Thailand’s Srisaket Sor Rungvi
sai has retained his WBC Asia Boxing Council super flyweight title with a 2nd roundTKO over Filipino Lionel Mark Duran in Minburi, Thailand.
With the win the 25 year old Srisaket improved to 14-1 with 13 knockouts. His only loss was to Japan’s undefeated Kenji Oba who had a record of 16-0-2 with 12 knockouts on February 7, 2010.
Srisaket won the title with a 5th round knockout of Indonesia’s Erik Diaz Siregar on June 14, 2011. He retained the title with a somewhat controversial 4th round technical decision over Filipino Dondon Jimenea who was badly cut due to an accidental head-butt and couldn’t continue.
The referee went to the scorecards of the judges and awarded the fight to Srisaket.
With the title loss the 20 year old Duran dropped to 9-5-1 with 3 knockouts. He was coming off a ten round unanimous decision loss to Benazir Alolod last May 26.
Another Filipino with a terrible record of 13- 34 with 3 knockouts , Michael Rodriguez, lost a six round unanimous decision to former world super flyweight champion Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (21-5-1 with 7 KO’s) who lost his WBC belt by a twelve round unanimous decision to Japan’s Ypta Sato last March 27.