FORMER world champion Milan Melindo will attempt to put Thai slugger Chaiwat Buatkrathok to school in the sport of boxing when they face each other on Jan. 11 in an Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) Silver featherweight title fight in the main event of “Prime Fight 2: Melindo vs. Buatkrathok” at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC).
Known for his technical boxing skills, Melindo wants to teach Buatkrathok a thing or two in the sweet science and eventually end his night by knocking him out with a counter punch.
- Game:Milan Melindo vs Chaiwat Buatkrathok
- Date: Wednesday 11 January 2023
- Location: Cebu City Sports Centre, Cebu, Philippines
Melindo won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight belt with a first round knockout of Japanese star Akira Yaegashi in 2017. He followed it up with a successful title defense against Hekkie Budler before losing his belt to Japanese Ryoichi Taguchi.
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