JOMTHONG CHUWATANA OUTPOINTS RANEL SUCO IN KUNMING, CHINA
By Carlos Costa
Sun, 25 Nov 2012
In an intense clash, Thailand's muaythai star Jomthong Chuwatana (center) scored a 12-round unanimous decision win over Filipino boxer Ranel Suco Singwancha (14-7-2, 6KO's) to become OPBF and WBC Asia Council Continental Super Featherweight (130 lbs) champion in Kunming, China.
Official scores were 119-109, 117-111, 119-110; all in favor of the 23-year-old Jomthong Chuwatana (4-0, 3KO's) who is also the reigning WBC Muaythai Lightweight (135 lbs) World Champion.
Jomthong Chuwatana, a dangerous southpaw kick boxer with more than 200 combats as muay thai fighter, aims at being the first warrior in history to be muay thai world champion as well as professional boxing world champ at the same time. He is already a Muay Thai 2-division world champion.
After the action-packed fight which was broadcast throughout China on Yunnan TV, Filipino matchmaker Brico Santig, Ranel Suco Singwancha's manager and cornerman, commented to this author:
"Jomthong Chuwatana is really a good boxer. But during the fight he used elbow strike movement two times (elbow strikes are allowed in muay thai)) for which the referee gave a warning to the Thai boxer (no points were deducted during the fight). According to Patrick Cusick (Australian boxing and muaythai reporter), the fight was very close and very exciting. It thrilled the chinese audience in attendance at the Kunming Stadium."
After their intense 12-round fight, Thai fighter Jomthong Chuwatana (WBC Muay Thai World Champ) talks to his Filipino opponent Ranel Suco Singwancha (left), and trainer Lito Jalnaiz
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|ALA PROMOTIONS ADDS JASON PAGARA TO THE AUGUST 7 CARD IN DUBAI|
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 08 Jul 2015HISTORIC 07-07-07: CONDES AND DONAIRE WIN WORLD TITLES
By Maloney L. Samaco, Wed, 08 Jul 2015Adrien Broner Sentenced In 'Rich & Famous' DUI Case
By , Wed, 08 Jul 2015Undefeated Super Lightweight Omar Douglas eyes bout with Frank De Alba
By , Wed, 08 Jul 2015R.I. legends Paz, Balletto, Manfredo Jr. pass the torch to New England's new generation
By , Wed, 08 Jul 2015ARUM PLANS DONAIRE TITLE FIGHT AGAINST WBA CHAMPION QUIGG IN DUBAI
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015VILORIA IN REMATCH WITH WBO/WBA FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION JUAN FRANCISCO ESTRADA IN SEPTEMBER
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015Caruana wins Dortmund 2015; Wesley So @ 2nd place
By Jose "joeyj" Jereos Jr., Tue, 07 Jul 2015Orcullo Leads Trio of Pinoy Champions into the USA for 75th World Straight Pool Title
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015RODRIGUEZ IS HUNGRY FOR VICTORY; NIETES DETERMINED TO RETAIN HIS TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015MAYWEATHER STRIPPED OF WBO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE HE WON AGAINST PACQUIAO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015Karim Mayfield Responds To Potential Showdown With Floyd Mayweather Says He'll Give The Fans A Highly Explosive Fight
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015READY TO WIN ONE FOR THE LITTLE GUYS: INTRODUCING MARCOS "DORADO" REYES
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015Hagler Confirms Attendance at Nev. Boxing HOF Gala, Aug. 8 at Caesars Palace
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015Melson Receives Humanitarian Award from WBC; Set to Assist Amateur Program!
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015FULL NIGHT OF UNDERCARD ACTION FEATURES EDNER CHERRY BATTLING LUIS CRUZ & ANTHONY PETERSON TAKING ON RAMESIS GIL FROM THE USF SUN DOME IN TAMPA ON SATURDAY, JULY 11
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015WBA CHAMPION QUIGG IS LOOKING AT DONAIRE FOR HIS NEXT TITLE DEFENSE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 07 Jul 2015FIGHTER OF THE YEAR AND ESPY "BEST FIGHTER" NOMINEE TERENCE CRAWFORD FAN AND MEDIA VIDEO CHAT
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015Garrett Wilson - Anthony Caputo Smith tonight on Comcast Networks on the East Coast
By , Tue, 07 Jul 2015NBA -- Spurs win Aldridge lottery, Jordan bolts Clippers
By Eugene Nepangue, Mon, 06 Jul 2015FILIPINO BOXERS TITLE WOES PARTLY DUE TO LACK OF LOCAL WELL-HEELED PROMOTERS
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 05 Jul 2015PARRENAS FORCED TO SETTLE FOR A QUESTIONABLE DRAW IN WBO INTERIM TITLE FIGHT VS CARMONA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 05 Jul 2015Roach could be of help in PH Olympic quest
By Recah Trinidad, Sun, 05 Jul 2015Kharitonov stops Garner - results and pictures from M-1 Challenge 59 in Kazakhstan
By , Sun, 05 Jul 2015