Srisaket feels Prayut's power

Champion wins praise from prime minister

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha attempts to emulate Srisaket Sor Rungvisai's knockout blow during their meeting at Government House yesterday. PR

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai knocked out Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez to retain his WBC super-flyweight title at the weekend but he was almost floored by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday.

The 30-year-old boxer and his handlers paid a courtesy call on the premier at Government House yesterday after his fourth-round knockout win over Nicaragua's Gonzalez in a rematch in Carson, California on Saturday.

Srisaket knocked out Gonzalez with a thunderous right hook and Gen Prayut tried to emulate the action.

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