World Boxing Council minimum champion, Wanheng Menayothin (52-0, 18 KOs), had planned to defend his crown on March 29 against Japan’s Tatsuya Fukuhara (21-6-6, 7 KOs), but the date has now been changed.
The Highly anticipated rematch will be in Chonburi, Thailand, on April 24.
For Menayothin, this fight will be the eleventh defense of the minimum title he won in November 2014, when he stopped Oswaldo Novoa.
For Fukuhara this is a great opportunity, because in the first fight he had against Wanheng, he was very competitive
IN OTHER NEWS: The first WBC world champion from the Czech Republic, Fabiana Bytyqi, has claimed to be ready to make the first defense of her crown in the atomweight division against Mexican contender Soledad Vargas, vowing the green and gold belt is checked in and will stay put!
Fabiana who will fight in his homeland was linked in to the traditional “Tuesday of Coffee” and although she recognized the quality of the Mexican boxers and there were no crossed lines she stressed the 2,000 home fans will go home happy.
She explained that she has worked extra hard in the gym in order to maintain her undefeated record, because she knows that any contender for the title will arrive with hunger and willpower. Undaunted Soledad vowed she`ll emerge victorious even though she`s not the favorite. She told the champion to stop making plans as when she arrives everything will change because she`s already promised the WBC belt to her kid.