Xiong Zhaozhong form China successfully defended his WBC straweight title via 12 round unanimous decision over Denver Cuello from the Philippines in Dubai on Friday.
Zhaozhong won by scores of 115-112,113 and two judges cards while the third official, Britain’s John Keane made the fight even at 115-115.
"My opponent is very tough and I suffered a lot. But finally I won this fight and defended my title. Thank you everyone! I will work hard and win more championship belts." Xiong Zhaozhong, said after the fight.
Zhaozhong improves his record to 21-4-1-(11), Cuello drops to 33-5-6-(21) .