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Pongsaklek Wonjongkam Decisions Edgar Sosa To Retain

By Miguel Rivera & Alexey Sukachev

WBC flyweight champion Pongsaklek Wonjongkam won a twelve round unanimous decision over mandatory challenger Edgar Sosa at the 11th Infantry Regiment in Bangkok, Thailand. To prepare for this fight, Pongsaklek, 34, trained for 109 rounds. He considered Sosa to be the toughest fight of his career. 

Scores after the first eight rounds were 79-73 (twice) and 80-72, all in favor of the champion. Sosa rallied late in the fight and took at least three rounds to make the scores a little less wider - 116-111 and 117-110 (twice). Referee was Massimo Barrovechio of Italy.

Pongsaklek, who raised his record to 82-4-1 (45KOs), controlled the action, outworked the veteran from Mexico, threw accurate punches and he never lost his focus. The 32-year-old Sosa, who vowed to win by knockout within nine, was frustrated by the late rounds and to his credit he changed his strategy and began to score points, but it was too late in the fight to make a considerable dent on the scorecards. Sosa falls to 43-7, 26KOs.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by goblin213 on 10-22-2011

Finally found it!!

Comment by sdcluser on 10-22-2011

Sosa should have gone to the body more.

Comment by KillerRightHook on 10-22-2011

Good win Pong-Wonj! :boxing:

Comment by crold1 on 10-22-2011

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;11321381]Haven't seen the fight but I thought for sure that Sosa was going to catch Wonjongkam at the right time. Much respect to Pongsaklek, this is a tremendous win for him and he just keeps adding to an already great…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 10-21-2011

Haven't seen the fight but I thought for sure that Sosa was going to catch Wonjongkam at the right time. Much respect to Pongsaklek, this is a tremendous win for him and he just keeps adding to an already great…

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