Zhang Zhilei

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Zhang Zhilei
Statistics
Real name 张 志磊
Nickname(s) Big Bang
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Nationality Chinese
Born (1983-05-02) May 2, 1983 (age 34)
Zhoukou, Henan, China
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 18
Wins 18
Wins by KO 14
Losses 0
Draws 0

Zhang Zhilei (Chinese: 张志磊; pinyin: Zhāng Zhìlěi; born May 2, 1983 in Henan) is a Chinese professional boxer best known for winning a bronze medal at the world amateur championships 2007 at super heavyweight and a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics (the 100th and last medal for China).

Amateur career[edit]

2003 the southpaw lost in the first round of the World Championship to Polish fellow southpaw Grzegorz Kiełsa 22:8.

At the 2004 World University Boxing Championships he lost the final to Rustam Saidov.

2005 at the World Championships in his home country he beat Vugar Alekperov 20:11 before losing to eventual winner Odlanier Solis (17:7)

Zhang lost at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships to Ukrainian Vyacheslav Glazkov in the semifinals but qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. There he settled for silver, losing the final by KO to Italy's Roberto Cammarelle.

At the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships he again lost the semi to a Ukraininan in Roman Kapitanenko 2:5.

He qualified for the 2012 Olympics in London but was defeated by British boxer Anthony Joshua in the quarter finals on points.

On March 10, 2014 in New York City, Zhang Zhilei announced that he would be turning pro. Zhang signed a promotional agreement with Dynasty Boxing, which is a promotional firm that specializes in the Chinese market.

Zhilei knocked out Curtis Tate in the first 17 seconds of round one in his pro debut in Fallon, Nevada on August 8, 2014 and as of April 2016 has amassed a professional record of 8-0.

Olympic Games results[edit]

2008 (as a Super heavyweight)

2012 (as a Super heavyweight)

World Championships results[edit]

2003 (as a Super heavyweight)

2005 (as a Super heavyweight)

2007 (as a Super heavyweight)

2009 (as a Super heavyweight)

Professional boxing record[edit]

9Wins (6 KO), 0 Losses, 0 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 9-0 United States John Orr TKO 1 (8) 2016-05-25 United States DC Armory, Washington
Win 8–0 United States Tyree Ortiz TKO 3 (4) 2016-03-26 United States Oakland, California
Win 7–0 Indonesia David Koswara TKO 1 (6) 2016-02-20 China Lanzhou, China
Win 6–0 United States Juan Goode UD 6 2015-11-21 United States Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 5–0 United States Dennis Benson TKO 6 (6) 2015-08-15 United States Atlantic City, New Jersey
Win 4–0 United States Glenn Thomas UD 4 2015-06-06 United States Brooklyn, New York
Win 3–0 United States Eric George UD 4 2015-03-14 United States Armory, New Jersey
Win 2–0 United States Perry Filkins TKO 1 (4) 2015-01-17 United States Uncasville, Connecticut
Win 1–0 United States Curtis Lee Tate TKO 1 (4) 2014-08-08 United States Fallon, Nevada Professional debut

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