Review: 2014-02-05, tough exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: Xiong Zhao Zhong vs Oswaldo Novoa gets two. Xiong Zhao Zhong entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 22-4-1 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 minimumweight in the world, he is the first pro boxing champion from China and he comes off 4 consecutive wins.
The Mexican Oswaldo Novoa has an official record of 12-4-1 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class, he comes off five-fight win streak after having suffered his last defeat to Carlos Velarde in 2012; currently the #1 in this division is Katsunari Takayama. Zhong vs Novoa is valid for the WBC minimumweight title (Zhong’s third defense while Novoa’s first world title shot). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: City Hall, Haikou, China
Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)
Title: WBC minimumweight title
Novoa’s next fight: Oswaldo Novoa vs Alcides Martinez
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