Among the many signings that are being announced this week, Taishan Dong is one of the more interesting ones. Taishan was once promoted as the Yao Ming of Boxing. Formerly a boxer signed to Golden Boy Promotions, the 30 year old 7 ft heavyweight has actually been training for a career in pro wrestling for sometime. After his boxing career failed to materialize he would turn his intentions to pro wrestling.
Enrolling in the United Wrestling Network International Wrestling Center Dong received one on one training with Peter Avalon. Avalon was recently responsible for David Arquette's wrestling training. He received a lot of private training and from my understanding was chomping at the bit to get ready for his next opportunity. Oddly enough, this news broke the same day as the WWE announcing a return to China.
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