Antonio Graceffo works as an economics researcher and university professor in China. He holds a PhD from Shanghai University of Sport Wushu Department where he wrote his dissertation “A Cross Cultural Comparison of Chinese and Western Wrestling” in Chinese. He is the author of 8 books, including Warrior Odyssey and The Monk from Brooklyn. He has fought professionally as a boxer and MMA fighter as well as fighting as an amateur in boxing, sanda and wrestling. He holds black belts in Cambodian Bokator, Filipino Kuntaw and Cambodian kick-boxing. He is pursuing a second PhD at Shanghai, specializing in US-China Trade, China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and Trump-China economics.