2005-08-05 Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha) w pts 12 Mauricio Martinez, Patong Beach Arena, Phuket, Thailand - WBO

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2005-08-05 [[Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha)]] w pts 12 [[Mauricio Martinez]], Patong Beach Arena, Phuket, Thailand - WBO. Referee: Samuel Viruet. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 114-114. In a battle of fellow southpaws the champion was forced to survive a rocky first round when Martinez (118) unleashed a series of heavy lefts, but by the third he was back in the fight with his effective countering paving the way. Although Martinez continued to be dangerous, Sor Vorapin (118) was dictating matters by the ninth despite having had a bad spell in the previous session after a clash of heads left him shaken and disorientated. The remaining four rounds saw Sor Vorapin exercise his better hand speed to pick up points, as well as slamming in solid left hooks, while Martinez gave it his best shot when firing in hefty lefts and rights whenever in range.
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2005-08-05 [[Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha)]] w pts 12 [[Mauricio Martinez]], Patong Beach Arena, Phuket, Thailand - WBO. Referee: Samuel Viruet. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 114-114. In a battle of fellow southpaws the champion was forced to survive a rocky first round when Martinez (118) unleashed a series of heavy lefts, but by the third he was back in the fight with his effective countering paving the way. Although Martinez continued to be dangerous, Sor Vorapin (118) was dictating matters by the ninth despite having had a bad spell in the previous session after a clash of heads left him shaken and disorientated. The remaining four rounds saw Sor Vorapin exercise his better hand-speed to pick up points, as well as slamming in solid left hooks, while Martinez gave it his best shot when firing in hefty lefts and rights whenever in range.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:44, 23 March 2013

2005-08-05 Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (Singwancha) w pts 12 Mauricio Martinez, Patong Beach Arena, Phuket, Thailand - WBO. Referee: Samuel Viruet. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 114-114. In a battle of fellow southpaws the champion was forced to survive a rocky first round when Martinez (118) unleashed a series of heavy lefts, but by the third he was back in the fight with his effective countering paving the way. Although Martinez continued to be dangerous, Sor Vorapin (118) was dictating matters by the ninth despite having had a bad spell in the previous session after a clash of heads left him shaken and disorientated. The remaining four rounds saw Sor Vorapin exercise his better hand-speed to pick up points, as well as slamming in solid left hooks, while Martinez gave it his best shot when firing in hefty lefts and rights whenever in range.

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