The Chinese fighter, given the nickname “The Great Wall” for obvious reasons, stands at a whopping 7-feet and weighs in at 286-pounds. He might just be the most intimidating boxer walking this earth, even though he has no amateur experience.
In a stereotype that will make every tall person sigh, Dong was formerly a basketball player. He didn’t think twice about changing sport, however, as he told Fox Sports. “The transition wasn’t really hard,” said Dong. “Nowadays I have to concentrate on fewer things, since I only have to apply punches and protect the upper part of my body.”
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