Thursday, June 08, 2017

Loreto to face the WBA World Champion Knockout CP Freshmart in July

Rey "Hitman" Loreto is set for his biggest fight in boxing, facing the current WBA World Minimumweight Champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong "Knockout CP Freshmart" on July 15 in Thailand.

The Filipino former International Boxing Organization World light flyweight champion is a 26 years old boxer and won some major fights outside the Philippines.

With a record of 23W(15KO)-13L, Loreto won big fights in South Africa and Thailand. He defeated the former IBF world champion Nkosinathi Joyi twice in South Africa and defeated Pornsawan Porpramook in Thailand last 2013 for the regional title.

Loreto won his last 8 fights all by early KO's.

Meanwhile, his opponent, Thammanoon Niyomtrong or Knockout CP Freshmart is also a 26 years old boxer.

The Thailander has an undefeated record of 15 wins including 7 victories by way of KO.

He defended his title 3 times already and won some huge fights against biggest name opponents including Carlos Buitrago, Byron Rojas, Shin Ono and Muhammad Rachman.

Niyomtrong is currently ranked no. 2 in the world in the minimumweight division.