Zou Shiming faced his most experienced professional opponent to date in Luis De la Rosa on Saturday in Macau and the Chinese star scored a 10-round decision. RING junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux and former flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria scored KO victories on the undercard.
Photos from Macau, China, of Zou Shiming, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Brian Viloria, Gilberto Ramirez and others before tomorrow’s “Champions of Gold” card at Cotai Arena.
Fighters in Saturday’s “Champions of Gold” card, headlined by Zou Shiming in a 10-rounder against Luis De La Rosa, arrive at the Venetian Macao resort. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux says he’d like to add more belts to his collection (which already includes the RING, WBO and WBA titles) before a possible move up in weight.
A trio of Top Rank fighters preparing for Saturday’s card in Macau: junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, Chinese phenom Zou Shiming and rising contender Gilberto Ramirez. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the return of Zou Shiming on July 19 and more.
Dino Duva introduced the first boxer he has signed to his new promotional company, Zhang Zhilei, a Chinese silver medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, at a press conference in Manhattan on Monday afternoon.
IBF lightweight beltholder Miguel Vazquez and two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming weighed in on Friday for Saturday’s card in Macau. Vazquez came in at 134.8 pounds, the same as his challenger Denis Shafikov. Shiming weighed 111.8 pounds.
Weigh-in photos from Macau of Miguel Vazquez-Denis Shafikov, Zou Shiming-Yokthong Kokietgym, Ryota Murata-Carlos Nascimento and Egor Mekhontsev-Atthaporn Jaritram. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.
Fighters for the Feb. 22 show in Macau arrive and stage public workouts. The card includes lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez vs. Denis Shafikov, plus Olympic gold medalists Ryota Murata, Egor Mekhontsev and Zou Shiming.
IBF lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez will attempt to defend his title for the sixth time when he faces undefeated Russian contender Denis Shafikov in Macau. The card will also feature three Olympic gold medalists in separate bouts.
There is a “strong chance” that WBA featherweight beltholder Simphiwe Vetyeka will make his first title defense against Japanese contender Akifumi Shimoda on Feb. 22, Vetyeka’s manager Andile Sidinile tells RingTV.com.
Brazilian silver medalist Esqiuva Falcao, whose older brother signed with Golden Boy in October, inked a promotional deal with rival Top Rank.