1996-08-24 Yokthai Sithoar w co 8 Alimi Goitia, Provincial Gym, Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand - WBA

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1996-08-24 Yokthai Sithoar w co 8 Alimi Goitia, Provincial Gym, Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand - WBA. Referee: Julio Alvarado. After trading punches from the first bell and having sampled the challenger’s power, Goitia (115), deciding to box sensibly, picked up the points with his southpaw jab working overtime. Then, out of the blue in the eighth round Sithoar (115) landed a tremendous right to the solar plexus that dropped Goitia for the full count, thus gaining him the championship. The finish was timed at 2.39.