On March 4th we'll a WBC Flyweight title fight between Thailand's Nawaphon Por Chokchai (36-0, 28) [นวพล นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น] and Mexican Juan Hernandez (33-2, 24). It now seems that that won't be the only bout between a Thai and a Mexican on the show with one Thai source reporting that the card will also feature a bout between Pongsaklek Sithdabnij (11-3-1, 9) [พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น] and the unbeaten Yudel Reyes (7-0).
Pongsaklek, listed on boxrec as Siridech Deebook, made his debut in 2009 lost to a fellow debut. His career was stop start and by February 2013 he was 0-3. That poor start however is now history and since 2015 he has gone 11-0-1 and began to prove himself as a fighter who has the potential to go places. That ability was first proven in in July 2015, when he upset the then 22-0 Kongfah Nakornluang, and since then he has claimed and defended the WBC ABC Continental Light Flyweight title, and he is now ranked #30 by the WBC.
Reyes debuted back in October 2015 and has fought solely in Mexico so far. Although relatively unknown he has already tkaen 6 unbeaten records, including one of a debutant, and was last out in November when he beat Erick Lopez.
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