Fanlong Meng is a 34-year-old Chinese professional boxer. Continue reading to know more about the boxer’s wife, Wikipedia, and ethnicity.
Fanlong Meng will face off against former WBC 175-pound champion Jean Pascal on May 20 at the Whitesands Events Center, Plant City.
Pascal will hit the ring after over 2 years of inactiveness. He hasn’t fought since a split decision victory over Badou Jack in the WBA light heavyweight title fight in December 2019.
However, unlike Pascal, who has faced an impressive list of top light heavyweights throughout his career, Fanlong has faced mostly low-level competition since making his pro debut in January 2015.
Who will win tonight’s highly anticipated match?
Boxrec: Meng Fanlong Wikipedia And Bio Details
2012 Chinese Olympian Meng Fanlong is not listed on Wikipedia.
The 6’2” boxer enthusiast joined fellow Chinese prospects Zhang Zhilei and Zhimin Wang in training in the United States in September 2014.
In June 2019, the talented southpaw won a unanimous decision over Germany’s Adam Deines in an IBF elimination match. Unfortunately, his March 2020 fight with IBF/WBC light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fanlong is the IBF’s number one contender in the 175-pound division, with a 17-0 record that includes 10 knockouts.
Who Is Meng Fanlong Wife?
Meng Fanlong’s wife is back in China with their 4-year-old daughter. In his interviews, he only says “my wife” instead of her name, so little else is known about his partner.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Meng claimed he started professional boxing for his daughter in order to give a better life for his family.
Meng’s ultimate ambition was to be someone. It is for this reason that he worked so hard in the gym and continues to compete for the world title.
To achieve his ultimate goal of becoming a world champion, Fanlong has made numerous sacrifices and given up a great deal.
Meng Fanlong Ethnicity Revealed
Meng Fanlong most likely belongs to the Han ethnic group, which accounts for 91.6 percent of China’s population. It’s also possible that he belongs to one of the 55 ethnic groups that make up ethnic minorities.
Fanlong was born on February 5, 1988, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China. The 34-year-old boxer holds Chinese nationality.
As a way of connecting with his fans, he recently joined Instagram under the handle @realmengfanlong where he currently has 699 followers.