After rumour and speculation we now, finally, know what's next for former 2-time WBC Super Flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (47-5-1, 41) [ศรีสะเกษ นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น]!
The exciting and well like Thai puncher has been confirmed as returning to the ring on March 7th as part of the next WP Boxing event, which will shown on Work Point in Thailand, and is also likely to be shown on DAZN in the US.
The details regarding the bout aren't really that clear at the moment, as in who he will face and how long the bout will be, but to have a date is at least something. As is the fact we know the event will take place in Thailand, from Work Point studios.
For Srisaket this will be his first bout in almost a year, following lats April's loss to Juan Francisco Estrada, and will let him shake off some ring rust before returning to a high level later in the year.
Although Srisaket is the big attraction for the show from what we understand he won't actually be the main event. That honour goes to a match up between teenager Thananchai Charunphak (7-1, 5) veteran Kompayak Porpramook (60-8, 41), aka Suriyan Satorn, who face off in a Flyweight bout.
It's also worth noting that the schedule for the Work Point shows for 2020 is known. This March 7th card will be the first, with the others taking place on April 4th, May 2nd, June 13th or June 20th, July 4th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd, November 7th and December 5th. So not only do we know when Srisaket will be back but also when the stellar WP Boxing events are scheduled. In the past they have been available through US DAZN, and are likely to be available this year as well for US subscribers to the streaming service.
(Image courtesy of มวยโลกแฟนคลับ)
By Rene Bonsubre,Jr
CHONGQING,CHINA- Wengfeng Ge (11W-1,6KO’s) of China and Suriyan Satorn (60-7,41KO’s) of Thailand will battle for the vacant WBO Global Flyweight title this Saturday October 26 at the Yubei Stadium in Chongqing. Both easily made weight, Ge weighed in at 111.3lbs while Satorn was at 111.5 lbs during the official weigh-in held at the fight venue.
Ge will be looking to bounce back from his first pro loss against Filipino Giemel Magramo last January in Suzhou. Ge suffered an eye injury and the swelling around his eye - which also had a cut - got worse leading to the tenth round stoppage.
Ge has scored wins against former IBF world champ Amnat Ruenroeng and Filipino prospects Melmark Dignos and Ivan Soriano.
Satorn, also known as Kompayak Porpramook, won the WBC light flyweight world title in 2011 against Mexican Adrian Hernandez. After one defense against Filipino Jonathan Taconing, he lost to Hernandez in their rematch. In his previous appearance in China last January, Satorn lost to Jing Xiang by unanimous decision for the WBC Silver light flyweight title.
Chunlei Lin (9-3,2KO’s) of China and Galih Susanto (17-9-1,4KO’s) of Indonesia will dispute the WBC ABCO Silver super bantamweight title. Lin stepped on the scales at 121.4lbs while Susanto weighed 119.7lbs.
Susanto has shared the ring and lost to quality Filipino boxers like former title-holders Marlon Tapales and Jhack Tepora. Lin has beaten Indonesian Rocky Manufoe and lost to Japanese Shun Wakabayashi.
The undercards will feature a female fight between Jianping Ouyang (China) vs Charimae Salvador (Philippines). Both Ouyang (3-1-1,1KO) and Salvador (4-3,1KO) weighed 104.9lbs. For the rest of the undercards - Ruidong Zhou (3-1) vs Xiong Xiao (Pro debut), DianXing Zhu (3-0,2KO’s) vs Detao Wu (pro debut) and Wen Song Liu (2-1,2KO’s) vs Peng Huang (1-3-1,1KO).
This weigh-in and fights are supervised and sanctioned by the Professional Boxing Commission of China.
Photo – Ge Wenfeng (Left) and Suriyan Satorn pose during the weigh-in ceremony
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