Thai judges favored 89-83, 89-82 for the champion while the Indonesian judge saw 86-86.
Kwanthai successfully retained his PABA title for the ninth time. In other action, Teerachai Or Ekarin stopped Sudsakorn Sukkasemresort in round three. Petchbodin Patavikorngym destroyed Chartchai Sithmorseng in the opening round. Petchbangbon Sor Tanapinyo stopped Taweesarp Or Insuwan. And Petchomthong Sor Tanapinyo outpointed Chamuokpetch Por Samart.