Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum tells RingTV.com that he is planning a second card in the Chinese region of Macau on July 27, which will be headlined by the second professional bout of two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming.
Dougie is asked about his thoughts on this past Saturday’s boxing card from Macau, the Peruvian presence on the most recent Friday Night Fights main event and the terrific action boxing fans have been treated to early this year in this week’s Monday Mailbag. Enjoy!
Shots of all the combatants who will take part in Saturday’s card in Macau, including star attraction Zou Shiming in his pro debut, flyweights Brian Viloria and Juan Francisco Estrada, and junior lightweights Rocky Martinez and Diego Magdaleno.
Junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno says that he won’t lose focus for his April 6 clash with WBO beltholder Rocky Martinez, even though their fight will take him on his first trip to China.
Junior flyweight Zou Shiming — arguably among the world’s most-famous boxers, known to hundreds of millions in China for his gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics and three World Amateur Championships — arrived in Los Angeles to train for his pro debut.
Top Rank announced the signing of two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming, of China, who lists Muhammad Ali and Jackie Chan as his heroes.