Straight from Southeast Asia, Olyedong Sithsamerchai, a Thai native, has made it to the world boxing circuit at the young age of 22 years old. He is currently the title holder of the WBC Strawweight world champion after defeating Eagle Den Janlaphan on the 29th of November, 2007, a day Olyedong will always remember.
Standing at only 5 feet and 2 inches, this Thai boxer is making his name known all over the world. Still young to the world of professional boxing, Olyedong joined the professional boxing arena on the year 2002. Clearly, this Thai boxer is a force to be reckoned with because consequently his first title match was also on the same professional debut year. On October 2002, he fought with Arman de la Cruz for the vacant titles WBC World Youth minimum weight title and WBC Asian Boxing Council minimum weight title. Throughout the years following 2002, Olyedong found himself fighting for and defending the same titles. It was only recently on the year 2007 where Olyedong was already fighting for the world strawweight title.
After defeating Eagle Den Janlaphan for the WBC strawweight world champion title, Olyedong had another match with John Cut Siregar. Olyedong successfully defending his championship title after defeating the Indonesian boxer in the fourth round with a technical knockout. It was a short but thrilling match with the audience kept at the edge of their seats. Olyedong managed to land a left straight in the third round making Siregar drop once and finally knocking his opponent in the fourth round. By unanimous decision, Olyedong still kept his world championship title making his record 26 wins with 10 knockouts, 0 losses and 0 draws.