This was confirmed today by UBO Asia Commissioner
The outdoors show will be promoted by Connect
International Inc., and is expected to attract
more than 5000 spectators hoping to witness
Chinese boxing history. Should Yang win, he will
become the country’s first ever male professional
After going 40-3 in an accomplished amateur
career, Li Wen Yang brings a professional record
of 14-2 (4) into the bout, and is reported to be
in excellent condition ahead of his world title
opportunity. He recently did well in sparring with
Pound-For-Pound King Manny Pacquiao, and is touted
as one of Chinas most talented boxers.
But he is in for a stern challenge against the
more experienced Rachamongkol Kokietgym, 16-3 (6).
A former WBC International and WBC Asia Champion,
Kokietgym will be participating in his sixth
professional title fight, so combined with a
strong undercard the local boxing fans at ringside
and watching on TV could be in for a real treat.
“The promoters have truly outdone themselves,
organizing a card that will feature boxers from 7
different countries and territories, culminating
in a UBO World title fight”, said Rick Staheli
from the UBO Asia offices in the Philippines.