Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh

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Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh
Statistics
Real name Netr Ladnork
Rated at Light-flyweight
Height 147 cm (4 ft 10 in)
Nationality Thai
Born April 22, 1959
Bua Yai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
Died December 3, 1982(1982-12-03) (aged 29)
Phang Khon District, Sakon Nakhon Province, Thailand
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Wins 29
Wins by KO 15
Losses 7
Draws 0
No contests 0

Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh (Thai: เนตรน้อย ศ.วรสิงห์; April 22, 1959, in Bua Yai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province – December 3, 1982 in Phang Khon District, Sakon Nakhon Province) was a Thai world boxing champion. His real name was Netr Ladnork (เนตร ลาดนอก).

Sor Vorasingh turned professional in 1975 at the age of fifteen, and in 1977 won the WBC light flyweight title with a decision win over Luis Estaba. On September 30, 1978, Sung-Jun Kim of Korea knocked out the 4’10” southpaw Sor Vorasingh in three rounds, making him, at nineteen years and 5 months old, the youngest fighter to ever lose a world title.[1] In 1981, Sor Vorasingh challenged the WBC light flyweight title holder Hilario Zapata but lost to a technical knockout.

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Vorasingh died on December 3, 1982, in a motorcycle accident in Phang Khon District, Sakhon Nakhon Province.[2] He had a record of 29 wins and 7 losses, with 15 wins by knockout.

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Preceded by
Freddy Castillo
WBC Light Flyweight Champion
6 May 1978 – 30 September 1978
Succeeded by
Sung-Jun Kim