Pongsaklek Wonjongkam

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Pongsaklek Wonjongkam
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam & Daisuke Naito, Mar. 2010.jpg
Wonjongkam (left) and Daisuke Naito in March 2010
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Real namePongsakorn Wonjongkam
(พงศกร วันจงคำ [1] )
Weight(s) Flyweight
Super flyweight
NationalityTie
Born (1977-08-11) August 11, 1977 (age 43)
Bua Yai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights98
Wins91
Wins by KO47
Losses5
Draws2

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thai : พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก วันจงคำ; born: August 11, 1977) is a former Thai professional boxer and current boxing trainer. He is a two-time former lineal flyweight champion. During his first reign as world flyweight champion, which lasted between 2001 to 2007, Wonjongkam defended his title 17 times against 16 fighters, with both numbers being a flyweight record. [2]

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Professional career

Wonjongkam had a record of 9-2 early in his career. Both losses were to Filipino journeyman Jerry Pahayahay, whom Wonjongkam would defeat by 10-round decision in February 1998. [3] Since his second loss on July 11, 1996 to July 18, 2007, Wonjongkam won 55 consecutive bouts, the longest continuous win streak in boxing at the time.

On March 28, 1997 Wonjongkam knocked out Mzukisi Sikali of South Africa in 48 seconds to win the WBU Light Flyweight Championship. Sikali would go on to hold both the IBO Flyweight and WBU Super Flyweight titles.

WBC Flyweight Champion

On March 2, 2001, Wonjongkam fought Malcolm Tuñacao for the WBC and Lineal Flyweight Championships. [4] Tuñacao won the Flyweight Lineage Championship from Medgoen Singsurat, who won the title by knocking out Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao would later become the number one pound for pound fighter in the world. Wonjongkam won by first-round TKO after knocking Tuñacao down three times. [3]

In his fourth Lineal and WBC Flyweight title defense, on April 19, 2002, Wonjongkam knocked out Japanese flyweight titleholder Daisuke Naito in 34 seconds. [3] This knockout set the record for fastest knockout in division history. [5]

On November 17, 2006, Wonjongkam defeated South African boxer Monelisi Mhikiza Myekeni by unanimous decision. [3] Wonjongkam set the flyweight division record for consecutive title defenses, 16, with this victory. [6] He then successfully defended his title against Tomonobu Shimizu, after Shibizu retired on his stool between the 6th and 7th rounds. Shibizu was the 16th boxer Wonjonkgam defended his title against, establishing another flyweight record. [2]

Wonjongkam was ranked number ten in Ring magazine's pound-for-pound rankings, but Jermain Taylor bumped him off the list on June 18, 2006. Wonjongkam was ranked as The Ring's number one flyweight [7] until his loss to Daisuke Naito in 2007.

Losing the Title

Wonjongkam suffered a shocking upset decision loss to Daisuke Naito in July, 2007, ending his long run as champion. Wonjongkam had defeated Naito twice in previous titles defenses. On March 8, 2008, Wonjongkam faced Naito in a rematch which ended in a draw.

Wonjongkam vs. Miranda

Wonjongkam won the vacant Interim WBC Flyweight Championship in a bout against Mexican Julio César Miranda on April 24, 2009. The 12 round bout ended by a unanimous decision. Wonjongkam defended his interim title against Takahisa Masuda by knockout, setting the stage for a bout against Lineal WBC Flyweight Champion Koki Kameda, who had recently defeated Naito to win the title.

Recapturing the WBC Flyweight Championship

On March 27, 2010, Wonjongkam fought Lineal Champion, Koki Kameda, to unify the WBC Flyweight Championship and Interim WBC Flyweight Championship. The winner would also claim the vacant The Ring Flyweight Championship. [8] Wonjongkam defeated Kameda by a 12-round majority decision to become the WBC and Ring Flyweight Champion.

Losing the WBC Flyweight Championship

On March 2, 2012, Wonjongkam lost his Lineal, The Ring and WBC Flyweight Titles in an upset technical knockout stoppage to Sonny Boy Jaro of Philippines. He was knocked down five times before the fight was stopped in the sixth round.

Later career

Wonjongkam won the vacant WBC International flyweight title against Hyobu Nakagama on August 31, 2012. However, he lost the title to Rey Megrino on November 1, 2012, by a third-round TKO, marking Wonjongkam's fifth defeat. Even more disappointingly for Wonjongkam, Megrino had a losing record of 17-20-3 going into this fight, and had been beaten twice before by Wonjongkam, first by ten-round UD in October 2007, and a first round stoppage in July 2010.

