1991-12-22 Khaosai Galaxy w pts 12 Armando Castro, Thaesapin Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBA

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1991-12-22 [[Khaosai Galaxy]] w pts 12 [[Armando Castro]], Thaesapin Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBA. Referee: Eddie Eckert. Scorecards: 117-109, 117-109, 117-111. Although Galaxy (115) was dropped in the second he came back well, winning four successive rounds, before being given a further shock when Castro (115) came on strong in the eighth. Throwing punch after punch at the champion, Castro was unable to put Galaxy away before burning himself out and being punished over the final sessions. Virtually having nothing left, Castro was put down by a three-punch combination in the 12th, the unanimous decision in the champion’s favour coming moments later.  
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1991-12-22 [[Khaosai Galaxy]] w pts 12 [[Armando Castro]], Thaesapin Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBA. Referee: Eddie Eckert. Scorecards: 117-109, 117-109, 117-111. Although Galaxy (115) was dropped in the second he came back well, winning four successive rounds before being given a further shock when Castro (115) came on strong in the eighth. Throwing punch after punch at the champion, Castro was unable to put Galaxy away before burning himself out and being punished over the final sessions. Virtually having nothing left Castro was put down by a three-punch combination in the 12th, and on getting up the unanimous decision in the champion’s favour came moments later.  
  
 
Following the fight, the 32-year-old Galaxy announced that he was retiring, a decision that saw [[Katsuya Onizuka]] and [[Thanomsak Sithbaobay]] being signed up to contest the vacant title.   
 
Following the fight, the 32-year-old Galaxy announced that he was retiring, a decision that saw [[Katsuya Onizuka]] and [[Thanomsak Sithbaobay]] being signed up to contest the vacant title.   

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1991-12-22 Khaosai Galaxy w pts 12 Armando Castro, Thaesapin Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBA. Referee: Eddie Eckert. Scorecards: 117-109, 117-109, 117-111. Although Galaxy (115) was dropped in the second he came back well, winning four successive rounds before being given a further shock when Castro (115) came on strong in the eighth. Throwing punch after punch at the champion, Castro was unable to put Galaxy away before burning himself out and being punished over the final sessions. Virtually having nothing left Castro was put down by a three-punch combination in the 12th, and on getting up the unanimous decision in the champion’s favour came moments later.

Following the fight, the 32-year-old Galaxy announced that he was retiring, a decision that saw Katsuya Onizuka and Thanomsak Sithbaobay being signed up to contest the vacant title.

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