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Napa Kiatwanchai vs John Arief

Napa Kiatwanchai vs John Arief

Date: 11th February 1989

Venue: Provincial Stadium, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Title: WBC World Minimum Title

Promoted by: BBTV Channel 7

Napa Kiatwanchai
( 8 - 0 - 1 )
Weight: 103 1/2 lbs

John Arief
( 6 - 2 - 2 )
Weight: 103 lbs


Having won the WBC World Minimum Title at the second attempt against Japan's Hiroki Ioka in Japan (The first fight scored a split decision draw), Kiatwanchai made the first defence of the title at home in Thailand against Indonesia's John Arief.

The champion pleased his fans with a wide unanimous decision win.

Scores: Dae-Eun Chung 119-106 | Kodai Kumasaki 120-108 | Salvador Placencia 120-107.

After his next defence, his trilogy match against Ioki (W Tko 11), Kiatwanchai would lose the title in Seoul, South Korea to Jum Hwan Choi.




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