WBC Mini Champ Chayaphon Moonsri will be shooting to improve his record to 51-0 on August 28th at the Nakhon Sawan, in Thailand defending his title against Pedro “Rattle Snake” Taduran, 12-1 (9), of Valenzuela City, PH.
Moonsri also known as Wenheng Menayothin Kaiyanghada is from Bangkok, Thailand. The 32 year-old will be making his tenth defense of the title he won in November of 2014 defeating Oswaldo “El Gallito” Novoa, 14-4-1, of Guadalajara, MEX, over 12 rounds.
On May 2nd of 2018 he surpassed the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s 49-0, by defeating Panama’s Leroy Estrada, 16-2, stopping him in the fifth round.
All of Moonsri’s 50 fights have been in Thailand. He hopes to pass former world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather with this win. Another boxer from Thailand bantamweight southpaw Tassana Sanpattan aka petch sor Chittpattana/CP Freshma improved his record to 47-0 (32), on July 31st. He was the WBC Youth Silver champion defending his title in February of 2017. He is from Roi-ET, Thailand.
Taduran is No. 16 in the WBC, No. 10 in WBA, No. 9 IBF and No. 14 WBO rankings. Other mini champions are Thailand’s WBA champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong, 18-0 (7), who on July 27th traveled to China to defeat Chaozhong Xiong, 27-7-1, over 12 rounds.
The IBF Champion is Hiroto Kyoguchi, 10-0 (7), of Japan, who on May 20th defended his title defeating Vince “J-Vince” Paras, 13-0, of the PH, over 12 rounds.
New WBO Mini champ is Vic “Vicious” Saludar, 18-3 (10), of Cagayan, PH, who won the title defeating Ryuya Yamanaka, now 16-3, of Tokyo, Japan, by decision over 12 rounds in Japan.