Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Zou Shiming Coming, To Hit Los Angeles and Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV – Zou Shiming, two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time World Amateur Champion, will arrive in the United States on Monday, February 4, to begin training for his professional boxing debut.

Shiming will land in Los Angeles at LAX on Monday, February 4, at 5:00 p.m. PT aboard Air China. Shiming's Grand Arrival at The Venetian Porte Cochere (3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nev. 89109), will take place the following day, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Noon PT.  Shiming will be greeted by his promoters, Bob Arum and Todd duBoef of Top Rank; his new trainers, Freddie Roach and Miguel Diaz; and John Caparella, president and COO of The Venetian and The Palazzo.

Shiming will begin his training the following day in a custom gym located inside the resort complex. He will train at The Venetian and The Palazzo through February 15, and then move to the Top Rank Gym, also located in Las Vegas, through March 23. He will return to China for his last two weeks of training camp.  Shiming, 31, is scheduled to make his professional boxing debut on April 6 at The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau.

One of the most popular Olympic athletes in the People's Republic of China, Shiming is the world's greatest amateur light flyweight, capturing gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games. In the 2005, 2007, and 2011 World Amateur Championships, Shiming also brought home gold medals, making him his nation’s first boxing gold medalist in the World Amateur Championships and Olympics. . He became his nation’s first Olympic medalist in boxing when he earned bronze in 2004.

Known for his extraordinary speed and superb footwork, thanks to years of martial-arts training, many of Shiming's opponents complain that they cannot keep up with him, much less see his punches coming. He has stated that his heroes are Muhammad Ali and Jackie Chan.

Tags: Zou Shiming image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=x2sasa;12983637]that's insane! after his debut maybe[/QUOTE] The other chinese got a title shot for being average over a guy who was waiting years to get it. WBC want the money, they're going to strip at the first chance they get…

Comment by hectari on 02-02-2013

I seen some of his Am fights dude has skills, lots of movement and quick hands, but he lacks power. Pretty defensive fighter too, but his age is the problem he is 31 years old, I see Arum pushing him…

Comment by puga on 02-01-2013

must be a lot of pressure for this guy .. and his idols are muhammad ali and jackie chan...thats a deadly combination..:D

Comment by Pain~Lucy on 02-01-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12982023]Watch him get a title fight in his debut[/QUOTE] that's insane! after his debut maybe

Comment by Hougigo on 02-01-2013

Watch him get a title fight in his debut

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Jose Cayetano Plans To Target Quigg's Repaired Jaw For KO Win Charlo: I’m A Bigger, Better, Faster Fighter Than Julian Williams Tureano Johnson To Return on Vargas-Berchelt Card, Jan. 28 Williams Criticizes Charlo's Biggest Wins Versus Bundrage, Trout John Molina's Trainer Predicts 'A War' With Terence Crawford Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares: Pre-Fight Report Card Artur Akavov May Move Down to 154 After Saunders Loss Jermall Charlo a Razor-Thin Favorite Against Julian Williams Joseph Parker Edges Andy Ruiz To Capture WBO Title Hughie Fury World Title Shot is Coming Soon, Says Frank Warren Joshua Vows: There Will Be a KO - Molina Will Tire and I'll Unload! Unbeaten Jeff Horn Overcomes Knockdown; Stops Ali Funeka in Sixth Froch Ridicules Golovkin: Your Best Wins Are Murray, Macklin! Making Cotto-Kirkland a PPV is Not a Healthy Start to New Year Video: Shawn Porter Discusses His Future, Predicts Fights Lenny Z Sees Freddie Roach as Difference Maker in Lipinets Bout Video: Demetrius Andrade on Culcay Fight, Wanting Erislandy Lara Schaefer: I Sort of Left on Top, Boxers Are Happy To Have Me Back! Video: Mikey Garcia, Schaefer on Getting McGregor in The Ring Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz - CompuBox Historical Review Molina Weighs 143.2 On Second Try; Gives Money to Crawford Video: Errol Spence on Status of Kell Brook Shot, Garcia-Thurman Video: Naazim Richardson Reacts To Parting With Bernard Hopkins Photos: Krzysztof Wlodarczyk vs. Leon Harth - Official Weigh-In Photos: Terence Crawford vs. John Molina - Official Weigh-In Anthony Joshua Throws Weight Behind Members-Only London Gym Photos: Cuellar vs. Mares, Charlo vs. Williams - Official Weigh-In Erik Skoglund Gets TKO Victory: Sven Fornling, Mikaela Lauren Win Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. Found Murdered in Guadalajara No Drama In L.A.: Cuellar, Mares, Charlo, Williams Make Weight Menard, Beltran Make Weight for HBO Co-Feature Molina Weighs In at 144 Pounds for 140-Pound Crawford Fight Photos: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Dominik Britsch - On Weight For War Paul Gallen Beats Junior Paulo, Vows To KO Ryan Carr Next Concepcion vs. Yafai Still On, WBA Belt At Stake For Yafai Only Adrien Broner Hit For Damages in Sex Tape Lawsuit Photos: Jayson Velez vs. Alfredo Santiago, Serrano-Silgado Weigh-in Light-Heavy, Trainer Banned Over Nick Blackwell Readmission Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt Lands on BoxNation Video: Joshua, Molina, Chisora, Whyte, Ortiz, Taylor Weigh-In
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement