By REY DANSECO
Philippine number two super flyweight contender Flash Daryl Basadre (14-1-1, 10 KOs) knocked out previously undefeated knockout artist Yodsindaeng Jor Chaijinda (6-1, 4 KOs) of Thailand on Sunday night in Komatsu, Japan.
Basadre sent Chaijinda thrice en route to a sensational knockout win in the 8th round, making him the first man to stopped Chaijanda.
“Thank you Lord God for the victory tonight, I won the fight,” Basadre said after his first ring appearance in Japan.
Basadre, 22, captured the vacant WBC world youth bantamweight title in his impressive win.
“Opponent down three times… God is great,” said Jim Claude Mananquil, who manages Basadre and some other young champions from Gen. Santos City, superstar Manny Pacquiao and former WBC super featherweight champion Rolando Navarette’s hometown in southern Philippines.