Sor Rungvisai shocks Tomas Rojas winning WBC crown
19 August 2011
Khunmuangsri Stadium, Muang, Srisaket, Thailand
After 12 rounds scores were: 117-111 of Burt A. Clements (USA), 116-112 of Daniel Van de Wiele (Belgium) and 115-114 of Takeaki Kanaya (Japan).
In the early rounds Suriyan positively pressed an action despite the busy mobility of Rojas who tried to box from the distance.
In the second half of the bout Suriyan fouth hard and dropped back Rojas.
The defending champ 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. Suriyan proved to ringwise especially in the close range.
Suriyan, 19-5-1 (7 KOs), formerly fought under the names like Saensaknoi Petchpayarknum, Saensaknoi Or Muangklang e Suriyan Por Chokchai. His real name is Suriyan Kaigunha.
Rojas, 36-13-1 (24 KOs) was making his third title defense.
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