The 2008 and 2012 Olympic light flyweight gold medalist Zou Shiming entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 9-1-0 (2 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.9 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He lost to Amnat Ruenroeng in 2015 (=Ruenroeng vs Shiming) but then he has beat Natan Santana Coutinho (=Shiming vs Coutinho), Jozsef Ajtai and Prasitsak Phaprom (=Shiming vs Phaprom 2).
His opponent, Sho Kimura, has a record of 14-1-2 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. He suffered his only defeat at his pro boxing debut in 2013, against Shosuke Oji, since then he has collected 14 victories and two draws beating Wisitsak Saiwaew in 2017. Sho Kimura vs Zou Shiming is valid for the WBO World flyweight title (Shiming’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBO World flyweight title
Shiming’s previous fight: Zou Shiming vs Prasitsak Phaprom 2
Kimura’s next fight: Sho Kimura vs Toshiyuki Igarashi
Shiming vs Kimura Fight Video:
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