ZOU SHIMING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Shiming Notches 1st Career KO, Vazquez Defeats Shafikov

By: Ismael AbduSalaam, Special Contributor photo: notifight.com MACAU, China — Zou Shiming (4-0, 1 KO) kicked off his first bout of 2014 with a definitive victory, dominating Thailand’s Yokthong Kokietgym (15-4, 11 KOs) over seven one-sided for his first pro knockout win. While tough, Kokietgym didn’t offer much in the areas of defense nor offense. Showing better technique...
Via BadCulture
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Vazquez successful in latest IBF lightweight title defense

Photo Credit: bestboxingblog.com In the main event of boxing‘s latest trip to what is still a new territory for the sport, Macau, China, Miguel Vazquez successfully defended his IBF lightweight title, winning a unanimous decision over Dennis Shafikov. The win Vazquez’s sixth successful title defense and 13th straight win overall. Vazquez’s last loss came in June 2008 when he...
Via Players View
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Zou Shiming Puts Opponent To Sleep; Miguel Vazquez Does Same To Audience

If you'd forgotten how horrible Miguel Vazquez is to watch in the 14 months he was away from the ring, he served up a reminder on HBO2 Saturday's tape delayed show from China. He took a unanimous decision over Dennis Shafikov in a fight where his biggest difficulty was a cut around his left eye in the 4th round. If you have never seen Vazquez fight, it's mildly fascinating...
Via The Queensbury Rules
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ring of Gold weigh-in results & photos: Miguel Vazquez vs. Denis Shafikov, Zou Shiming in action

The Ring of Gold event in Macau, China takes place on Saturday, and the weigh-ins were held earlier today. Right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results for the card, which features Miguel Vazquez defending his lightweight title against Denis Shafikov, the fourth pro fight for Chinese Olympic hero Zou Shiming, and several other Olympic medal winners in action, including...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO2 to televise Miguel Vazquez title defense & Zou Shiming’s next bout Saturday afternoon Feb 22

Championship boxing makes its 2014 debut at The Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena. IBF lightweight titleholder Miguel "Titere" Vazquez, of Mexico, and two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming headline "Ring of Gold," Saturday, February 22. Vazquez will defend his title against undefeated top-rated contender Denis "Ghengis Khan" Shafikov, of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Zou Shiming gets his own theme song “Fists of Gold”

The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is pulling out all stops for world championship boxing's first-ever appearance in Macau by producing a special theme song and music video for Zou Shiming. Performed by Stephanie Cheng (郑融), The "Fists of Gold" Theme Song Music Video ("皇金拳賽"主題曲MV) made its world premiere today and already it's climbing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Middleweight Gilberto Ramirez signs with Top Rank

Just weeks after announcing its highly-publicized signing of Chinese Olympic star Zou Shiming, Top Rank inked another fighter who, unlike Shiming, already has made an impact at the professional level in middleweight contender Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez. The undefeated Ramírez (24-0, 19 KOs), from Mazatlán, México, captured the WBC Youth middleweight title in 2010 and...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Zou Shiming, Chinese 2-time Olympic gold medalist, signs with Top Rank

February 10 may mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year -- the Year of the Snake -- but January 23 will be known as the day the Era of Zou began.  Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced the signing of two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner and three-time World Amateur Champion Zou Shiming. Arum made the announcement today at a press conference at the Four Seasons Hotel Bejing....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

China's Zou wins 2nd straight Olympic boxing gold

Light flyweight Zou Shiming of China won his second straight Olympic boxing gold medal on Saturday night, beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon 13-10. Zou defended his gold medal from Beijing, the first light flyweight to accomplish the feat. He is a three-time Olympic medalist, also winning a bronze in Athens eight years ago. Zou is the only boxing gold medalist in China'...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Zou opens boxing gold defense with Olympic win

Light flyweight Zou Shiming of China opened defense of his Beijing gold medal with a 14-11 victory over Yosbany Veitia of Cuba on Saturday in the Olympic boxing tournament. Cuba's Roniel Iglesias upset top-seeded Brazilian light welterweight Everton Dos Santos, while top-seeded light heavyweight Julio La Cruz of Cuba trounced Jordan's Ihab Almatbouli. Irish light flyweight...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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