Tomorrow fight fans in Thailand will see local star Knockout CP Freshmart (12-0, 6) [น็อคเอาท์ ซีพีเฟรชมาร์ท] and battle Nicaraguan warrior Byron Rojas (17-2-3, 8) to become the WBA Minimumweight champion, and unify the "World" and "interim" titles.
Today the two men made weight for the contest, with both scaling the divisional limit of 105lbs, and both looking in great condition at the weigh in, with Rojas being the slightly taller man and Knockout being the more muscular looking.
Although both made weight and both are "champions" the general view seems to be that Knockout should be regarded favourite, with his team paying up big money to get this fight in Thailand, rather than Nicaragua. Rojas however did win his title on the road in South Africa earlier this year and will be full of confidence coming into this bout.
For fans interested in turning in to this one, it will be aired on Thai Channel 7 from 13:45 local time, with the broadcast set to last for around 2.5 hours, and feature several notable fighters on the under-card.
Knockout looks to dethrone Rojas
(Image courtesy of thairec.com)
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