1986-12-10 Samart Payakaroon w rsc 12 (12) Juan Meza, Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC
1986-12-10 Samart Payakaroon w rsc 12 (12) Juan Meza, Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC. Referee: Roland Dakin. Making his first defence after beating over-the-weight Lupe Pintor, the upright Payakaroon (122) virtually won every round against the reckless Meza (122), who was knocked down in the sixth from a southpaw right and basically given a boxing lesson. Despite Meza being almost stopped on a couple of occasions he kept going until being caught by another right in the 11th, which dropped him. Somehow getting through the session and making it into the final round, Meza was then dropped by a straight left and although beating the count he was on unsteady legs when the referee wisely brought matters to a close with just five seconds remaining.