Earlier today the JBC issued their latest update to the invited banned boxers list, with two more Thais being added to the list of fights. They were the 5th and 6th additions to the list since the year began, and there are now 4 Thais, an Indonesian and a Ukrainian all on the list since February 18th.
One of those fighters was “debutant” Pornsak Chomram (0-1) who suffered a 3rd round KO loss to Takuya Yamaguchi (9-9, 7). On paper it doesn't look a bad loss for Pornsak however it was Yamaguchi's first win in almost 4 years and his first stoppage win since 2009. The crux however was the effort put in by the visitor who was said to have been “lethargic”.
The other fighter was the “win-less” Kriburee Sithniwat (0-3-1) who was stopped in 2 rounds by the promising Takeshi Inoue (3-0-1, 2). Sithniwat has had all 4 of his recorded bouts come in Japan with the last 3 all being stoppage losses. The 32 year old Thai, real name Seksun Chujit, hadn't had a recorded bout, according to boxrec, in almost 6 years and we do wonder why he was selected as an opponent for Inoue.
Both men are banned for a “lethargic fight” though for fans at the Korakuen Hall yesterday that's no consolation considering they were both on the same card, meaning fans had to watch both men.
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