World Boxing Council super flyweight champion, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai wins the best “Professional Athlete of 2017, ” presented by the  Thai Sports Authority.

What a year for Srisaket, who`s thrilled the Thai people, by twice defeating  Nicaraguan sensation Román “Chocolatito” González.

In March Rungvisai regained the title, by defeating Gonzalez via decision in a very competitive fight.  However, in their second fight in September, he left no residue of doubt, with  a mighty and  impressive KO.

Sor Rungvisai commented: “I feel so very honored to receive the recognition of the people. I congratulate all the Thai teams and athletes who were also honored. I wish you a successful 2018, continuing  to make our country proud. ”

Srisaket`s  trainer Chokchai Pisitwuttinan was also recognized as the best “Professional Coach of the Year.”

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