Czar Amonsot (left) of the Philippines and Yuttapol Sudnongbua of Thailand
By LITO DELOS REYES
FILIPINO boxing champion Czar “Czar of Bohol” Amonsot will defend his interim WBA Oceania super lightweight title against undefeated Yutthapol Sudnongbua of Thailand on November 25 at The Melbourne Pavilio, Flemington in Victoria, Australia.
It will be Amonsot’s first title-defense of the crown he won via a 3rd round knockout against Christian Ariel Lopez of Argentina last August 3 at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
The 31-year old southpaw also retained his two other titles – PABA super lightweight and WBA Pan African super lightweight last March 18 when he stopped Indonesian Geisler AP via a 2nd round technical knockout at The Melbourne Pavilion in Australia.
Amonsot, a native of Tagbilaran, Bohol captured the PABA super lightweight title via a 3rd round knockout on Steven Wills on September 12, 2013 in Australia. He has successfully defended it four times already.
Amonsot is also a former champion of the Australian super lightweight, WBO Asia Pacific lightweight, WBO Asia Pacific super featherweight and Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) featherweight titles.
Sudnongbua, alias “Kaewfah Tor Buamas” is still undefeated with 23 straight wins with 16 knockouts. He is a former WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental lightweight champion.
The 5-foot-9 Indonesian has already beaten two Filipino boxers. He first crushed Cristian Abila via a unanimous decision to bag the interim WBC Asian Boxing Council super featherweight crown last April 22, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The 30-year old Sudnongbua also scored a 3rd round knockout against Rick Paciones in Bangkok.
Sudnongbua’s first title was the vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental featherweight crown by a UD win over Indonesian Falazona Fidal last May 30, 2011 in Thailand.
He won the WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental lightweight title via a UD over United Kingdom’s Andrew Wallace on September 11, 2015 at Hangzhou, China.
The Amonsot-Sudnongbua championship fight is promoted by Brian Amatruda of Big Time Boxing and will be shown on Australia www.liveboxing.com.au.
Two other championship fights will also be featured.
WBC International Silver super middleweight champion Zac Dunn (22-0-0) of Australia will fight United Kingdom’s Liam Cameron (19-4-0) for the vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) super middleweight title.
International Boxing Organization Oceania cruiserweight champion Mark Flanagan (20-4-0) of Australia faces Orlando Antonio Farias (31-15-0) of Argentina for the WBA Oceania cruiserweight title.