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:
|PANGILINAN WANTS TO STAGE PACQUIAO FIGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES|
By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 25 Apr 2015FUNNY “MAY-PAC” TICKETS AND SICK BOXING
By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 25 Apr 2015PETECIO, FERNANDEZ ENTER FINALS IN INDONESIA PRESIDENT'S CUP
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015RESULTS FROM FIST FIGHT IN BEIJING
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015Ritehook Promotions Returns to Mississippi May 2!
By , Sat, 25 Apr 20158 DAYS OUT! PACQUIAO WORKS OUT AT PAN-PACIFIC PARK
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015A DOZEN THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MANNY PACQUIAO
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Iron Boy XX, Bronco Billy, Lilly Keating & More
By Don Smith, Sat, 25 Apr 2015GUMBAN DEFENDS PHIL TITLE VS DACQUEL APRIL 25
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015NBA Playoffs -- Warriors stun Pels in Game 3, soar to 3-0 lead
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015PETALCORIN STOPS MA YI MING IN BEIJING; FULL CHINA BOUT REPORT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Apr 2015PETALCORIN RETAINS WBA TITLE WITH DEVASTATING 1ST ROUND KO OF MA YI MING OF CHINA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 25 Apr 2015 ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT RULED A NO CONTEST AT ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015North Philly's Own Cheesesteak, Sumo Steaks, is Proud of Philadelphia Boxers, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015After 28 month layoff, undefeated Angel Ocasio returns Saturday night at Harrahs Philadelphia
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015NBA D-LEAGUE FINALS -- Santa Cruz Warriors beat Mad Ants, take Game 1
By , Sat, 25 Apr 2015PACQUIAO WELCOMES CLEMENTS' ASSIGNMENT AS ONE OF THE JUDGES ON #MAYPAC
By Eddie Alinea, Fri, 24 Apr 2015MANNY, PLEASE JUST SAY YES TO BOXING FANS, DON’T SPURN MGM GRAND ARRIVAL
By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., Fri, 24 Apr 20159 DAYS OUT: PACQUIAO TRAINS AT WILDCARD AS MARK WAHLBERG PAYS A VISIT (PHOTOS)
By , Fri, 24 Apr 2015GOVERNMENT HELP SOUGHT IN CASE OF IBO CHAMPION LORETO’S UNPAID PURSE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 24 Apr 2015HARD-HITTING TRIPLE HEADER IN MEXICO CITY TOMORROW ON FOX DEPORTES AND CLARO SPORTS
By , Fri, 24 Apr 2015INDONESIA PRESIDENT'S CUP: FERNANDEZ, BACHO HURDLE FOES
By , Fri, 24 Apr 2015FLOYD MAYBE MANY THINGS BUT DEFINITELY NOT BETTER THAN ALI AND SUGAR RAY
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Fri, 24 Apr 2015Videos: Un-Belieber-Able! Jimmy Kimmel Goes All In on Manny Pacquiaoon May 2
By , Fri, 24 Apr 2015