WEIGHTS FROM THAILAND: NOLI MORALES 111, RUSALEE SAMOR 111 FOR IBF PAN PACIFIC TITLE
By Carlos Costa
Thu, 18 Oct 2012
IBF Pan Pacific Flyweight champion Rusalee Samor of Thailand (left) and his Filipino challenger Noli Morales made same weight of 111 lbs (50.35 kgs) today, ahead of their title clash tomorrow in Laprao, Thailand, reported to Philboxing international matchmaker Brico Santig of Higland Boxing.
"Its a good fight for Noli (Morales) because the Thai Samor is world rated by the IBF," said Santig today from Thailand.
Indeed, the 28 year-old Thai Ruslee Samor (18-3-2, 8KO's) is world rated as #11 flyweight by the IBF, a weight class where the IBF world champion is tough South African Moruti Mthalane (29-2, 20KO's).
Meanwhile, the underdog Noli Morales (9-2, 3KO's), 26, of Iligan, Lanao del Norte, whose only two loses have been his previous apperances in the Kingdom of Thailand, aims at scoring the big win that will catapult him into the IBF world rankings.
PHOTO (L to R): IBF Pan Pacific Flyweight Champ Rusalee Samor of Thailand, fight supervisor Ray Wheatley of Australia and Filipino challenger Noli Morales. In the back promoter Jimmy Kiekerin and trainer Frank Jaro (wearing cap).
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|World Ranked Super Bantamweight Daniel Roman to take on Ramiro Robles this Friday Night on GFL.TV|
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016UFC's Michael Bisping -- PEDs Broke Anderson Silva's Penis (VIDEO)
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016NBA -- Cavs fans shower Kobe with love
By Carl Tomakin, Fri, 12 Feb 2016NBA -- Bulls feel sting of long road trip
By Jose Montes, Fri, 12 Feb 2016AUSTRALIAN PROMOTER PETER MANIATIS SAYS BRADLEY'S PLAN TO TARGET PACQUIAO'S SHOULDER IS A BIG MISTAKE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 12 Feb 2016WORLD CHAMP JACK ASIS CONSIDERS MOVING TO LIGHTWEIGHT
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016MORALDE AND SABALDE MAKE WEIGHT FOR BRAWL AT THE MALL: GLORY
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 12 Feb 2016AL RIVERA DOMINATES SHINYA IWABUCHI TO WIN VACANT OPBF TITLE BY 7TH ROUND TKO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 12 Feb 2016Adam Lopez, Mario Muñoz & Undercard Share Their Thoughts In Advance Of ShoBox Quadrupleheader In Atlantic City, Friday, Feb. 19, 10p ET/PT Live On SHOWTIME
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016NBA -- Spurs overmatch Heat
By Roman David Garay, Fri, 12 Feb 2016The Dwyre Chronicles: "Smelts, Belts and Jose Ramírez"
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016PABUSTAN CLASHES WITH WBO BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION PUNGLUANG SOR SINGYU IN TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 12 Feb 2016Ronda Rousey -- I'M FIGHTING AGAIN!!! (PHOTOS)
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016Amanda Serrano Sends an Ultimatum to All World Champions in her Division
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016FAN FAVORITES AND RISING STARS CHRISTIAN "CHIMPA" GONZALEZ, IVAN "STRIKER" DELGADO, OSCAR "EL JAGUAR" NEGRETE AND RAFAEL "EL ALIKIN" GRAMAJO TO FIGHT AT LA FIGHT CLUB'S ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY ON MARCH 4
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016"RELENTLESS" ANTONIO OROZCO IS SET TO FACE MIGUEL ACOSTA ON MARCH 25 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO, INDIO, CA.
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016King's Promotions fighters Carlos Rosario & David Gonzales speak after big wins this past Tuesday night
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016A Revolution in Boxer-Manager Relationships
By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016邹市明完胜对手,比赛吸引 3650万中国观众
By T. Chin-Te, Thu, 11 Feb 2016ATTACKING PACQUIAO’S SHOULDER A BIG MISTAKE
By Eddie Alinea, Thu, 11 Feb 2016Isn’t Pacquiao-Bradley 3 also a junk sale?
By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 11 Feb 2016PHOENIX PETROLEUM IMPORT EXPECTS AN EXCITING BATTLE WHEN PACQUIAO AND BRADLEY WHO ARE BOTH WARRIORS CLASH ON APRIL 9
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 11 Feb 2016Arthur Abraham Statement on Gilberto Ramirez Title Defense
By , Thu, 11 Feb 2016Pacquiao-Bradley to Feature Hispanic World Championship PPV Undercard
By , Thu, 11 Feb 2016