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Rojas Admits Defeat, Wants Sor Rungvisai Rematch

By Carlos Costa

Last week, little known Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (19-5-1, 7 KOs) made a big impression with a dominating twelve round unanimous decision over Tomas Rojas (36-13-1, 24KOs) to capture the WBC super flyweight title at Khunmuangsri stadium in Srisaket, Thailand. The scores were 116-112, 117-111 and 115-114 for the new champion.

Sor Rungvisai was able to outboxe and outfight the more experienced Rojas and held the tough Mexican off in the later rounds, when he tried to rally for a knockout.

"Yes, he won. It was close, but I know he won. He moved well. I was in good shape. I knew nothing about him. He surprised me. I had no idea he was so good. Well, congratulations to him, but I would love a rematch," Rojas said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Margarito_619 on 08-22-2011

First of all.. if your the champion what the hell are you doing fighting in Thailand with some unknown fighter?? I guess the money must have been good for Gusano Rojas to fight in Thailand! I watched this fight and…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 08-22-2011

Im sure the wbc will get him a free trinket asap

Comment by elgranluchadore on 08-22-2011

rojas boxes from the outside that's his style, he just wasnt ready at all for such a tricky challenger i doubt rojas team even watched a tape of rungvisai if rojas starts with pressure from the start he can win…

Comment by vick_ramalot on 08-22-2011

a true sportsman speaking here:boxing:.. most would make excuses but he keeps it real:fing02:. I also think he had a totally wrong gameplan and could possibly win a rematch. his plan to box the smaller man from the outside completely…

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