CCTV Chinese Lunar New Year Cup to be held in Macao

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/1/21 23:38:39

Lunar new year events

The fifth CCTV Chinese Lunar New Year Cup boxing competition, sanctioned by global boxing body IBF, is set to kick off in Macao on January 29, organizers said Saturday.

The annual boxing event will be held at the Cotai Arena in Macao on January 29 and 30, the second and third day in China's lunar new year.

Marcin Rekowski of Poland and Carlos Takam of France will headline the bout card for the two-day event, with the duo fighting for a heavyweight ­division title.

China's female boxer Cai Zongju will take on Japan's Etsuko Tada in the women's mini-lightweight bout.

Filipino Jerwin Ancajas will face the challenge from Jose Rodriguez of Mexico in the junior bantamweight world championship bout.
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