Menayothin captures WBC minimumweight title

Bangkok, Thailand ( – Wanheng Menayothin of Thailand
outslugged Mexico’s Oswaldo Novoa on Thursday to capture the WBC minimumweight

Menayothin improved to 36-0 with 11 knockouts when Novoa failed to come out
after the ninth round.

Novoa fell to 14-5-1. He was making his second defense of the 105-pound title
he won in February with a fifth-round TKO of China’s Xiong Zhao Zhong.