Rumors that the World Boxing Council’s minimum world champion, Thai Wanheng Menayothin (54-0, 18 Ko’s), is retiring from boxing, are unfounded.
This was clarified by ABCO (Asian Boxing Council), Which is in touch with the champion.
“We are pleased to confirm that the current World Boxing Council minimum-weight world champion Wanheng Meenayothin has not retired from professional boxing. The champ will look to make his next defense of his WBC world title in the coming months,” The Asian Boxing Council said in a statement.
Menayothin is a champion who has had a close relationship with the WBC from the beginning of his career. He won the youth minimum world title in March 2007, successfully defending it 8 times, subsequently winning the WBC international title in December 2009, making 12 successful defenses.
The moment of his consecration as minimum champion of the WBC arrived on November 6, 2014, when he conquered the crown.