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Chamroen Songkitrat
Global ID16294
sexmale
birthdate 1928-10-20
death date 2003-00-00 (74)
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
reach61″   /   155cm
aliasSamroeng Simadi
country Thailand
residenceBangkok, Thailand
birth placeRoi-Et, Thailand
won 8 (KO 2) + lost 5 (KO 2) + drawn 1 = 14
rounds boxed 140 KO% 14.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1958-11-18Baby Ross11-6-4
Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1010
1955-10-17Billy Peacock28-9-0
Bangkok, ThailandLTKO910
The fight was stopped midway through the ninth round. Songkitrat was down in the seventh round and suffered a broken nose.
1955-09-04Danny Kid13-4-3
Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1010
1955-03-09Raton Macias16-0-0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALTKO1112
time: 2:38 | referee: Fred Apostoli 50-60 | judge: Eddie James 48½-61½ | judge: Jack Downey 46½-63½
vacant National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
World champion Robert Cohen had been stripped by the NBA for failure to defend against Macias. Songkitrat was knocked down twice in the 6th and twice in the 11th.
1954-09-19Robert Cohen34-1-2
National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, ThailandLSD1515
referee: Teddy Waltham 70½-73½ | judge: Nat Fleischer 72½-73½ | judge: Chuer Chaksuraksa 72-71½
Vacant World Bantamweight Title
Cohen initially weighed 118 1/4 but made weight half-hour later. Cohen severely sprained his right hand in the fifth round and Songkitrat suffered a broken nose in the sixth and bled heavily as the bout progressed. 60,000 fans jammed into the National Stadium to witness the bout including the King and Queen of Thailand.

1954-05-02Jimmy Carruthers18-0-0
National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, ThailandLPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry 5-7
World Bantamweight Title
Carruthers subsequently retires, vacating the title / Attendance: 69,819. The first, and only title bout, fought barefoot in the gloved era of boxing. The fighters fought barefoot in a driving rainstorm throughout the bout. Referee and sole judge Bill Henneberry scored it 7-5 for Carruthers.

1954-03-29Kevin James18-6-0
Bangkok, ThailandWKO610
1954-01-10Pappy Gault57-8-1
Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1010
1953-10-13Jimmy Pearce33-9-1
Bangkok, ThailandWKO110
1953-05-31Vic Herman37-13-2
Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1010
1953-03-01Masashi Akiyama60-23-7
Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1212
OPBF lightweight title
1952-10-13Speedy Cabanela42-24-14
Bangkok Stadium, Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1212
vacant OPBF lightweight title
1952-07-26Larry Bataan9-0-2
Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesLPTS1212
1951-11-19Tanny Campo27-2-1
Bangkok, ThailandDPTS1010

 
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