By James Goyder
Knockout CP Freshmart (16-0) will defend his WBA 105 lbs title against Toto Landero in Chonburi on March 6th.
Knockout (16-0) is a former Muay Thai champion who is undefeated in boxing. He will make the fourth defence of his title against the Filipino who will be challenging for a world title for the first time.
The once beaten Landero (10-1-2) holds a split decision win over former world title challenger Vic Saludar but will be fighting outside of the Philippines for the first time.
The fight will take place in the afternoon and be broadcast in Thailand by channel 7. Knockout, real name Thamanoon Niyomtrong, had been expected to face Chaozong Xiong but that bout has been cancelled apparently.
IN OTHER NEWS: Former world champion Carlos 'Príncipe' Cuadras has promised to steal the show on SUPERFLY 2 on February 24 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, where he will fight against Puerto Rican McWilliams Arroyo.
"Cheeky Chappie" Cuadras, accompanied by his new coach Abel Sanchez at the official press conference, said: "I am very motivated for this fight.
"I'm at the side of a great coach, as part of the GGG team and they're bringing out the very best of Carlos Cuadras. I know Arroyo from the amateurs and I`ve got his medicine all ready!
"The fights between Mexicans and Puerto Ricans are always great battles, so we're going to steal the show. As for you Estrada,' don`t lose because I`ve got unfinished business with you!" As he audaciously declared this, there were roars of laughter.
Sanchez smiled and explained: "We are doing a great job. The plan was for Carlos to train with me for the fight with Estrada but we were not able to coordinate the agendas. However, here we are now.. ready for a big fight."
Top of the bill is WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai who defends his belt against Francisco 'Gallo' Estrada.