Thursday, March 3, 2022 – 13:56 WIB
VIVA – Ongen Saknosiwi’s preparation for the duel against Rattakorn Tassaworn in the fight for the WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental Featherweight (57.1 kg) title has reached its peak. It can be seen from the results of the official body weights carried out the day before the fight took place.
The activity was held at the Mercure Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 24, Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 3, 2022. Ongen looks very ready and not overweight.
The agenda was also attended by officials from various related boxing bodies (WBC and IBA). Strict health protocols are applied at this event. In fact, members of the medical team who use complete Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). All parties related to the fight have also undergone PCR tests.
Ongen looks very steady looking at this fight. He is trying to maintain his perfect record that has never tasted defeat in 8 duels that have been played. Where 7 of them ended by KO.
Meanwhile, Rattakorn is hungry to come back and add to his record of 13 wins, 4 defeats, and 1 draw. Rattakorn’s last match was in early 2022 where he won by knockout over Somchai Srijan in a duel held at Singmanassak Muaythai School.
This is Ongen’s first duel after being absent for about two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he was determined to make the Red and White proud by winning the belt.
“I’m very ready. I haven’t competed since 2019. But, I always practice. I’m ready to win for Indonesia,” said Ongen.