Chana Porpaoin

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Chana Porpaoin (born 1966-03-25 in Lom Sak District, Phetchabun Province, Thailand and also known as Koon Motma) is a Thai boxer. Chana and his brother, Songkram Porpaoin, became only the second set of twins to both capture world titles (the Galaxy twins were the first).

Professional career[edit]

Porpaoin turned pro in 1988 and captured the World Boxing Association minimumweight title with a majority decision win over Hideyuki Ohashi in 1993. He defended the title 8 times before losing it to Rosendo Alvarez in 1995 by split decision. He recaptured the belt in 2001 with a win over Keitaro Hoshino, but lost the belt in his first defense to Yutaka Niida.

Preceded by
Hideyuki Ohashi
WBA Minimumweight Champion
1993 Feb 10 – 1995 Dec 2
Succeeded by
Rosendo Alvarez
Preceded by
Keitaro Hoshino
WBA Minimumweight Champion
2001 Apr 16 – 2001 Aug 25
Succeeded by
Yutaka Niida

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