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Born on this day: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam

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11
Aug

Born on this day: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam

Thailand has produced an extraordinary number of great boxers in the lower weight divisions. One of them turns 45 years...

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17
Oct

The IBHOF Class of 2019 – How I voted and why: Part one

Our resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves shares his selections for the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019, in Part One of Two.

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26
Sep

The tidal wave of retirements and how it affects future IBHOF ballots

With the recent spate of retirements among elite-level boxers, is it time for a revision in the IBHOF’s induction process? Lee Groves offers some ideas.

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27
Feb

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam: From fighting to teaching

After hanging up the gloves, longtime flyweight legend Pongsaklek Wonjongkam has moved on to sharing his combat knowledge in his native Thailand.

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12
Dec

The Japanese invasion: Fit to be Thai’d

On Dec. 14, will Shin Ono’s challenge of WBA 105-pound titlist Knockout CP Freshmart break a trend of Japanese fighters losing on Thai soil in title bouts?

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16
Nov

Ex-champ Sonny Boy Jaro ends layoff with points win

Former flyweight champ Sonny Boy Jaro returned from 13 months of inactivity to outpoint Marjun Pantilgan on Wednesday in Makati City, Philippines.

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30
May

Best I Faced: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam

Former RING champion Pongsaklek Wonjongkam ruled the flyweight division during the 2000s, fighting nearly 100 times against a roster of tough challengers.

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02
Nov

Migreno retires Wonjongkam with upset KO victory

Former RING flyweight champ and Thai legend Pongsaklek Wonjongkam has retired after suffering a third-round knockout to unheralded Filipino journeyman Rey Migreno at the Central Pavilion in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Thursday.

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