Tomorrow fight fans in Thailand will get the chance to see Wanheng Menayothin (43-0, 17) [วันเฮง ไก่ย่างห้าดาวยิม] defending the WBC Minimumweight title against unbeaten Filipino slugger Melvin Jerusalem (11-0, 7).
Today the two men took part in their weigh in, and both made the 105lb Minimumweight limit for the bout, whilst looking solid and in great shape for the bout.
Although neither man is a huge name in the sport the winner will be, rightfully, regarded as one of the best Minimumweights on the planet. At the moment Wanheng is widely regard as one of the top fighters at the weight, along with fellow Thai Knockout CP Freshmart, but a win for Jerusalem would see him supplant Wanheng.
For fans interested in watching the bout it will be shown on Thai Channel 7 tomorrow from 13:00 local time, along with a number of other bouts during a 3 hour telecast. Sadly at the time of writing we haven't been made aware of the other bouts set for the telecast.
Wanheng and Jerusalem battle for WBC title!
(Image courtesy of Thairec.com)
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