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WBC minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin matched Floyd Mayweather’s perfect career record of 50-0 today in an outdoor arena in downtown Nakhon Ratchasima. Wanheng (50-0, 18 KOs) successfully defended his WBC green belt with a fifth round KO over Leroy Estrada (16-3, 6 KOs). Wanheng dropped Estrada twice in round three, twice more in round four, and again in round five. Referee Jay Nady finally waved it off after the fifth knockdown.
At just 32, Wanheng may extend the record for a while. It was his ninth defense. WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman made the journey to Thailand to view the historic bout and presented Wanheng with a green wrist belt. Continue reading “Wanheng joins Mayweather in the 50-0 club”