Review: 2014-11-06, nice battle thanks to some tough exchanges: Oswaldo Novoa vs Wanheng Menayothin gets three stars. Oswaldo Novoa entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 14-4-1 (9 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 minimumweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Francisco Rodriguez Jr), he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Carlos Velarde, since then he has collected seven consecutive victories winning the Wbc world belt against Xiong Zhao Zhong (=Zhong vs Novoa); after this bout he has successfully defended the title once beating Alcides Martinez (=Novoa vs Martinez).
His opponent, the undefeated Wanheng Menayothin, has a perfect record of 35-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class, he has already fought and won three times in 2014. Novoa vs Menayothin is valid for the WBC minimumweight title (Novoa’s second defense), first world title shot for Menayothin. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)
Title: WBC World minimumweight title
Novoa’s previous fight: Oswaldo Novoa vs Alcides Martinez
Menayothin’s next fight: Wanheng Menayothin vs Jeffrey Galero
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