World Boxing Council strawweight champion Osvaldo "Gallito" Novoa (14-4-1, 9KOs) of Mexico will defend his title for the second time, against the official challenger Wanheng Menayothin (35-0, 11KOs) of Thailand, in the last week of September in that country.
Novoa successfully defended his crown for the first time against Nicaraguan, Alcides Martinez by TKO in the 9th round.
The strawweight civision has been very active over the years. Its most outstanding champion was Mexican, Ricardo "Finito" Lopez, who shattered the all time record, making 22 successful defenses of his green and gold championship belt!
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