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New date/venue for Zhong’s US debut

The anticipated U.S. debut and first defense for WBC minimumweight world champion Xiong Zhao Zhong (20-4-1, 11 KOs) of China will now be May 3rd. The site will be the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The opponent as intially reported on Fightnews.com will still be WBC world ranked Carlos Ortega (8-2, 4 KOs) of Panama. Zhong made history this past November becoming China’s first world champion boxer by decisioning Mexico´s Javier Martinez in China to win the vacant WBC 105lb title.

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