Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Returns To Action Against Super-Flyweight Champion Kwanthai Sithmorseng On March 12 Live On DAZN
SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI MEETS KWANTHAI SITHMORSENG IN
ALL-THAI SUPER FLYWEIGHT CLASH
YORK – Jan. 22, 2021 – Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
(49-5-1, 42 KOs), the former Two-time WBC world champion and
Lineal world champion in Super Flyweight from Thailand, is
set to get back into the ring on March 12, 2021 against a
former WBA world champion and the current Thai Super
Flyweight champion – Kwanthai Sithmorseng [aka Ekkawit
Songnui] (50-7-1, 27 KOs). The fight will be the main event
of the WP Boxing series, the leading boxing program in
Southeast Asia. The show will be live on DAZN globally
(excluding Thailand) on March 12, 2021, 9.30 pm ET/ 6.30 pm
Rungvisai is currently ranked first in the WBC’s
Super Flyweight world rating and has already been named a
mandatory challenger for the WBC world title. In December
last year, the WBC officially ordered the winner of the
unification bout between Juan Francisco Estrada and
“Chocolatito” Roman Gonzalez to defend his WBC World
title against Rungvisai next within August or September this
year. In the meantime, Rungvisai will have to win this
upcoming fight against Kwanthai Sithmorseng to maintain his
opportunity to challenge the world titles from the winner of
Estrada vs Chocolatito.
“I cannot wait to fight
against the winner of Chocolatito and Estrada later this
year to show the world that I am the top fighter in Super
Flyweight. I would like to thank WBC and Eddie Hearn for
committing to make this happen next.
I will show the
world in this fight against Kwanthai Sithmorseng that I am
more than ready to face either Chocolatito or Estrada for
the third time. I know that Kwanthai is very experienced. He
is a former world Champion and also the current Thailand’s
champion in Super Flyweight. He cannot be taken lightly, but
I will be impressive and I will win by KO.
exciting to be fighting on the same day as Chocolatito vs
Estrada as it will be a great set up for our next fight.
Thank you Matchroom, DAZN, and WP Boxing for this great
opportunity.” said Rungvisai.
in this fight, Kwanthai Sithmorseng, is a former WBA world
champion and the current Thailand’s Champion. He is a
highly experienced boxer who fought at the world level,
including fighting for a world title against the current WBO
Super Flyweight world champion – Kazuto
“Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is the best fighter in
Thailand, and he has done a great job for putting Thailand
on the global boxing map by knocking out the legendary Roman
Gonzalez. I have much respect for him, and I also realize
that this is such a great opportunity for me to be back at
the world stage.
This can be a life changing
opportunity for me. If I beat Rungvisai in this fight, I can
get a chance to fight against the top guys in the division
in world title fights. I will do whatever it takes to make
I was a world champion once myself and I
have long experience in the ring, so Rungvisai cannot
intimidate me. I will train very hard to shock the world.”
In the co-main event “Rock Man”
Chainoi Worawut will be defending his WBC Asia Super
Bantamweight title against the former Two-time WBO world
champion, Pungluang Sor Singyu.
“Rock Man” Chainoi
Worawut (13-0-1, 12 KOs) is the current WBC Asia and WBC
Youth world champion and is now ranked number 6 in WBC’s
world rating. With his aggressive fighting style and one
punch KO sensation, “Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut has been
named the top rising star in Thailand today.
is such a great opportunity for me to fight on DAZN and to
show the world who I am. I have established my name in Muay
Thai since I was young, and my goal now is to become a world
champion in boxing.
Pungluang Sor Singyu is one of the
best fighters from Thailand for the past few decades. He won
the WBO world title twice, and he has incredible punching
power. However, this is my time now. I want to show the
world that I am ready for world title fights. My goal is
Luis Nery for his WBC Super Bantamweight title. Or if I can
impress Eddie Hearn in this fight and get him interested in
having me fight Murodjon Akhmadaliev, I will be up for that
too. I am ready for anyone at 122lbs.
Watch out for
me. I want the world to remember “Rock Man” after this
fight.” Said “Rock Man” Chainoi
Pungluang Sor Singyu (54-9-0, 36 KOs) is the
former two-time WBO world champion and the current WBA Asia
“Chainoi Worawut is a great up and coming
boxer. He has an incredibly entertaining fighting style.
However, I am much more experienced than him. I have
traveled the world fighting the best. He has never fought
anyone like me. I will win by KO and use this opportunity to
get myself back to world title fights.” Said Punglung Sor
“It is always a great honor to be working
with Matchroom and DAZN. We are extremely excited to show
our WP Boxing event and the best of the boxing scene in
Thailand to boxing fans around the world.
In the Main
Event, we will have a fight between two former world
champions from Thailand. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is our
national hero. He made history for Thailand by beating
Chocolatito twice and having two great fights with Estrada.
Kwanthai Sithmorseng is a former WBA world champion. He has
nearly 60 professional boxing fights experience, including
fighting against many world champions throughout his career.
He is also the current Super Flyweight champion of
Rungvisai is now the mandatory challenger
for the WBC Super Flyweight world title, and he will be
fighting against the winner of Chocolatito vs Estrada next
by August or September this year. He needs to show the world
that he is ready to fight the winner of Chocolatito vs
Estrada, and Kwanthai Sithmorseng will be a great test for
On top of the Main Event, we also have two WBC
Asia title fights. Both fights are extremely competitive,
and they will be absolute wars.
“Rock Man” Chainoi
Worawut vs Pungluang Sor Singyu for WBC Asia Super
Bantamweight title can be expected to be the Fight of the
Year for Thailand and Asia. “Rock Man” Chainoi Worawut
is the most explosive and exciting rising star in Thailand.
He is now ranked #6 in WBC World rating and is undefeated
with nearly 100% KO rate. Pungluang Sor Singyu is the former
Two-time WBO world champion and the current WBA Asia
champion. He has fought many world class opponents
throughout his career, such as Tomoki Kameda,
Ambunda, and Amnat Ruenroeng. Both fighters
have aggressive style and heavy punching power. It will be a
Phongsaphon Panyakum vs Karoon Jarupianlerd for
WBC Asia Super Flyweight title will also be a very exciting
and competitive fight. Karoon Jarupianlerd is a former world
title challenger of “The Monster” Naoya Inoue. He went
10 exciting rounds with The Monster, and he was the last man
apart from Nonito Donaire that gave Inoue trouble.
Phongsaphon Panyakum is an up-and-coming star with an
exciting aggressive style. Both fighters expect to get an
impressive win and enter the scene of Super Flyweight as a
top contender in the division.” said Bank Thainchai
Pisitwuttinan, Promoter of WP Boxing series.
great to have Srisaket back in action so early in 2021,”
said Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport. “The Thai star will
face the winner of the Estrada-Chocolatito rematch in the
fall, so it’s vital that he looks great in his homeland
and sends a message to his rivals against a fellow former
World champion on this massive weekend of Super-Flyweight
action on DAZN.”
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs Kwanthai
Sithmorseng will be live on DAZN (excluding Thailand) on
March 12, 2021, 9.30 pm ET/ 6.30 pm PT and live on Workpoint
Entertainment channel on March 13, 2021, 9.30 am (Thailand
time) at Workpoint Studio in Pathum Thani,
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