Amnat outhustles Zou in Macao
By Mark Butcher in Macao: The trickery and ring savvy of IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng proved too much for Chinese hero Zou Shiming as the Thai scored a unanimous points win at the Cotai Arena. Scores were 116-111 across the board and that seemed a fair reflection of the contest.
Yang, Tapia, Tso triumph in Macao
By Mark Butcher in Macao: Larger-than-life 140-pounder Ik Yang laughed, joked, showboated with a typically maverick performance before bullying Patomsuk Pathompothong into submission after 1 minute 47 seconds of the sixth of an IBF title eliminator at the Cotai Arena.
Interview by Mark Butcher in Macao: As Macao stirred on this misty Saturday morning, a giant image of Zou Shiming, adorning one of the Venetian Casino’s palatial towers, loomed over the Cotai Strip. A two-year project where the former amateur star has been moulded from raw professional novice into a potential world champion has almost reached fruition.