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  1. Sport - China - BOXING

    Title fight feels just like Olympics, says Zou Shiming

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:38pm by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin unus.alladin@scmp.com Guizhou native, a gold medallist in Beijing and London, is 'stronger than ever' ahead of his professional bout with Colombia's Luis De la Rosa Title fight feels like Olympics, says Zou China's golden boy Zou Shiming says fighting for his first professional title in this month's Champions of Gold in Macau will be like ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Knockout move: Manny Pacquiao sets up boxing academy in China

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:11pm

    ... Institute would “start in Beijing, and the plan is for the whole of China”. While China has produced accomplished fighters and Olympic champions at amateur level, there is potential to translate ...

  3. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming has to be patient for shot at world title

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:03am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin unus.alladin@scmp.com China’s two-time Olympic boxing champion Zou Shiming will have to wait until February at the earliest before he can earn a world title shot. The flyweight will fight an “eliminator” bout in Clash of Cotai II in November and the winner of that bout will meet either IBF flyweight title holder Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand or Puerto Rico’s ...

  4. Sport - China - BOXING

    China's Zou Shiming on course for world title, says Freddie Roach

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 11:01pm by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin in Macau Trainer insists two-time Olympic gold winner has what it takes to become an IBF champion China's Zou on course for world title, says Roach China's Zou ... The American trainer is convinced the two-time Olympic champion can go all the way to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight title after the mainlander survived 10 rounds to outpoint ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    I'm having a sex change, says mentor of Lennox Lewis

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Manager of British former world heavyweight champion is living as a woman named Kellie I'm having a sex change, says Lewis' mentor Frank Maloney, ... The Englishwoman, 61, who stood for election to be London mayor for the UKIP Party in 2004, has been married twice and has two daughters, but said she had always felt she was a woman. "I was born ...

  6. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming heads back into ring for Champions of Gold in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 12:57am by Unus Alladin

    ... turned world champion. Zou will fight in the city for the first time since winning in Ring of Gold in February, and the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games Olympic champion, said he was excited ... Unus Alladin in Macau unus.alladin@scmp.com Double Olympic champion will take top billing in card that includes Cuban great Rigondeaux Zou back in ring for Champions of Gold Two-time ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - BOXING

    Hong Kong's 'Wonder Kid' Rex Tso pounds Indonesia's John Bajawa for 14th win

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 02:40am by Unus Alladin

    ... with an onslaught that proved too much. Two-time Olympic champion Zou was exhausted, but happy after outlasting his Colombian opponent by unanimous decision in a fight that went the distance. Zou ended ... Merafuentes. The 29-year-old Russian, the 2012 London Games gold medallist, continued his impressive pro career, winning his fourth straight light heavyweight fight. ...

  8. Sport - China - BOXING

    China’s two-time Olympic champion Zou turns pro

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... as a professional.” The 31-year-old fighter won Olympic light flyweight gold at the 2008 Beijing and last year London Olympics after taking a bronze in Athens in 2004. He won world amateur crowns in 2005, ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Two-time Olympic champion and three-time world amateur champion Zou Shiming is becoming a professional boxer, with US promoter Bob Arum announcing ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - BOXING

    Miguel Diaz, cutman to the stars, is back in Rex Tso's corner

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:17pm by Unus Alladin

    ... China's two-time Olympic gold medallist after organisers revealed the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) special elite international flyweight belt that will be put on the line. "It's ... in at 111.5 pounds, while De la Rosa was 110.5 pounds. Another bout tonight features two-time Cuban Olympic gold medallist Guillermo "El Chacal" Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 KOs) against Thai veteran ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Freedom fighter pulls no punches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:36pm by Unus Alladin

    ... there was no looking back when he defected and walked into the land of opportunity that was America and a life that was never going to be the same again. An Olympic gold medallist at the 2000 Sydney and 2004 ... but ended up in police custody. He was kicked off the Cuban team and denied the chance of a possible third gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The politics in Cuba is too confusing to really ...




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