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Thawornkham vs Boca, Ongjunta vs Lerasan for WBA Asia Belts in Thailand


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Filipino and Thai warriors made weight ahead of the WBA Asia title double-header set to thrill boxing fans tomorrow Sunday, March 1 in Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand.

In the main event, Pinoy fighter Jeny Boy Boca (13-6, 11 KO's) of the paradise Filipino Island of Camiguin, will exchange knuckles against tough Thai former world-title challenger Sarawut Thawornkham (21-2, 16 KO's) for the vacant WBA Asia Flyweight Title and a berth in the WBA world rankings.

Last May, the Thai Sarawut, 28, battled the strong titlist Artem Dalakian in Ukraine for the WBA world title, losing by knock out in ten chapters.

Tomorrow, he wants to emerge victorious with a win over the well-trained "Camiguin Tiger" who arrived in Bangkok on his Air Asia flight wanting to score the most important of his boxing career. Who will prevail?


Filipino Jeny Boy Boca (L) and Thailand's Sarawut Thawornkham in collision course for WBA Asia Belt.

In the co-main feature, 21-year-old Filipino Adrian Lerasan (8-4, 1 KO) of Rizal Province will lock horns against less-experienced Thai 115-pounder Tanes Ongjunta (4-0, 2 KO's) of Bangkok for the vacant WBA Asia Super Flyweight Strap, in a war that could open big doors for the winner.


Adrian Lerasan (L), Promoter Terry Laosuwanwat and Tanes Ongjunta during weigh-in.

More exciting battles await to thrill boxing fans in Bangkok. May the Best Men Win..!!

The WBA Asia title double-header March 1 in Bangkok is a promotion of Galaxy Boxing of veteran Thai promoter Niwat Laosuwanwat.


The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in the Philippines. Carlos can be reached at carlos512@hotmail.com and whatsapp +639184538152.


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