Right now the boxing calendar is just hectic, and getting busier by the day, with a lot of announcements set to be made over the coming days.
Recently the UEF in Hong Kong announced their next show, and although it's not professional boxing as such it does featured local boxing star Rex Tso (22-0, 13) [曹星如], who will be fighting for the first time since October 2017.
The unbeaten Hong Kong fighter hasn't fought since beating Kohei Kono. That bout saw him suffer a nasty eye injury which has kept him out of the ring for 13 months. Recently Tso has revealed that his boxing career isn't over, despite reports to the contrary, and that he is focusing on returning to boxing in the future.
According to the Hong Kong press Tso has been training with amateur fighters in Hong Kong and that his bout at Ultimate Extreme Fight-Hong Kong 2018 will be the start of his comeback. He has told the press in Hong Kong that the bout will allow him to see how his body feels, and how he will approach his future in the sport really depends on how he feels after the bout.
The exhibition will be fought over 3 rounds of 3 minutes and is scheduled to take place from 7PM local time on November 30th, with a weight limit of 56KG's, around 123.5lbs, well above Tso's usual fighting weight. His "opponent" will be Chiang Yi Hung, who is a notable amateur from Taiwan and the bout will take place at the Southorn Stadium in Hong Kong.
We suspect that this really will be the "start" of Tso's return to professional boxing, and we'll see him in his next professional bout early next year as he looks to build from where he was in 2017.
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