On January 29th and January 30th Chinese fans, and those in Macau, will get a pair of shows for the Chinese New Year. Both cards will feature television coverage on Chinese TV station CCTV5, across the whole of China, and although neither card will be shown in full on the channel the main bouts from both cards will be shown.
The first of those shows will be headlined by an IBF Super Flyweight world title fight between defending champion Jerwin Ancajas (25-1-1, 16) and experienced Mexican Jose Alfredo Rodriguez (32-4, 19). That card is set to be televised at 19:30 on CCTV5 will likely show case at least one other bout.
The card will be one of interest in the Philippines, Mexico, China and various other countries, with fighters from countries such as Poland and France taking part on the under-card.
The card on Monday, headlined by an IBF female Minimumweight title fight, will see Etsuko Tada (15-2-2, 4) [多田 悦子] take on Chinese fighter Cai Zong Ju (8-1, 1) [蔡宗菊]. That card will be televised from 19:00 local time and feature an under-card featuring mostly Chinese novices.
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