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#2 Wanheng, #11 Srisaket keep WBC regional titles

By Damrong Simakajornboon
Photos: Petchyindee Boxing Promotion

WBC #2/WBO #3 strawweight Wanheng Menayothin (25-0, 8 KOs) successfully retained his WBC international 105lb title as he outpointed WBC #27 Rolio Golez (14-10,5 KOs) on Monday at the 11th Infantry Regiment in Bangkok, Thailand. The local news reported that Wanheng mostly controlled the show with his aggression before he comfortably scored a 119-108, 117-110, 116-111 unanimous decision. Golez was also deducted a point for his continuous rabbit punches in the final round.

In other action, former WBC light flyweight champion Kompayak Porpramook (47-4, 32 KOs) displayed a one-sided attack on Indonesian Johan Wahyudi, forcing the referee to stop the bout at 1:18 of round six.

WBC #2 lightfly Noknoi Sitthiprasert (40-4, 24 KOs) scored a fourth round TKO over Indonesian Madis Sadar. WBC #31 straw Freshmart Niyomtrong stopped Toncer Manufoe of Indonesia in round three to retain his WBC Youth 105lb title.

WBC #34 fly Songkom Sakhomsil scored a fifth round TKO over Indonesian Bonis Purba to capture the WBC Youth 118lb title.

This event was promoted by Piyarat Vachirarattanawong of Petchyindee Boxing Promotion.

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On the same day at North Bangkok University in Bangkok, WBC #11 superfly Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (16-1-1,15 KOs) landed a vicious right bodyshot to destroy ABCO #2 “previously unbeaten” Alvin Bais (13-1, 3 KOs) at 1:21 of round two to retain his WBC Asian Boxing Council 115lb title for the fourth time.

In other action, former WBC superfly title holder Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (23-5-1,9 KOs) dropped Indonesian Safwan Lombok twice, scoring a KO at 0.44 of round four.

WBC #13 bantam Yodchanchai Nakornluang (18-2,15 KOs) dropped Nimit Sithsaithong once before he displayed one-side attack which forced referee to stop the bout at 1:14 of round three.

WBC #26 fly Nawaphon Por Chokchai (11-0,8 KOs) won a 60-54, 60-54, 60-55 unanimous decision over Yodpichai Sithsaithong (reportedly 8-7) in a six round non-title bout.

This event was promoted by Surachart Pisitwuttinan of Nakornluang Boxing Promotion.

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