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Hall of Fame Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has announced the signing of undefeated lightweight Yang Liang Hui (also known as Ik Yang) of China. Also pictured are Yang’s managers Sheng Li and Edmund Chu. The 28-year-old Yang is 13-0 with 9 KOs. He initially fought out of South Korea, winning the South Korean lightweight title in his ninth fight. He became the first Chinese National to win a pro bout in the United States in April when he won his U.S. debut by KO at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington. Yang’s trainer is Chauncy Welliver.