Oleydong Sithsamerchai

Oleydong Sithsamerchai (Thai: โอเล่ห์ดง ศักดิ์เสมอชัย; born July 17, 1985 in Tambon Ratsada, Huai Yot District (currently: Ratsada District), Trang Province) is a professional boxer from Thailand. He fights in the strawweight and super flyweight divisions and is the former WBC strawweight World champion. He captured the title on November 29, 2007 by defeating Eagle Den Janlaphan.

Oleydong Sithsamerchai
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Real nameKittipong Jaigrajang กิตติพงษ์ ใจกระจ่าง
Nickname(s)The Deadly Candy ไอ้ลูกอมมรณะ
Weight(s)
Height5′ 3½ in (161 cm)
NationalityThailand Thai
Born (1985-07-17) July 17, 1985 (age 35)
Huai Yot, Thailand
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights72
Wins69
Wins by KO29
Losses2
Draws1
No contests0

He is the first Thai world champion from southern Thailand. Because before that, many Thai boxers from southern Thailand challenged world champion, but without success.[1]

Sithsamerchai won his third title defense on November 28, 2009 by a majority decision over Juan Palacios. He lost the WBC strawweight title on February 11, 2011 to Kazuto Ioka by KO.[2]

Other namesEdit

  • Oleydong Kratingdaenggym (โอเล่ห์ดง กระทิงแดงยิม)
  • Oleydong CP Freshmart (โอเล่ห์ดง ซีพีเฟรชมาร์ท)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ลูกเสือหมายเลข 9 (November 30, 2007). "โอเล่ห์ดง กระทิงแดงยิม..เด็กตรังแชมป์โลกคนแรกของภาคใต้" (in Thai). Oknation. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  2. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/box/news;_ylt=As1Pyn6XZPkMqweWQfFoG.yUxLYF?slug=ap-ioka-oleydong

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Achievements
Preceded by
Eagle Den Junlaphan
WBC minimumweight champion
November 29, 2007 - February 11, 2011
Succeeded by
Kazuto Ioka