Chinese boxer trounces stereotypes, depression to become ‘Queen of the Ring’

FILE PHOTO: Huang Wensi celebrates her victory after the referee awards her a technical knock-out during the seventh round of her fight against Thailand's Jarusiri Rongmuang for the Asia Female Continental Super Flyweight Championship gold belt in Taipei, Taiwan, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Yue Wu

TAIPEI/NINGBO, China (Reuters) – Huang Wensi narrows her eyes and swings her fists towards her opponent, delivering a series of sharp punches before the referee finally separates the two, who have been duelling for seven rounds. “I made it, my son!” screamed the 29-year-old as she danced in the ring before her rival, Thailand’s Jarusiri […]

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