Professional boxing record

90 Wins (47 knockouts), 5 Losses (3 knockouts, 2 decisions), 2 Draws [9]
Res.RecordOpponentTypeRd., TimeDateLocationNotes
Win90–5–2 Flag of Indonesia.svg Falazona FidalUD62013-08-30 Flag of Thailand.svg City Hall Ground, Chonburi
Win89–5–2 Flag of Indonesia.svg Yudi AremaUD62013-06-28 Flag of Thailand.svg City Hall, Samut Songkhram
Win88–5–2 Flag of the United States.svg Nimrod DanielTKO1 (6), 1:182013-04-26 Flag of Thailand.svg Khon Kaen
Loss87–5–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rey MegrinoTKO3 (12), 2:062012-11-01 Flag of Thailand.svg Central Pavilion, Nakhon RatchasimaLost WBC International Flyweight title.
Win87–4–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Charlie CabillaTKO1 (6), 1:262012-09-28 Flag of Thailand.svg Kad Choengdoi, Chiang Mai
Win86–4–2 Flag of Japan.svg Hyobu NakagamaUD122012-08-31 Flag of Thailand.svg Nakhon Si ThammaratWon vacant WBC International Flyweight title.
Win85–4–2 Flag of South Korea.svg Ji-Hun LeeTKO4 (6)2012-07-27 Flag of Thailand.svg Amphawa District Office, Samut Songkhram
Win84–4–2 Flag of Indonesia.svg ? TubisKO3 (6)2012-05-31 Flag of Thailand.svg City Hall Ground, Chonburi
Loss83–4–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Sonny Boy Jaro TKO6 (12)2012-03-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Chonburi Lost WBC, The Ring, and lineal flyweight titles
Draw83–3–2 Flag of Japan.svg Hirofumi Mukai TD1 (12), 0:472011-12-23 Flag of Thailand.svg 11th Royal Infantry Regiment, BangkokRetained WBC, The Ring, and lineal flyweight titles
Win83–3–1 Flag of Mexico.svg Edgar Sosa UD122011-10-21 Flag of Thailand.svg 11th Royal Infantry Regiment, BangkokRetained WBC, The Ring, and lineal flyweight titles
Win82–3–1 Flag of Thailand.svg Pakasit Twins GymTKO1 (6), 0:592011-08-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Central Sports Stadium, Nakhon Ratchasima
Win81–3–1 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya KogawaUD122011-07-01 Flag of Thailand.svg Hat Yai, SongkhlaRetained WBC, The Ring, and lineal flyweight titles
Win80–3–1 Flag of Indonesia.svg Muhammad NurfawaidTKO5 (6)2011-03-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Sara Buri
Win79–3–1 Flag of Indonesia.svg Ego YohanKO3 (6), 2:152011-01-28 Flag of Thailand.svg Khao Thong Temple, Nakhon Sawan
Win78–3–1 Flag of Indonesia.svg Heri PurnomoTKO4 (6), 0:49 2011-01-06 Flag of Thailand.svg Central Stadium, Nakhon Phanom
Win77–3–1 Flag of Thailand.svg Suriyan Sor Rungvisai UD122010-10-08 Flag of Thailand.svg Muang, Srisaket Retained WBC, The Ring, and lineal flyweight titles
Win76–3–1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rey MigrenoTKO1 (10), 1:372010-07-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Sanam Chan Royal Palace, Nakhon Pathom
Win75–3–1 Flag of Japan.svg Kōki Kameda MD122010-03-27 Flag of Japan.svg Ariake Colosseum, TokyoWon WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Won vacant The Ring flyweight titles
Win74–3–1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rodel TejaresTKO6 (6)2009-12-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Vocational College, Ubon Ratchathani
Win73–3–1 Flag of Japan.svg Takahisa MasudaTKO6 (12), 1:062009-08-28 Flag of Thailand.svg Chiang Mai Retained Interim WBC Flyweight title.
Win72–3–1 Flag of Mexico.svg Julio César Miranda UD122009-04-24 Flag of Thailand.svg Chachoengsao Won Interim WBC Flyweight title.
Win71–3–1 Flag of Iran.svg Shahram ToradideKO2 (6)2009-01-30 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok University, Bangkok
Win70–2–1 Flag of Indonesia.svg Amir JordanUD6 (6)2008-12-08 Flag of Thailand.svg Thabo, Nong Khai
Win69–3–1 Flag of Indonesia.svg Danny SuttonTKO2 (6)2008-10-31 Flag of Thailand.svg Chokchai Four, Bangkapi, Bangkok
Win68–3–1 Flag of Iran.svg Akbar MohammadpourTKO6 (10)2008-09-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Wat Pakbung, Minburi, Bangkok
Draw67–3–1 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Naito PTS122008-03-08 Flag of Japan.svg Kokugikan, TokyoFor WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win67–3 Flag of Indonesia.svg Jack AmisaKO2 (10)2007-11-27 Flag of Thailand.svg Thabo, Nong Khai
Win66–3 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rey MigrenoUD8 (8)2007-10-24 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangplee
Loss65–3 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Naito UD122007-07-18 Flag of Japan.svg Korakuen Hall, TokyoLost WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win65–2 Flag of Japan.svg Tomonobu Shimizu RTD7 (12),3:002007-04-06 Flag of Thailand.svg Tabkwang Stadium, Sara BuriRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win64–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Lito Sisnorio TKO4 (10), 2:152007-01-26 Flag of Thailand.svg City Hall, Tak Catch weight of 113 lbs.
Win63–2 Flag of South Africa.svg Monelisi Mhikiza MyekeniUD122006-11-17 Flag of Thailand.svg Suranaree Stadium, Nakhon RatchasimaRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win62–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Everardo MoralesTKO4 (12), 0:552006-06-30 Flag of Thailand.svg Siam Paragon Center, BangkokRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win61–2 Flag of Japan.svg Daigo NakahiroUD122006-05-01 Flag of Thailand.svg 11th Inf Reg, BangkokRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win60–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Gilberto Keb Baas UD122006-02-16 Flag of Thailand.svg Chainat Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win59–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Isidro BalabatTD5 (10)2005-12-23 Flag of Thailand.svg Rajabhak University, Petchaboon
Win58–2 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Naito TD7 (12), 2:382005-10-10 Flag of Japan.svg Korakuen Hall, Tokyo Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win57–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Mark SalesUD62005-07-29 Flag of Thailand.svg Sukhumwit Market, Bangkok
Win56–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Daniel DiolanTKO3 (6)2005-04-29 Flag of Thailand.svg Petchpaiboon Market, Petchaburi
Win55–2 Flag of Japan.svg Noriyuki KomatsuTKO5 (12), 1:422005-01-29 Flag of Japan.svg Prefectural Gymnasium, OsakaRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win54–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Sherwin ManatadUD82004-11-26 Flag of Thailand.svg Chiengsaen, Chiang Rai
Win53–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Randy MangubatUD192004-10-08 Flag of Thailand.svg Arcadia Hilton Hotel, Phuket
Win52–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Luis Angel MartinezTKO5 (12), 1:492004-07-15 Flag of Thailand.svg Khon KaenRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win51–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Ronnie CaneteKO3 (10)2004-04-30 Flag of Thailand.svg Nakhon Ratchasima
