2003-11-14 Pongsaklek Wonjongkam w pts 12 Hussein Hussein, Lumpini Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC

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2003-11-14 Pongsaklek Wonjongkam w pts 12 Hussein Hussein, Lumpini Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC. Referee: David Chung. Scorecards: 117-111, 117-113, 116-111. Despite having to take off excess weight at the weigh-in, the southpaw champion boxed close to his best to defeat the previously unbeaten Hussein (111½), who had a distinct reach advantage and plenty of power to go with it. Although a close fight between two well-matched opponents, Wonjongkam (112) generally dictated the way it went, his right hook and jab paving the way, and he put the seal on his victory when dropping Hussein in the 11th round.