Jerusalem suffers first loss

By: Glendale G. Rosal January 25,2017 - 05:55 PM
Thai Wenhang Menayothin (left) is declared winner via unanimous decision against the Philippines’ Melvin Jerusalem. (Screen grab from Petchyindee MuayThai Academy Facebook Page)

Thai Wenhang Menayothin (left) is declared winner via unanimous decision against the Philippines’ Melvin Jerusalem. (Screen grab from Petchyindee MuayThai Academy Facebook Page)

ALA Boxing Gym’s Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem faltered in his first world title bout, losing to WBC world minimum weight defending champion Wanheng Menayothin by unanimous decision in Phitsanulok, Thailand on Wednesday.

All three judges favored Menayothin with scores of 115-113, 114-113, 114-113.

Menayothin now has 45 wins with no defeats. He has 17 wins by knockouts. Jerusalem, meanwhile, suffered his first defeat in 12 fights.

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