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It’s fight week in China! Brian Viloria at Hong Kong Press Conference

Hong Kong (April 2, 2012)  – Last night (Tuesday evening in Hong Kong) the four world championship fighters, their trainers and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum met the media of Hong Kong for a VIP reception to tout Zou Shiming “Fists of Gold.”

Bob gave a short speech and the fighters answered questions.  Brian Viloria and Bob Arum  interviews is here:

The highlight of the evening was when recording artistStephanie Cheng (郑融), performed her new hit song The “Fists of Gold” Theme Song Music Video (“皇金拳賽”主題曲MV), complete with ring card girl dancers.  It brought the house down. 

The theme song is rocketing up the charts in Macau, Hong Kong and Beijing.

Also on hand was broadcasting icon Tim Ryan.           
U.S. boxing fans will be able to witness the premiere of world championship boxing in Macau with “ZOU SHIMING:  Fists of Gold,” featuring two world title fights and the professional debut of the Peoples Republic ofChina’s  two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time World Amateur Champion Zou Shiming.  This brilliant event will be televised to the U.S. on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO2. 

Calling the action from ringside from the CotaiArena™, The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel will be broadcasting icons Tim Ryan and Larry Merchant and two-time heavyweight champion Big George Foreman.  The telecast will also feature two-time World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion ROMAN “Rocky” MARTINEZ defending his title against undefeated No. 1 contender DIEGO MAGDALENO and World Boxing Association (WBA)/WBO flyweight champion BRIAN “Hawaiian Punch” VILORIA defending his unified titles against Top-10- contender JUAN FRANCISCO ESTRADA.

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