Tomorrow fight fans will see a new WBC Flyweight champion being crowned as Nawaphon Por Chokchai (36-0, 28) [นวพล นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น] battles with Mexican Juan Hernandez (33-2, 24) for the currently vacant title.
Today, ahead of their clash tomorrow, the two men took part in their weigh in and both made weight for the contest, with both men tipping the scales at 112lbs dead on, the divisional limit.
The fighters, who will fight tomorrow, will each be vying to become just the third active Flyweight champion and we already know that their title will be the target for both Daigo Higa and Muhammad Waseem, meaning that not only is the bout a key one for the Asian scene but the winner will also be a target for two unbeaten and fast rising Asian fighters as well.
For fans wanting to watch the bout it does sound like it will be aired on Thai Channel 3, though it's unclear if it's HD or SD, from 18:00 local time, but their website for Channel 3 doesn't actually confirm that sadly so it may be a case of tuning in and having your fingers cossed.
Nawaphon and Hernandez battle for vacant WBC crown!
(Image coutesy of Thairec.com)
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