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Hitting the big time

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Thai boxer Samson Sor Siriporn celebrates her victory over Japan’s

Kayoko Ebata during a World Boxing Council (WBC) light-flyweight title

fight at Old Stadium in Phnom Penh on April 26. Siriporn, a former drug

dealer who made headlines by winning early release from a Bangkok

prison thanks to her boxing prowess, dominated Ebata to win on points

97-95, 95-95 and 96-94.

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