Ancajas willing to fight Thai champ Srisaket ‘anywhere’
The venue won’t be of any issue for Filipino boxing star Jerwin Ancajas in a potential title unification bout against fellow super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand.
Both have been wanting to fight each other and it could finally happen soon.
“That has the potential of being a really big fight, maybe the biggest fight in the super flyweight division even. Definitely, we’d like to sit down with his camp and finally discuss it to get the ball rolling,” Ancajas said.
“I am willing to fight anywhere. If we come back to Thailand and fight there, no problem. If we end up in the United States, then good for the both of us. If we can all find a way for Top Rank and ONE Championship to work together and promote the unification bout in the Philippines, my home country, even better.” he added.
The 26-year-old Ancajas, who holds the IBF belt, was in attendance when Srisaket, the eighth-best pound-for-pound fighter today as per Ring Magazine, successfully defended his WBC crown in a lopsided decision over Mexican challenger Iran Diaz on Saturday in the main event of ONE: Kingdom of Heroes at Impact Arena in Nonthaburi, Thailand.
After the fight, Ancajas, his trainer and manager Joven Jimenez along with international matchmaker Sean Gibbons congratulated Srisaket inside the ring.
Ancajas is also coming off his sixth title defense where he settled for a split draw against Alejandro Santiago of Mexico on September 29 in Oakland.
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