By Carlos Costa
Filipino and Thai warriors made weight ahead of the WBA Asia title double-header set to thrill boxing fans tomorrow Sunday, March 1 in Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand.
In the exciting main event, Pinoy fighter Jeny Boy Boca (13-6, 11 KO’s) of the paradise Filipino Island of Camiguin exchange knuckles against tough Thai former world-title challenger Sarawut Thawornkham (21-2, 16 KO’s) for the vacant WBA Asia Flyweight Title and a berth in the WBA world rankings.
Last May, the Thai Sarawut, 28, battled strong titlist Artem Dalakian in Ukraine for the WBA world title, losing by knock out in ten chapters.
Tomorrow, he wants to emerge victorious with a victory over the well trained “Camiguin Tiger” who arrived in Bangkok on his Air Asia flight wanting to score most important win of his boxing career.
In the co-main feature, 21-year-old Filipino Adrian Lerasan (8-4, 1 KO) of Rizal Province lock horns against less-experienced Thai 115-pounder former muay thai combatant Tanes Ongjunta (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Bangkok for the vacant WBA Asia Super Flyweight Strap, in a war that could open big doors for the winner.
More exciting bouts complete the Thai evening of boxing.
The WBA Asia title double-header March 1 in Bangkok is a promotion of Galaxy Boxing of veteran Thai promoter Niwat Laosuwanwat.
May the Best Men Win..!!
The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in Asia. Carlos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and whatsapp +639184538152.