18
Jan
2020

Sor Rungvisai not taking unheralded Diaz lightly

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand faces off with Iran Diaz of Mexico during their open workout on Tuesday at Nakornloung Promotion Gym in Thailand. Sor Rungvisai will be defending his WBC super flyweight belt against Diaz in the main event of ONE: Kingdom of Heroes on October 6 at Impact Arena in Thailand. Photo from ONE ChampionshipNONTHABURI—Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is the overwhelming favorite against Iran Diaz but there’s no hint of complacency from the Thai boxing champion ahead of his title defense.“I think Diaz is a great fighter. I don’t think it will be an easy fight at all,” Sor Rungvisai said through his interpreter and promoter Thainchai Pisitwuttinan during his open workout at Nakornloung Promotion Gym in Thailand.ADVERTISEMENT DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs “I’ve seen him fight. He has a difficult style to fight with so I am not taking him lightly.”Sor Rungvisai (46-4-1, 41 KOs), who is defending his WBC super flyweight title for the third time, will be headlining ONE Championship’s first foray in boxing on October 6 in the main event of the Kingdom of Heroes event at Impact Arena in Thailand.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Meanwhile, it will be Diaz’s (14-2-3, 6 KOs) first shot at a world title.Diaz, who describes himself as “intelligent” inside the ring, also hasn’t fought outside of Mexico since turning pro in 2008. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Happy 14th birthday! Chinese teens land diving gold MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins The 31-year-old Sor Rungvisai is coming off a first-round knockout of an overmatched Young Gil Bae of South Korea in a non-title fight just last July 21 in Thailand.He hasn’t suffered a loss in his last 19 fights and is determined to stretch his streak for as long as he can.“I will give it all in the gym and that will take care of itself.”and there’s no way that I will let my belt go outside Thailand. I am 100 percent confident that I will win.”ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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