INTERIM LIGHTWEIGH TTITLE STAGED IN FRANCE

17 Dec 2007


Bangkok Lumpinee Stadium superstar Kongpipob Petchyindee has won the WBC MUAYTHAI Interim Lightweight World Championship from top French contender Kamel Jamel.

The WBC MUAYTHAI championship was the first to be staged in France and held at Paris stade Courbetin on 29 November.
Promoter Sammy Khebchi said the event attracted a packed crowd that was keen to see full rules WBC Muaythai.
Jemel lost the contest suffering a first round TKO when Kongpipob landed a lightning elbow. Jamel, the French Muaythai champion 11 times and European champion five times, had beaten top Thai fighters Rambo and Pornsak but lost to Somlak Kamsing.

On the same card the WBC Super Welterweight Champion Yodsaengklai Fairtex won a non-title contest outclassing the French champion Farid. The event ended in the third round when Farid went down to a series of hard punches.

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