Wanheng Menayothin returns Aug 28, makes tenth WBC title defense

World Boxing Council minimumweight champion, Thai Wanheng Menayothin (50-0, 18 KOs) will return to the ring on August 28 to make the tenth defense of his title. 

Wanheng is determined to improve his record to 51-0.

His rival will be tough Filipino Pedro Taduran, who has a record of 12 wins with 9 knockouts and one defeat.

Taduran, is ranked No. 14 in the World Boxing Council rankings. He’s the Philippine National Champion.

The fight will be in Nakhon Sawan province, Thailand.

Menayothin, who had more than 200 amateur matches, has a long history with the WBC.

He won the youth minimumweight belt in March 2007, successfully defending eight times, then won the WBC international title in December 2009, achieving 12 successful defenses.

On November 6, 2014, he won the world minimumweight crown knocking out Mexican Osvaldo “Gallito” Novoa.