Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Sor Rungvisai Gets Hero's Welcome - With Grilled Rat

Last Saturday night, World Boxing Council (WBC) super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand defended his crown for the second time with a twelve round majority decision over mandatory challenger Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico.

The fight headlined a big night as part of the HBO televised event, SuperFly 2, that promoter Tom Loeffler of 360 Promotions organized at The Forum of Inglewood, in Los Angeles, California.

sor-rungvisai (3)_2

Rungvisai was received as a hero in Thailand and upon his arrival at the airport, his mother, Nurat Wang-ek, was waiting for him with his favorite foods, which included succulent dishes such as grilled rat, fried pigeons and red ants with rice.

sor-rungvisai (5)

The Thai champion revealed that he was subjected to a very strict diet and had even to lose at least 2 pounds the night before weigh-in. So he was very happy to be received at the airport with his favorite delicacies.

sor-rungvisai (6)

Regarding the possibility of a second fight with Estrada, the champion said - "I can challenge a rematch whenever I want. I'll make him look worse and probably even knock him out," Rungvisai told The Nation in Thailand.

sor-rungvisai (4)_2

Also, on Tuesday it was reported that, according to "Nielsen Media Research," the battle between Rungvisai and Estrada attracted a maximum peak audience of 753,000 viewers and an average of 639,000 viewers, on HBO in the United States.

sor-rungvisai (2)_2

sor-rungvisai (1)_2

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Strategic1 on 03-02-2018

Hmmm steak?... Hell naw..seasoned grilled rats please.

Comment by HandsofIron on 03-02-2018

Breakfast of Champions.

Comment by revelated on 03-01-2018

Performance Enhancing Rodents.

Comment by komandante on 03-01-2018

Let's do Rungvisai v Ancajas or Sultan. :boxing:

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 03-01-2018

Red ants with rice sounds intriguing. I would try that dish.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines Spence, Crawford Trade Heated Words - Agree on $1 Million Bet Chordale Booker Ready To Show He's 'The Gift' in North Carolina Kerman Lejarraga Will Become a Huge Attraction, Says DiBella Promoter: Dinu's A Top-10 Heavyweight; Toughest Fight For Miller Omar Figueroa Craves Errol Spence Rematch in The Future Jarrell Miller: I'll Impose Will On Dinu & Get Him Out Of There Photos: Maurice Hooker Breaks Down, Stops Alex Saucedo Lennox Lewis: Wilder-Fury Will NOT Look Like Klitschko-Fury Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Garcia, Mayweather, Usyk, More Photos: Kavaliauskas in Line For Crawford After Arriaza KO Win Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross Arum: We're Going To Look Very Closely at Crawford-Kavaliauskas Whyte Warns: Joshua Will Get a "Whooping" When Time Comes Kavaliauskas: I'm Ready To Fight Terence Crawford Next! Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Meet Face To Face in Oklahoma Maurice Hooker Gets Off The Floor To Batter, Stop Alex Saucedo Maurice Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jaron Ennis Blasts Out Ray Serrano in Two Rounds Kavaliauskas Knocks Out Arriaza In Third; Wants Crawford Next Sam Teah Hurts Kenneth Sims, Decisions Him Over Eight Andrew Moloney vs. Cris Paulino on December 14 in Perth Arnold Khegai Drops, Decisions a Tough Jorge Diaz Wilder: If Fury Tries To Rough Me Up - I'll Be His Worst Nightmare Callum Smith More Than Willing To Fight Andre Ward in May Luis Ortiz Vows To Make Kauffman Pay For 'Cheater' Comments Photos: Nico Hernandez Ready For Hometown Clash Top Rank VP: Arriaza is Measuring Stick Bout For Kavaliauskas Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Get Tense at Weigh-In Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Ready For War in Kansas Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Trade Heated Words Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Ready For Battle in Kansas Chocolatito Reveals Offer For Yafai, Wants Sor Rungvisai Trilogy Jarrell Miller Weighs In At 315¼ Pounds, 78 More Than Dinu Frankie Gavin Very Overweight For Kerman Lejarraga Clash John Molina Expects an All-Out With Omar Figueroa Cristofer Rosales vs. Charlie Edwards on Whyte-Chisora Card Alicia Napoleon To Defend WBA World Title in February Arum: Saucedo Showed 'Huge Balls' In 4th Round Versus Lenny Z Anthony Fowler To Box On Kell Brook-Michael Zerafa
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement