Born in Nepal on the 28th October 1994, his family moved with him to Hong
Kong at a young age where he attended Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary
School, a school for the minorities living in Hong Kong. Rishi Gurung began boxing at the age of 13, quickly rising up to fame before moving
to the UK to seek more boxing opportunities. He quickly turned semi-pro in the UK while studying for his Level 3 BTEC in Sports, acquiring his personal trainer certificates.