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Qudamah Olushagun

Outlaw you are right about your statement, greedy Bob Arum is only putting that boy out there to show China he will kiss a–to make money he don’t care about what the American people think.

Posted January 26, 2013 5:02 pm 


outlaw

When your 31 and still a amateur and you stolen 2 gold medal you deserve no love from boxing fans until you prove your self in the ring your just another over hype top rank fighter just like rigo sooner or later u will be ko

Posted January 25, 2013 12:37 am 


Qudamah Olushagun

Bob Arum, is just trying to suck up to China, that Chinese boy is going to get his ass destroyed in the ring.

Posted January 24, 2013 6:37 pm 


rca

Another over-hyped amateur a la Rigondeaux in the making. At least, being an Asian, he probably will not thrash talk.

Posted January 24, 2013 9:12 am 


no clue

this TOOL got most of his notable wins via blatant scorecards rigging.. his style is run, run, run.. push push.. foul.. push.. rush forward. push opponent down.. throw a couple of pitty pat taps … he is all hype no substance and his style is all wrong for pros… he will get messed up big time first time he faces a live contender

Posted January 24, 2013 6:59 am 


UJelly?

You do realise that many top pro fighters (both historically and currently) were Olympic medalists, right?
Though admittedly, this guy did have a reputation for trying to steal decisions rather than fight out a decisive win. Very Sven Ottke-like, I guess.

Posted January 24, 2013 3:44 am 


Oscar De Ballerina

dump not to see zou a a major coup..poop poop just because he is now Arum fighter the negativism will start gets old .ned &hig you understand..Point is this 2 time Gold medal winner will lace up! a Chinese with potential ..whats the problem

Posted January 23, 2013 10:45 pm 


UJelly?

Yeah, people have a very myopic view of these things. All you need is one star from China and Top Rank will be making more money than they’ve seen from any fighter. I’m not saying Shi Ming Zhou will be that star, but it’s a start.
I don’t like Top Rank in general, but I’m all for getting these Chinese amateurs into the pro ranks. Shi Ming is probably too old (especially in the light divisions) to last for long, but it could inspire others to follow suit.
Actually, I thought (obviously wrongly) China had the Cuba mentallity and that their fighters had to stay amateur (though they have had female champs).

Posted January 23, 2013 9:22 pm 


UrSuperHero

goodluck to him, wish him well. from australia

Posted January 23, 2013 8:59 pm 


Hidalgo

“Arum’s a shrewd business man. There’s tremendous potential for boxing in China. ” This is a fact, Ned. Being a national hero in China means big business for the person who knows how to exploit a boxer. Bob Arum is that man. As for Shiming himself, you guys don’t know what you’re talking about when you say “fighting at a weight that no one cares about” or “Chinese pro boxer don’t last.” Bob Arum has the promoting skill and savvy to make Shiming “last,” at a weight that the most populated country in the world will admire. BTW, irishny, if you think Shiming fights at a weight that “no one cares about” you’re no boxing fan. Just a wannabe.

Posted January 23, 2013 2:03 pm 


Qudamah Olushagun

When all said and done, Zou Shiming will not last as a pro-fighter his martial-arts will not help him as a pro-boxer Chinese pro-boxer don’t last.

Posted January 23, 2013 1:56 pm 


Ned

Arum’s a shrewd business man. There’s tremendous potential for boxing in China. Until now the Chinese have focused on ancient martial arts, but that could easily be widened with an emphasis on boxing. Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines have produced some great fighters, so we may see a Chinese champion within the next decade.

Posted January 23, 2013 10:42 am 


Anonymous

he had a few robbery to get those 2 gold.

Posted January 23, 2013 8:37 am 


Anonymous

another tool signed with arum, waste!

Posted January 23, 2013 8:15 am 


irishny

Good fighter. However hes 31,and fighting at a weight that no one cares about.

Posted January 23, 2013 7:20 am 


pugfan

i guess he will be fighting only other Top Rank fighters then? LOL

Posted January 23, 2013 6:29 am 



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