Yodsaenklai on WBC Announces World Title Events Dubai - Jamaica - Holland

Monday, May 12, 2008

World WBC MUAYTHAI Super Welterweight Champion Yodsaenklai Fairtex? the winner of the Asian Contenders - will defend his WBC title against USA-based Thailand superstar Malaipet Team Diamond in Kingston, Jamaica on 20 June.

Yodsaenklai won the Asian Contenders final in Singapore beating Australian John Wayne Parr on points is a rematch of their WBC world title contest on the Gold Coast in Australia.

Yodsaenklai is also scheduled to meet with Dutchman Marco Pique (Holland) in Almere Holland on 30 November in a SLAMM WBC championship promotion.

The Jamaica event will be one of the biggest Muaythai championships to be staged anywhere in the world, according to WBC promoter Dennis Warner, who is also scheduling major WBC MUAYTHAI events in Nevada and California.

On the big Jamaica card WBC Middleweight champion Lamsongkram Chuwattana will defend his title against French superstar Farid Villaume (ranked #5).

As well, the Super Cruiserweight WBC Interim World title will be contested between Ashwin Balrak (ranked #1) and Australia?s Steve McKinnon (#7 ranked). McKinnon impressed with his non-championship challenge to fellow countryman and current WBC Cruiserweight belt holder Natham Corbett.

In Macao on 30 May International Top Star Promotions will stage the World Super heavyweight title featuring Europeans Alexei Ignashov (Belarus) and Tomas Hron (Czech) for the vacant title. On the same card the World Super Middleweight Championship will be fought between Prince Hamed (NZ) and Srdjan Spirk (Croatia) for the vacant title.

The WBC will hold its first Muaythai world championships in Dubai in the World Trade Centre on 13 June .

Russia?s outstanding Muaythai combatant Ramazan Ramazanov will fight for the WBC Interim Super Cruiserweight title against Holland?s Rodney Faverus. The winner will fight the winner of McKinnon and Balrak Interim title contest in Jamaica to unify the division.

The Genius Promotions event in Dubai will also feature the WBC Lightweight World Title in an all-Thai championship showdown between Kongpipop King Boxing and Saenchainoy Toyota Rayong. The card also features Big Ben (Thailand) againsts Kieran Keddle (UK) in a 67kg international match-up.