2005-10-29 Jhonny Gonzalez w rsc 7 Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha), Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona, USA - WBO
2005-10-29 Jhonny Gonzalez w rsc 7 Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha), Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona, USA - WBO. Referee: Robert Byrd. Virtually dominating from the start, Gonzalez (116¾) was always looking to get his punches off with venom against the southpaw champion, and in the third round he dropped Sor Vorapin (118) with a left uppercut after a body shot had paved the way. Down again in the same round, having been hit by uppercuts from both hands, Sor Vorapin was really up against it, especially when cut over the right eye in the fourth. Although the Thai carried the fight to Gonzalez in the sixth, and the latter had to take time out after being hit low, the champion was dropped right at the end of the session by a left hook. Coming out for the seventh there was little left in the tank for Sor Vorapin, the referee rescuing him after just 22 seconds when he was making no effort to fire back as Gonzalez set about him.