Saman Sorjaturong

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Saman Sorjaturong (born Saman Sriprated on 2 August 1969) was a Thai former world boxing champion.

Sorjaturong turned pro in 1989 and won the WBC and IBF junior flyweight title during his career. He defeated reigning champion Humberto González in a thrilling fight that was named Ring Magazine fight of the year in 1995 to win the IBF and WBC titles. Both fighters were knocked down twice during the fight. He defended the WBC portion of the title ten times before losing it to Yo Sam Choi in 1999 via unanimous decision. He retired in 2005 after being knocked out in the first round by Koki Kameda.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Humberto González
WBC Light Flyweight Champion
15 July 1995 – 17 October 1999
Succeeded by
Yo-Sam Choi
IBF Light Flyweight Champion
15 July 1995 – 1996
Stripped
Succeeded by
Michael Carbajal
Awards
Previous:
Jorge Castro KO9 John David Jackson
The Ring Magazine Fight of the Year
KO7 Humberto González

1995
Next:
Evander Holyfield KO11 Mike Tyson

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