By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing
World rated bantamweight Tantong Kiattaweesuk (19-0, 13 KOs) stopped Rafael Pangaribuan (12-5-2, 5 KOs) in round three of a scheduled ten round bout at the Thonburri University in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday. IBF #12 Kiattaweesuk-boxing from southpaw stance-controlled the fight from round one as he continually connected with accurate combinations to the head and body of the Indonesian. Kiattaweesuk was cautioned by referee Yongsak Na Songkla in round two for infringements and in round three a power left hook to the body dropped Pangaribuan for the full ten count.
Featherweight Vacharakrit Senahan (19-2-1, 9 KOs) scored a fifth round stoppage of Christian Sianturi (5-7-2, 3 KOs). The Indonesian came to fight but the Thai boxer staggered his opponent in round five when he connected with hard left hook to the jaw and followed up with a barrage and referee crowned Senaharn to save the import from further punishment.”Senarharn is a university graduate who is a role model for the youth of Thailand,” said manager Jimmy Chaichotchuang.”
Welterweight Ekapop Mor Krungthep Thonburi (2-0) stopped Sinsamut Pothongym in three rounds in an action bout.
Junior bantamweight Patomchai Patomphothong (4-1-1) was awarded a four round points victory over Kongtawat Sithpotong of a crowd pleasing contest
Promoter Jimmy Chaichotchuang said, “Peace and calm have returned to the streets of Bangkok and we are pleased that despite the crisis that took the lives of over 40 people we had a record attendance of boxing fans at the promotion. Kiattaweesuk and Senaharn were both impressive in their fights and continue to have a big following in Thailand.”
Televised on Channel Seven throughout Thailand