Xiong Zhao Zhong, China's first professional world boxing champion, has been busy preparing himself for a momentous year of the snake.
"This will be my best year," he said. "I was born in 1982 in the year of the dog and everyone knows that snakes fear dogs and I'm a boxing dog."
Xiong spoke while taking a short break in a two-hour hit-out at Bangkok's 13 Coins Gym.
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