One of our Thai sources have informed us that the team behind Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (30-4-1, 27) will be heading to the WBC convention in mid-December in an attempt to make a case for their man to get a rematch with unbeaten WBC Super Flyweight champion Carlos Cuadras (31-0-1, 25), the man who beat Srisaket for the title earlier this year with a technical decision in Mexico.
The news, which broke soon after Srisaket's victory over Bobby Concepcion earlier today, was followed by really positive sounds from Srisaket's camp. The suggestion is that his team would be willing to bid big to bring the fight over to Thailand and get home advantage, something that would likely make a big difference to the result.
Srisaket is currently ranked #2 by the WBC though his win over Concepcion was a defense of the WBC Asian Boxing Council Super Flyweight title and it may be that the WBC will be happy to accommodate Srisaket and his team and make Srisaket a mandatory challenger. Whilst it does seem illogical that a win over Concepcion should increase Srisaket's rankings we all know how the sport really works and Srisaket's team have played the WBC's political games for a while, meaning that Srisaket moving up a place isn't going to be a huge shock to anyone.
We would assume that if Srisaket is granted a mandatory title opportunity at Cuadras then the the winner would be forced to defend the belt against Panama's Luis Concepcion (32-3, 23), another mouth watering bout.
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