According to numerous sources China's Zou Shiming (7-1, 2) [邹市明] is set to make his US debut on June 11th.
The 2-time Olympic Gold medal winner hasn't had an opponent named as of yet but the sources has reported that he will be fighting at Madison Square Garden on the under-card of Vasyl Lomachenko's (5-1, 3) WBO Super Featherweight world title challenge against Roman "Rocky" Martinez (29-2-3, 17).
At the moment details regarding Shiming's bout are scarce, to say the least, but it's likely to be a 10 or 12 rounder against an international level opponent with Shiming defending his WBO International Flyweight title. What is known is that it will be his US debut and will likely be used to position him for another world title fight, potentially for the end of 2016.
Whilst much of the Asian interest will on Shiming Japanese fans may be interest to know that the main event could see Lomachenko setting a new world speed record for becoming a 2-weight world champion, breaking the record of Naoya Inoue who took 8 fights to achieve the feat when he beat Omar Andres Narvez for the WBO Super Flyweight title.
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