Kikuchi Retains Title, Batters Sor Siriporn
Report and photos by Scott Mallon -May 12, 2006

On May 10, 2006, Thai inmate Siriporn “The Black Rose” Sor Siriporn hoped to become the first-ever female prisoner to win a professional boxing title but WBC minimumweight champion Nanako Kikuchi proved to be too strong and technically superior, winning a unanimous ten-round decision in the Klong Prem Men’s Prison.
In November of last year, fellow inmate Nongmai Sor Siriporn hit the headlines worldwide when she unsuccessfully challenged Kikuchi for the vacant WBC championship. Kikuchi only began boxing three years ago and in this time has won the Japanese women’s title as well as the WBC world title.  Siriporn Sor Siriporn is housed in the Women’s Correctional Institution for Drug Offenders an hour outside of the center of Bangkok. She entered the facility at the age of seventeen and is serving ten years for drug offenses. She has four years left on her sentence however in all likelihood this will....Full Fight Report



Nanako Kikuchi poses
after win...

Nanako Kikuchi has her hands
raised in victory

Nanako Kikuchi with

Kikuchi nails Sor Siriporn
 with a right

Nanako Kikuchi prepares
 to do battle

Nanako Kikuchi and Siriporn Sor
Siriporn prepare to enter the ring

The prison wall –
 this is a minimum security prison

The door to get out
of the prison

Khai Muay Sor Siriporn
 (The Sor Siriporn Muay Thai Camp)

A look at Tier Two, the second level  where the girls are housed

The Entrance to the Women’s Correctional Institute for Drug Addicts

The dormitory where the
 eleven girls sleep

Tse Hoi Wah of Hong Kong

Nongmai Sor Siriporn

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