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HBO2 Saturday at 5:00 p.m. : Zou Shiming – Amnat Ruenroeng World Title Fight

The Chinese New Year began on February 19, 2015 — The Year of the Sheep. But Chinese boxing fans from around the world are hoping it will also usher in the beginning of The Shiming Dynasty. After winning three World Championships and two Olympic gold medals as an amateur, ZOU SHIMIING, in only his seventh professional fight and 23 months removed from his professional debut, will be challenging undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world champion AMNAT RUENROENG. The Showdown at Sands: Zou Shiming vs. Amnat Ruenroeng will headline an exciting all-action world championship boxing event, Saturday, March 7, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Continue reading

Zou Shiming: “Expect Me To Be a Champion”

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (February 26, 2015) — Despite having only six professional fights under his belt, ZOU SHIMIING, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and three-time world amateur champion is ready for his close-up. Just 23 months removed from his professional debut, Zou (6-0, 1 KO), of Guizhdou, China, the No. 1 world-rated contender and an icon in the People’s Republic of China, will challenge amateur rival and defending International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world champion AMNAT RUENROENG (14-0, 5 KOs), of Si Racha, Thailand, in the main event of The Showdown at Sands: Zou Shiming vs. Amnat Ruenroeng, Saturday, March 7, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Continue reading

Zou Shiming Welcomes the Chinese New Year 15 Days Before Title Shot

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (February 20, 2015) — Gong xi fa cai! Good luck and prosperity in 2015! The Chinese New Year has begun. Tradition dictates that you bid farewell to the old year with graciousness and gratitude and welcome in the new year — this is the Year of the Sheep (or Ram or Goat, depending on whom you ask) — sharing time and celebrating with family and friends over sumptuous feasts. Continue reading

Zou Shiming – Amnat Ruenroeng World Title Fight, March 7, on HBO2

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The upcoming Chinese New Year will begin on February 19, 2015 — The Year of the Sheep. But Chinese boxing fans from around the world are hoping it will also usher in the beginning of The Shiming Dynasty. After winning three World Championships and two Olympic gold medals as an amateur, ZOU SHIMIING, in only his seventh professional fight and 23 months removed from his professional debut, will be challenging undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world champion AMNAT RUENROENG. The Showdown at Sands: Zou Shiming vs. Amnat Ruenroeng will headline an exciting all-action world championship boxing event, Saturday, March 7, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Continue reading

Zou Shiming with tough fight in March aims to put China in the world picture

Double Olympic champion Zou Shiming is looking to become IBF World Flyweight champion this March when he takes on unbeaten Amnat Ruenroeng for that title. To become a champion at world level in just your seventh fight is an unbelievable accomplishment, although we have seen fellow Olympic greats Guillermo Rigondeaux and Vasyl Lomachenko also collecting titles very early on.

Zou is fighting for more than his legacy in this fight however, he is looking to put China on the map at world championship level in a star making performance in March. This is a two part ambition with both interest in boxing in China looking to increase as well as interest in Chinese boxing from the rest of the world also looking to go up. Continue reading

Shiming vs. Ruenroeng Saturday, March 7 on HBO2

GOBBLER’S KNOB, (Groundhog Day 2015) — At approximately 7:23 A.M. ET today, Punxsutawney Phil — the Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators — emerged from his burrow at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA, and proclaimed, in his native Groundhogese, that two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and three-time World Amateur Champion ZOU SHIMING (6-0, 1 KO), from Guizhou, China, would become China’s first Olympic champion to win a world title in the professional ranks. Zou challenges International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world champion AMNAT RUENROENG (14-0, 5 KOs), from Si Racha, Thailand, in the main event of The Showdown at Sands, Saturday, March 7, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, SECA, Kreerin Promotions, Sampson Boxing and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming – Amnat Ruenroeng World Flyweight Championship fight will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2®, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Two Current Olympic Champions on the Professional Arena on Saturday

The under card of the main event featuring Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri on Nov. 22 at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, contains two other names that are worth mentioning: WBO featherweight champ Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1) who is also the current lightweight Olympic champion from the Ukraine and Zou Shiming (5-0), still the light flyweight Olympic champion from China.

Vasyl Lomachenko will defend his title against a Thai boxer by the name of Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo who brings a record of 52 professional wins and 1 loss. The Ukranian is a double Olympic champion and triple World Amateur champion and now holds the WBO featherweight title. His pro record consists of two wins and one loss and it is quite unusual for a champion. Most boxers would still be doing 4 and 6 round fights and would not even dream of fighting for world titles on their second and third fight. Continue reading

Pacquiao-Algieri PPV Undercard Packs Plenty of Int’l Intrigue

MACAO (September 18, 2014) — World champions VASYL LOMACHENKO and JESSIE VARGAS and China’s most iconic athlete, undefeated Top-Five contender ZOU SHIMING, will be featured in exciting battles on the MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO vs. CHRIS ALGIERI World Welterweight Championship pay-per-view undercard. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate, the Pacquiao-Algieri world welterweight championship event will take place Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena, and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading

Zou Shiming Talks About His 10-Round Debut on Saturday on HBO2

MACAO, CHINA (July 16, 2014) – Just 15 months and five fights removed from his professional debut, two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon ZOU SHIMING (4-0, 1 KO),of Guizhu, China, will step up and fight in his first 10-round bout, facing off against hard-punching veteran and three-time world title challenger LUIS “Chino” DE LA ROSA, (23-3-1, 13 KOs), of Barranquillla, Colombia. Zou, trained by Hall of Famer Freddie Roach, and De La Rosa will headline Champions of Gold, the all-action championship boxing event This Saturday! July 19, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Fighting for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) International flyweight title, the battle between Top-10 contenders (Zou and De La Rosa are world-rated No. 6 by the World Boxing Association and No. 10 by the International Boxing Federation, respectively) will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the telecast will open with undefeated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ, world-rated in the Top-Five by all four major sanctioning organizations, defending his NABF/NABO super middleweight titles against “The One” JUNIOR TALIPEAU, who returns to the ring following a career-best victory. Continue reading

Zou Shiming & Gilberto Ramirez on HBO2, July 19 at 5 PM ET/PT

Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon ZOU SHIMING and undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ will headline Champions of Gold – championship boxing’s return to The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming / Gilberto Ramirez boxing doubleheader will take place Saturday, July 19, and will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading