Victorious Wanheng (49-0) closing in on Floyd



Photos: Sumio Yamada

WBC minimumweight world champion Wanheng Meenayothin moved to 49-0, 17 KOs, after a twelve round unanimous decision over Tatsuya Fukuhara (19-6-6, 7 KOs) on Saturday afternoon in Thailand. Fukuhara gave Wanheng all he could handle, but all three judges had the champ comfortably in front 116-112, 118-110 and 117-113.

With the win, Wanheng matches Rocky Marciano at 49-0, and is just one win from tying Floyd Mayweather’s record 50-0 ledger.

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