As we all know, Chinese boxing is derived from the occident, but there are lots of talented boxers in China nowdays. Including heavyweights, light heavyweights, cruiserweights, featherweights and flyweights. Here Chinausual will bring you the latest Chinese famous boxers list: the top 10 pound-for-pound boxers in China.
Taishan Dong was the best pound-for-pound boxer at one time which was nicknamed ‘ The Great Wall of China’. He has achieved a few boxing wins. Taishan is just 3-cm shorter than Valuev and his physique is ridiculous that he can push down his opponent like a child.
However, he disappeared from the internet after the victory over the unheralded Daniel Arambula in his push to 6-0. It’s still a mystery about his vanish.
2.Bao Li Gao
Born: October 24, 1980 (age 38 years), China
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 187 lbs
Bao Li Gao, nicknamed as “Son of the Grassland” and “Muay Thai Killer” was once the Art of War Fighting Championships in the Super Middleweight divison. He was the King of San Shou Da champion in 2002 and 2003, IKF Super Middleweight champion in San Shou, and the biggest winner of the 2003 Muay Thai VS San Da Challenge held in Bangkok,Thailand.
Born: May 18, 1981 (age 37 years), Zunyi, China
Height: 5′ 5″
Weight: 112 lbs
Zou Shiming was famous by his two-time Olympic boxing champion in 2008 and 2012 and three World Amateur Boxing Championships gold medals in 20015, 2007 and 2011. Zhou may be the most popular boxer in China because of his endeavor to carry the banner forward for his great nation.
As the Mauricio Sulaiman, the WBC President has said,
“China, and the sport of boxing worldwide, have every reason to be thankful for the presence of someone like him to carry the banner forward for his great nation,”
Born: November 27, 1988 (age 29 years), Hanshou County, Changde, China
Weight: 143 lbs
Jianping Yang, nicknamed as ‘Tiger’, was famous with his WKF champion, he has great strength, powerful and excellent kenpo, good speed and flexibility. Although he lost to Ning Guangyou without expection. He is still one of the best boxers in China so far.
Born: March 20, 1988 (age 30 years), Tacheng Prefecture, China
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 170 lbs
Li Jingliang is a Chinese mixed martial artist who competes as a Welterweight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He turned to professional boxer since 2007 and has won the vacant title against Luke Jumeau via third round submission at Legend FC 11.
His nickname is ‘The Leech’, who has won five of his past six contests with the lone defeat in that stretch coming to top welterweight prospect Jake Matthews at UFC 221 in February.
Born: October 3, 1982 (age 36 years), Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Wenshan City, China
Height: 5′ 0″
Weight: Light flyweight
Xiong Chaozhong is a Chinese professional boxer, He is the first Chinese to win a boxing world tilte, having held the WBCminimumweight title from 2012 to 2014. Xiong is 36-year-old and he is still working for boxing. His last match is against Thammanoon Niyomtrong in July.
Born: October 17, 1980, Shandong Province
Wang Hongyang is a Chinese professional kickboxer with the great record 35-1. He is not a well-known boxer in China.
Born: August 28, 1984, Huaihua Shi, in HuNan Province
Zhou Zhipeng is a Chinese professional kickboxer who is famous by the fight with Choi Hong-man, Zhou show his defensive talent and divied into the ropes to avoid punishment. here is the match video below.
Born: November 1, 1985 (age 33 years), Heze, China
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 176 lbs
Born: November 1, 1985 in Heze, Shandong
Bai jinbin is a Chinese Sanshou kickboxer, who graduated from Beijing Shichahai Sports School. He is ranked the #10 Welterweight in the world by LiveKick. Bai is a very low-key boxer but formidable opponent.
Born: May 30, 1981 (age 37 years), Shandong, China
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 176 lbs
Liu Hailong is a Chinese Sanshou kickboxer as well as Bai Jinbin who borned in Shandong Province. Liu is famous by the inaugural King of Sanda tournament in 2000. He is called as Sabda “King of Kings”.
Liu has fought and won an open weight tourney at 76kg weight. He has beat a Thai boxer, the fellow King of Sanda, and an IKF champion. However he is 37-year-old. There is no more match left for Liu.
Here is the top 10 Chinese boxers above. Maybe there are still some good Chinese boxer not in list. Most Chinese boxers are from Sanshou, which is named Chinese boxing or Chinese kickboxing. These boxers in China are all good at defense and combat. If you want to list your own best Chinese boxers, you can leave your reply below.