Roc Nation Sports light heavyweight boxer Meng Fanlong (16-0, 10 KOs) dominated in his return to the ring Friday night by defeating Gilberto Rubio (9-9, 6 KOs) of Mexico by way of a second-round knockout. Fanlong now has his sights set on the World Light Heavyweight Championship in early 2020.

This unification match will unify the and WBC World Light Heavyweight Titles. Fanlong is guaranteed the title fight in the next match and hopes to take on the winner of said fight for both titles.

Fanlong looking forward to facing Beterbiev-Gvozdyk winner

Fanlong continuing his hard training

Despite remaining the IBF World Title mandatory contender for a longer wait period, Fanlong refuses to be complacent in the upcoming months as he will continue an intense training regime leading up to his chance the IBF World Title belt. By winning that belt Fanlong will make history by becoming the first Chinese boxer to earn the World Light Heavyweight title.

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