Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (49-5-1, 42 KOs), the previous two-time WBC world champion from Thailand, is about to get again into the ring on March 13 (in Thailand) in opposition to former world champion and present Thai super-flyweight champion – Kwanthai Sithmorseng [aka Ekkawit Songnui] (50-7-1, 27 KOs). The battle would be the predominant occasion of the WP Boxing collection, the main boxing program in Southeast Asia. The present might be dwell on DAZN globally (excluding Thailand) on March 12 within the US.
Rungvisai is at present ranked first within the WBC’s super-flyweight world ranking and has already been named a compulsory challenger for the WBC world title.
In December final yr, the WBC formally ordered the winner of the unification bout between Juan Francisco Estrada and “Chocolatito” Roman Gonzalez to defend his WBC world title in opposition to Rungivisai subsequent inside August or September this yr. Within the meantime, Rungvisai should win this upcoming battle in opposition to Kwanthai Sithmorseng to keep up his alternative to problem the World Titles from the winner of Estrada vs Chocolatito.
“I can not wait to battle in opposition to the winner of Chocolatito and Estrada later this yr to indicate the world that I’m the highest fighter in tremendous flyweight. I wish to thank WBC and Eddie Hearn for committing to make this occur subsequent.
“I’ll present the world on this battle in opposition to Kwanthai Sithmorseng that I’m greater than able to face both Chocolatito or Estrada for the third time. I do know that Kwanthai could be very skilled. He’s a former World Champion and in addition the present Thailand’s champion in Tremendous Flyweight. He can’t be taken frivolously, however I might be spectacular and I’ll win by KO.
“It’s thrilling to be preventing on the identical day as Chocolatito vs Estrada as it will likely be an important arrange for our subsequent battle. Thanks Matchroom, DAZN, and WP Boxing for this nice alternative.” stated Rungvisai.
Rungvisai’s opponent on this battle, Kwanthai Sithmorseng, is a former WBA world champion and the present Thailand’s champion. He’s a extremely skilled boxer who fought on the World stage, together with preventing for a world title in opposition to the present WBO tremendous flyweight world champion – Kazuto Ioka.
“Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is the very best fighter in Thailand, and he has carried out an important job for placing Thailand on the worldwide boxing map by knocking out the legendary Roman Gonzalez. I’ve a lot respect for him, and I additionally understand that that is such an important alternative for me to be again on the world stage.
“This is usually a life-changing alternative for me. If I beat Rungvisai on this battle, I can get an opportunity to battle in opposition to the highest guys within the division in world title fights. I’ll do no matter it takes to make that occur.
“I used to be a world champion as soon as myself and I’ve lengthy expertise within the ring, so Rungvisai can not intimidate me. I’ll prepare very onerous to shock the world.” stated Sithmorseng.
Within the co-main occasion “Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut might be defending his WBC Asia Tremendous-Bantamweight title in opposition to the previous Two-time WBO World Champion, Pungluang Sor Singyu.
“Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut (13-0-1, 12 KOs) is the present WBC Asia and WBC Youth World Champion and is now ranked quantity 6 in WBC’s world ranking. Together with his aggressive preventing model and one punch KO sensation, “Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut has been named the highest rising star in Thailand immediately.
“That is such an important alternative for me to battle on DAZN and to indicate the world who I’m. I’ve established my identify in Muay Thai since I used to be younger, and my aim now could be to turn out to be a World Champion in Boxing.
Pungluang Sor Singyu is among the greatest fighters from Thailand for the previous few a long time. He gained the WBO World title twice, and he has unimaginable punching energy. Nevertheless, that is my time now. I wish to present the world that I’m prepared for world title fights. My aim is Luis Nery for his WBC Tremendous Bantamweight title. Or if I can impress Eddie Hearn on this battle and get him involved in having me battle Murodjon Akhmadaliev, I might be up for that too. I’m prepared for anybody at 122lbs.
“Be careful for me. I would like the world to recollect “Rock Man” after this battle,” stated “Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut.
Pungluand Sor Singyu (54-9-0, 36 KOs) is the previous two-time WBO World Champion and the present WBA Asia Champion.
“Chainoi Worawut is a superb up and coming boxer. He has an extremely entertaining preventing model. Nevertheless, I’m rather more skilled than him. I’ve traveled the world preventing the very best. He has by no means fought anybody like me. I’ll win by KO and use this chance to get myself again to world title battle,” stated Punglung Sor Singyu.
The battle between ‘Rock Man’ Chainoi Worawut vs. Pungluang Sor Singyu is anticipated to be a struggle since each fighters have aggressive model and heavy punching energy. This matchup is usually a actual take a look at for ‘Rock Man’ Chainoi Worrawut.
“It’s at all times an important honor to be working with Matchroom and DAZN. We’re extraordinarily excited to indicate our WP Boxing occasion and the very best of the boxing scene in Thailand to boxing followers around the globe.
“Within the Primary Occasion, we may have a battle between two former world Champions from Thailand. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is our nationwide hero. He made historical past for Thailand by beating Chocolatito twice and having two nice fights with Estrada. Kwanthai Sithmorseng is a former WBA World Champion. He has nearly 60 skilled boxing fights expertise, together with preventing in opposition to many World Champions all through his profession. He’s additionally the present Tremendous-Flyweight champion of Thailand.
“Rungvisai is now the Obligatory Challenger for the WBC Tremendous-Flyweight World Title, and he might be preventing in opposition to the winner of Chocolatito vs. Estrada subsequent by August or September this yr. He wants to indicate that he’s able to battle the winner of Chocolatito vs Estrada, and Kwanthai Sithmorseng might be an important take a look at for that.
“On prime of the Primary Occasion, we even have two WBC Asia Title fights. Each fights are extraordinarily aggressive, and they are going to be absolute wars.
“’Rock Man’ Chainoi Worawut vs Pungluang Sor Singyu for WBC Asia Tremendous Bantamweight title could be anticipated to be the Battle of the Yr for Thailand and Asia. ‘Rock Man’ Chainoi Worawut is probably the most explosive and thrilling rising star in Thailand. He’s now ranked #6 in WBC World ranking and is undefeated with practically 100% KO fee. Pungluang Sor Singyu is the previous Two-time WBO World Champion and the present WBA Asia Champion. He has fought many world class opponents all through his profession, resembling Tomoki Kameda, Paulus Ambunda, and Amnat Ruenroeng. Each fighters have aggressive model and heavy punching energy. Will probably be a struggle.
“Phongsaphon Panyakum vs Karoon Jarupianlerd for WBC Asia Tremendous-Flyweight title may also be a really thrilling and aggressive battle. Karoon Jarupianlerd is a former World Title challenger of “The Monster” Naoya Inoue. He went 10 thrilling rounds with The Monster, and he was the final man aside from Nonito Donaire that gave Inoue hassle. Phongsaphon Panyakum is an up-and-coming star with an thrilling aggressive model. Each fighters anticipate to get a powerful win and enter the scene of Tremendous-Flyweight as a prime contender within the division,” stated Financial institution Thainchai Pisitwuttinan, Promoter of WP Boxing collection.