Win50–2 Flag of Japan.svg Trash NakanumaUD122004-01-03 Flag of Japan.svg Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Kanagawa Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win49–2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Hussein Hussein UD122003-11-14 Flag of Thailand.svg Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, BangkokRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win48–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jaime AcerdaKO9 (10)2003-07-25 Flag of Thailand.svg City Hall, Chaiyaphum
Win47–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Randy MangubatUD122003-06-05 Flag of Thailand.svg Songkhla Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win46–2 Flag of Japan.svg Hidenobu HondaUD122002-11-26 Flag of Japan.svg Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win45–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Jesús Martínez UD122002-09-06 Flag of Thailand.svg Future Park Plaza, RangsitRetained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win44–2 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Naito KO1 (12), 0:342002-04-19 Flag of Thailand.svg Khon Kaen Retained Lineal & WBC Flyweight titles.
Fastest knockout ever in a World Flyweight title bout.
Win43–2 Flag of Argentina.svg Luis Alberto Lazarte TKO2 (12), 2:432001-12-06 Flag of Thailand.svg Jomtien Hotel, Pattaya Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win42–2 Flag of Ghana.svg Alex BabaTD8 (12), 2:352001-10-26 Flag of Thailand.svg Indoor Basketball Gymnasium, Hat Yai Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win41–2 Flag of Japan.svg Hayato AsaiTKO5 (12), 0:472001-07-15 Flag of Japan.svg Aichi Budokan, Nagoya, Aichi Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win40–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Alvin FelicildaPTS102001-05-08 Flag of Thailand.svg Udon Thani
Win39–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Malcolm Tuñacao TKO1 (12), 2:422001-03-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Phichit Won WBC and lineal flyweight titles
Win38–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramil AnitoTKO5 (10)2000-12-29 Flag of Cambodia.svg Koh Kong Island
Win37–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Nathan BarcelonaTKO62000-09-22 Flag of Thailand.svg Sara Buri
Win36–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Gener MillaTKO32000-08-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Sakon Nakhon
Win35–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramil AnitoPTS102000-07-01 Flag of Thailand.svg Nakhon Pathom
Win34–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Texas GomezKO72000-05-19 Flag of Thailand.svg Srimnang Outdoor Arena, Udon Thani
Win33–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Mark SalesUD102000-03-17 Flag of Thailand.svg Roi Et
Win32–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Joven SimbajonPTS82000-02-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Mahachai Villa Arena, Samut Sakhon
Win31–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Armando RocilKO22000-01-29 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win30–2 Flag of Thailand.svg Ritichai KiatprapasKO31999-12-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win29–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rolando BaclayoKO61999-11-12 Flag of Thailand.svg Sara Buri
Win28–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Randy MangubatPTS8 (10)1999-09-17 Flag of Thailand.svg Pakpanag Metropolitan Stadium, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Win27–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Texas GomezKO31999-07-23 Flag of Thailand.svg Yala
Win26–2 Flag of Colombia.svg Jose OrozcoKO21999-06-13 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win25–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Dennis SabsalPTS81999-04-30 Flag of Thailand.svg Thung Song
Win24–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Emer BarrientosPTS101999-02-05 Flag of Thailand.svg Pattalung
Win23–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Roy TarazonaPTS81998-12-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Tonsuk College Ground, Phutthamonthon
Win22–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Allan LlanitaPTS61998-11-14 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win21–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramil GeveroPTS101998-10-23 Flag of Thailand.svg Sakon Nakhon
Win20–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Dennis SabsalPTS101998-07-30 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win19–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Juanito Rubillar PTS101998-06-05 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win18–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rudolfo FernandezKO21998-04-22 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win17–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jerry PahayahayPTS101998-02-27 Flag of Thailand.svg "Specially built arena", Ko Samui
Win16–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Alpong NavajaPTS101997-11-12 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win15–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramil GeveroPTS101997-09-26 Flag of Thailand.svg Sara Buri
Win14–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jaime AliguinPTS101997-08-01 Flag of Thailand.svg Prince Palace Hotel, Chantaburi
Win13–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Lolito LaroaPTS61997-05-09 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win12–2 Flag of South Africa.svg Mzukisi Sikali TKO1 (12)1997-03-28 Flag of Thailand.svg Pakkred Stadium, Nonthaburi Won WBU Light Flyweight title.
Win11–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Roy TarazonaTKO31996-11-22 Flag of Thailand.svg Surin
Win10–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Randy MangubatKO31996-10-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Roi-Et
Loss9–2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jerry PahayahayKO51996-07-11 Flag of Thailand.svg Kalasin
Win9–1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Juanito Rubillar KO41996-05-24 Flag of Thailand.svg Petchaboon
Win8–1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramon AlgoraKO11996-04-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Udon Thani
Loss7–1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Jerry PahayahayPTS81995-12-22 Flag of Thailand.svg Sakon Nakhon
Win7–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Ramil GeveroTKO51995-11-05 Flag of Thailand.svg Sara Buri
Win6–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Alpong NavajaTKO41995-09-25 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win5–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Bernardo Jun DavalosKO21995-08-27 Flag of Thailand.svg Rangsit
Win4–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rolando TadleKO41995-05-14 Flag of Thailand.svg Lampang
Win3–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rex RemiasKO11995-04-27 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok
Win2–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Al TarazonaTKO81995-03-12 Flag of Thailand.svg Phitsanulok
Win1–0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Bernardo Jun DavalosKO31994-12-21 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok

