Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his World Boxing Council super-flyweight title by beating his Mexican challenger Francisco Estrada by a majority decision at the Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday morning.
The judges gave scores of 115-113, 117-111 and 114-114 in favour of the Thai boxer after 12 rounds of the fight.
The victory improved the Thai boxer’s statistics to 50 win, 4 losses and 1 draw.
After the fight, Srisaket was full of praise for Estrada, saying he admired his Mexican challenger’s strength and resolve. He also thanked Thai fans who showed up at the Forum to cheer him.
Srisaket is due to return to Bangkok on Tuesday morning and he is expected to be welcome by his fans at Suvarnabhumi international airport.