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Fight 261 - Pornphan Por Muangphet vs Sylvie Petchrungruang

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This was a huge fight, though we didn't know it at the time, just an average run-of-the-mill Hua Hin scrap (Sylvie's actually faced several world class fighters in this town). They tried a bit to sandbag Sylvie with a fighter who was about to burst onto the scene in Thailand (obscuring her details, it happens sometimes). Honestly we had never heard of her, but damn such a quality fighter. A couple of months later after a few very prominent wins Pornphan would be ranked #1 by the WBC two (actually it properly should be 3) weight classes above Sylvie. Such a close fight, but Sylvie beating the #1 ranked fighter at Flyweight giving up tons of weight. Maybe 7 kgs here? More on the WBC rankings here. Fight with Sylvie's commentary, then my live commentary.

 

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