January 26th 1988-Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
Khaosai Galaxy (32-1, 29) vs Kongtoranee Payakaroon (12-1, 9)
In 1988 Thai fans saw local fighters clash as WBA Super Flyweight champion Khaosai Galaxy [เขาทราย แกแล็คซี่] battled against Kongtoranee Payakaroon [ก้องธรณี พยัคฆ์อรุณ]
December 19th 2986-Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
Kongtoranee Payakaroon (9-0, 7) Vs Gilberto Roman (43-3-1, 32)
Many fight fans will recognise the name "Samart Payakaroon" though far fewer will be aware that Samart had a boxing brother, Kontoranee Payakaroon [ก้องธรณี พยัคฆ์อรุณ] , who would twice fight for world titles. The first of his world tirle fights saw him battle against Mexican great Gilberto Roman, the then WBC Super Flyweight champion.
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