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Sor Rungvisai Shocks Tomas Rojas, Wins WBC Crown

By Carlos Costa in Srisaket, Thailand

In yet another 2011 shocker, Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (19-5-1, 7 KOs) won a 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. The three judges were from America, Belgium and Japan. Rojas tried to box from the distance in the early rounds but then changed his tactics when the fight appeared to be in doubt, as he tried in desperation to secure a knockout in the later rounds but it never came.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Shadows on 08-19-2011

I had only seen Sor Rungvisai once, against Wonjongkam. He's better than his record indicates, but I had thought that a lot of his success in that fight was due to the fact Wonjongkam is on his last leg. He…

Comment by Medved on 08-19-2011

I dont know whats worse, losing? or losing to a guy named Sor Rungavisai

Comment by Light_Speed on 08-19-2011

That was a great fight.

Comment by elgranluchadore on 08-19-2011

i knew rungvisai was trouble, for once u barely see foreign champs going to thailand unless its a serious challenge, and he gave pong a hell of a fight so he was there to win the title unlike cazarez next…

Comment by Team Vitaminas on 08-19-2011

[quote=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11010406]In yet another 2011 shocker, Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (19-5-1,7 KOs) won a 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…

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