Juan Hernandez Navarrete entered this fight with a boxing record of 33-2-0 (24 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He suffered his last loss when he faced Kazuto Ioka in 2011 (=Ioka vs Hernandez), since then he has collected 15 consecutive victories beating Jesus Silvestre (=Hernandez vs Silvestre), Luis Carrillo, Omar Nino Romero and Dixon Flores in 2016.
His opponent, the undefeated Nawaphon Por Chokchai (also known as Nawaphon Kaikanha), has a perfect record of 36-0-0 (28 KOs=78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He fought five times last year defeating Heri Amol, Geboi Mansalayao, Macrea Gandionco, Roque Lauro and Petnakorn Laos PDR. Juan Hernandez vs Nawaphon Kaikanha is valid for the vacant WBC World flyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, Thailand
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: vacant WBC World flyweight title
Hernandez’s next fight: Juan Hernandez vs Daigo Higa
Hernandez vs Nawaphon Fight Video:
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