In an exquisite show of uncooked punching energy, former WBC 115-lb champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (50-5-1, 43 KOs) registered his 50th profession victory with a third-round stoppage win over former WBA 105-lb champion Kwanthai Sithmorseng (50-Eight-1, 27 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round struggle on the Workpoint Enviornment in Bangkok, Thailand.
Rungvisai bludgeoned the 38-year-old Sithmorseng with large pictures within the third spherical, inflicting him to take a knee within the nook correctly. Displaying plenty of braveness, Sithmorseng received again up and completed the spherical.
The struggle was stopped after the spherical ended as a result of Sithmorseng had suffered a watch harm.
Rungvisai confirmed no respect for Sithmorseng’s energy as he walked ahead all the struggle, throwing nonstop energy punches to the top and physique.
Sometimes, Sithmorseng would land a shot that will snap Rungvisai’s head again, however it didn’t forestall him from persevering with to return ahead and throw onerous punches one after one other.
In between rounds, Sithmorseng informed his coach that he was having issues getting his pictures off because of Rungvisai’s excessive work price.
He wasn’t giving Sithmorseng a lot of an opportunity to get his punches off as a result of he needed to focus a lot of his vitality on his protection to maintain from getting harm.
Even with Sithmorseng protecting up, Rungvisai’s punches discovered their manner round his guard, hitting him on the facet of the top and to the physique.
Rungvisai’s energy was extra like that of an excellent featherweight, and there was no manner that Sithmorseng may deal with that form of energy for lengthy.
It’s a credit score to his toughness that he was in a position to final so long as he did underneath the incessant bombardment from Rungvisai.
“I didn’t rush it through the early rounds as a result of I wished to be able to struggle the winner of tomorrow night time’s struggle,” mentioned Srisaket Sor Rungvisai through the post-fight interview. “It’ll be an ideal struggle tomorrow between Chocolatito and Estrada.
Rungvisai is the WBC necessary for Chocolatito’s 115-lb title. Whoever emerges because the winner of Saturday’s unification struggle between Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada shall be dealing with Rungvisai subsequent on DAZN.
In fact, in the event that they determine to take the struggle. It will be tempting to vacate the WBC title to keep away from Rungvisai, however it’s inconceivable Estrada, or Chocolatito would make that transfer. There’s good cash that shall be on the road for the struggle with Rungvisai, and so they gained’t move it up.
Rungvisai defeated Chocolatito twice in 2017, with the second victory coming by a fourth-round knockout. In 2018, Rungvisai beat Estrada by a 12 spherical majority resolution. A 12 months later, Estrada got here again to beat Rungvisai by a detailed 12 spherical unanimous resolution.
“Whoever wins shall be higher ready,” mentioned Rungvisai bout the winner of the Estrada vs. Chocolatito struggle. “I need Estrada to win so I can get revenge.
“The perfect of luck for Estrada and Chocolatito tomorrow. Might the perfect man win.”
Different outcomes on Friday’s Rungvisai vs. Sithmorseng card:
- Phongsaphon Panyakum UD 10 Karoon Jarupainlerd
- Danai Ngiabphulhiew KO three Wichet Sengprakhon