Titles in boxing

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Notes and references

  1. รอดเพชร, สำราญ (22 May 2007). "เหนือ "เขาทราย -โจหลุยส์"ยังมี "พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก กระทิงแดงยิม!!??"". ASTV Manager (in Thai). Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  2. 1 2 "Professional boxing record: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam" . Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  3. 1 2 3 4 BoxRec.com editors. "Pongsaklek Wonjongkam." BoxRec.com. URL accessed 5 July 2006.
  4. "Pongsaklek Wonjongkam - Lineal Flyweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia.
  5. Mallon, Scott. "Boxing in Asia." Archived 2006-09-08 at the Wayback Machine 24 August 2005. The Sweet Science. URL accessed 7 July 2006.
  6. Jackson, Ron. "Flyweight champ wins 15th defence." Archived 2006-09-30 at the Wayback Machine SuperBoxing. URL accessed 5 July 2006.
  7. The Ring editors. The Ring Ratings. Archived 2005-12-24 at the Wayback Machine 3 July 2006. The Ring. URL accessed 7 July 2006
  8. http://www.ringtv.com/blog/1757/weekend_peview_huge_weekend/
  9. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam's Professional Boxing Record – BoxRec.com
Sporting positions
World boxing titles
Preceded by
Malcolm Tuñacao
WBC flyweight champion
March 2, 2001 – July 18, 2007
Succeeded by
Daisuke Naito
Vacant
Title last held by
Jorge Arce
WBC flyweight champion
Interim title

April 24, 2009 – March 27, 2010
Won full title
Vacant
Title next held by
McWilliams Arroyo
Preceded by
Kōki Kameda
WBC flyweight champion
March 27, 2010 – March 2, 2012
Succeeded by
Sonny Boy Jaro
Vacant
Title last held by
Kim Yong-kang
The Ring Flyweight Champion
March 27, 2010 – March 2, 2012

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