The WBC Minimumweight Championship will be on the line this Friday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as the champion Xiong Zhao Zhong defends his title against No. 1-ranked contender Denver Cuello.
Zhong, who won his title last November, will be making the first defense of the belt that made him mainland China's first boxing world champion.
Cuello, of the Philippines, enters the bout on a 12-fight winning streak. He will be making his first challenge for a world championship.
Read on for our complete preview and prediction for this Friday night's title bout.