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#4 Norasing wins, Laotian Nampetch makes history

By Damrong Simakajornboon
Photos: Phisit Juajan/Kokiet Groups

WBA #4 super fly Norasing Kokietgym (11-0-1, 8 KOs) successfully grabbed the vacant WBC Asia Silver 115lb title when he stopped Geboi Mansalayao (reportedly 9-17-4) on Friday at Sawan Vegas Hotel in Suwannakhet, Laos. Norasing overwhelmed the Filipino, mostly punishing his foe with vicious combinations. The show rapidly ended when Thai fighter landed a big body shot following by two big right hooks which dropped the Filipino for a full ten count at 1:57 of round two.

In the other co-main event, Nampetch Kwanjaisrikot (2-1) became the first Laotian to win an international professional boxing title as she scored a unanimous decision over Thailander Kanda Por Muangpetch, capturing the vacant WBC Asia Female 108lb title. Both female fighters excitingly exchanged punches in a close affair bout and finally, all three judges favored the local fighter who showed her more accurate punches during the last three rounds. All scorecards were read 96-94.

In other action, ABCO #13 minimum Saenganan Kokietgym (7-0, 5 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Indonesian Domi Nenokeba. And WBC Female #22 Kanittha Kokietgym (21-6, 8 KOs) stopped Sroipetch Sithphosai in round four. This event was promoted by Kokiet Panichyarom of Kokiet Groups promotion.

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