BANG SAEN BEACH, Thailand  —  Two of the most dominating, accomplished and successful fighters in boxing’s lightest weight division made weight ahead of their long-awaited rumble for the WBA minimumweight super championship tomorrow Wednesday, July 20, in the hot and sunny Bang Saen Beach in the Kingdom of Thailand.

Niyomtrong (23-0, 9 KO’s) came-in at 104.7 lbs (47.5 Kilos), looking focused, serious and in awesome shape for tomorrow’s clash against a battle-tested warrior whom he knows and respects so well: former long-time WBC 105 lbs world ruler Menayothin (a.k.a. Chayaphon Moonsri).

Meanwhile, the challenger Menayothin (55-2, 19 KO’s), stepped-in at 104.50 (47.4Kgs), absolutely ready to rumble with ultimate goal of decisively beating Niyomtrong, better if by KO, to become king of the world again. 

For years boxing fans in this boxing-loving Kingdom thought that these compatriots and stablemates Niyomtrong and Wanheng might never get into the hot square ring to trade heavy blows as the two starry Thai fighters have long-belonged to the same boxing promotion company.

Both men are known to be superbly skilled technical fighters, owners of exquisite boxing, educated jab with total orthodoxy.

Still, both men have shown heart and determination, willing to trade rough when necessary.   

Nevertheless, the middle distance and the use of skills and technique is what seem to drive both boxers, whom tomorrow will

The highly tactical 12-rounder is staged by veteran Thai men of boxing Piyarat Vachirarattanawong  and Panya Prachakorn of Diamond Boxing, a legendary boxing outfit in Thailand.

The third man for the intriguing event will be Thai veteran international referee Pinit Prayadsab.  Ring Officials Prommase Chakshuraksha, Armando Garcia and Chalerm Prayadsab.

Niyomtrong vs Wanheng airs live in the Kingdom of Thailand on True4U Channel 24.   

Boxing fans outside Thailand may enjoy the fight in Thailand on True4U TV official website’s live stream in this link:

Fights start at 6:00 PM Thai Time (Thailand Time is UTC + 7)

The author, veteran boxing reporter Carlos Costa, will watch the action from ringside.  Carlos can be reached at email [email protected] and whatsapp +639184538152. 

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