Chinese well-known sporting goods company Anta signed up professional Chinese boxer Yang Lianhui and held a signing ceremony on July 17 at the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel.
Yang Lianhui competed against Cesar Cuenca, the world No. 1 Argentina boxer in IBF on the 18th of July after the signing ceremony, and was defeated unfortunately. He had kept a record of no losses in his career before that, winning all 19 games. He ranked the No. 2 in IBF Super Lightweight boxers before the game.
He began professional boxing career in 2007, regarded as another very good boxing player in China apart from Zou Shiming. But he is represented by the same agent as Zou Shiming, by SECA.
His agent, Li Sheng, and Yang Chun, director of Sports Marketing at Anta, attended the signing ceremony.
Anta has been very active in sponsoring athletes. They have sponsored a number of NBA players. Zou Shiming, the famous Chinese professional boxing player and a former two-time Olympic Champion, is also sponsored by them.