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Victory at The Venetian

18 July 2015  (Saturday) 5:30pm


Undefeated No. 2 world-rated junior welterweight contender and fan favorite of the People's Republic of China "IK" YANG LIAN HUI gets his first world title shot in a homecoming fight when he battles undefeated No. 1 contender CÉSAR "El Distinto" CUENCA of Argentina for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight world championship, Saturday, July 18, at The Venetian® Macao's Cotai Arena.  "Victory at The Venetian," a world championship boxing event, will also feature IBF lightweight world champion MICKEY "The Spirit" BEY, JR. of the United States, defending his title against No. 1 contender DENIS "Genghis Khan" SHAFIKOV of Russia.  The undercard card will feature former five-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE of the Philippines in a 10-round super bantamweight bout against ANTHONY SETTOUL of France, popular undefeated contenders REX "The Wonder Kid" TSO and "The Macao Kid" KUOK KUN NG and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated lightweight contender JOSE RAMIREZ in separate bouts.


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Qu Peng defeats Michael Van Nimwegen
Unanimous decision after 6 rounds
58-56, 58-56, 58-56

“The Macao Kid” Ng Kuok Kun defeats Phompetch Gym
KO Round 4 (2:02)

Rex Tso defeats Khunkhiri Wisaruth
Khunkhiri Wisaruth
defeats Rex Tso
TKO in Round 4 (2:55)

Jose Ramirez defeats Ryusei Yoshida
TKO in Round 4 (0:01)

Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire defeats Anthony Settoul
TKO in Round 2 (1:04)

Denis "Genghis Khan" Shafikov defeats Roy Mukhlis
TKO in Round 3 (1:14)

Ju Young Kwon versus Zulpikar Maimaitiali
Technical draw in Round 2 (1:28)

César "El Distinto" Cuenca defeats "Ik" Yang Lian Hui
Unanimous decision after 12 rounds
117-108, 115-110, 116-109

Wins IBF junior welterweight world championship