BoxingDownload App

7'0" Chinese Boxer Known as the 'Great Wall' Is a Force in the Boxing Ring

via YouTube
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistAugust 26, 2014

Although Taishan Dong doesn't have the resume of either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao, the boxer from China may be one of the most feared fighters in the world.

At 7'0" and 287 pounds, the 26-year-old man known as the "Great Wall" is a force in the ring. 

On July 18, Taishan made his pro boxing—and United States—debut against the 6'3", 255-pound Alex Rozman. The Great Wall won the match via knockout in the second round.

As the broadcasters noted, it will likely be tough for Taishan to find opponents to fight.

[YouTube, h/t NPR and Complex]

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices