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7 years ago

Chaozhong Xiong vs Oswaldo Novoa

Chaozhong Xiong vs Oswaldo Novoa

Date: 5th February 2014

Venue: City Hall, Haikou, China

Title: WBC World Minimum Title

Promoted by: Max Power Promotions


Chaozhong Xiong
( 22 - 4 - 1 )
Weight: 104 3/4 lbs

Oswaldo Novoa
( 12 - 4 - 1 )
Weight: 104 3/4 lbs

China's only world boxing champion Xiong Zhao Zhong lost his WBC world minimumweight title to Argentina based Mexican Javier Martinez Resendiz (12-4-1) by 5th round stoppage at City Hall in Haikou, China.

Zhong (22-4-1), China's first-ever world titleholder stopped Zhong in the 5th round, referee Bruce McTavish ending matters at 2:36 of the round.

Since Zhong, there have been 3 world boxing champions in total (at the time of writing January 2021).