Boxing

 
                  === John retains WBA featherweight title ===
 
 Singapore  (Sports Network)  - Chris John remained undefeated with a unanimous
 decision  over previously  unbeaten Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo on Friday to retain
 his WBA featherweight title.
 
 John (48-0-2, 22 KOs) successfully defended his title for the 17th time.
 
 Piriyapinyo  (44-1) was in his first title fight and his first bout outside of
 Thailand.  The Thai native held multiple regional belts since 2004 and had won
 his last six fights by knockout.
 
 11/09 14:22:50 ET

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