Former Asian Boxing Council (ABCO) bantamweight champion, Saenghiran Krathingdaeng Gym (Lookbanyai), moved up to the 122 pound division and captured the ABCO interim title with an impressive ninth-round KO victory over fomer OPBF super bantamweight boss Pedirito Laurente, from the Philippines. The Thai fighter tool control of the fight in round five with a huge body attack and then took Laurente out with a combination of punches at 2:11 of the ninth round. Due to weight problems, Saenghiran relinquished his the ABCO bantam belt and moved up four pounds heavier. Wethya Singwangcha (Sakmuangklang), rated #26 in the Boxingtalk ratings holds the main ABCo title in the 122-pound class. At bantamweight, Chatchai Krathingdaeng Gym (Sasakul), the former WBC flyweight champion, was upgraded to ABCO champ at 118 when Saenghiran moved up.