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Hi-Yong Choi boxer

Hi-Yong Choi image
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 4½″/164cm
Debut 1987-07-18
Born 1965-09-13
Nationality South Korea
Residence Busan, South Korea
bouts
21
won
19
lost
2
draw
0
bouts
21
won
19
lost
2
draw
0
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 4½″/164cm
Debut 1987-07-18
Born 1965-09-13
Nationality South Korea
Residence Busan, South Korea

Choi turned professional in 1987 and captured the WBA light flyweight title in 1991 in only his 10th pro bout in with a decision win over Bong-Jun Kim. He defended the belt 4 times before losing it to Hideyuki Ohashi in 1992. He later moved up in weight and in 1995 captured the WBA light flyweight title with a decision win over Leo Gamez. He lost the belt in 1996 to Carlos Murillo and retired after the bout.

Choi turned professional in 1987 and captured the WBA light flyweight title in 1991 in only his 10th pro bout in with a decision win over Bong-Jun Kim. He defended the belt 4 times before losing it to Hideyuki Ohashi in 1992. He later moved up in weight and in 1995 captured the WBA light flyweight title with a decision win over Leo Gamez. He lost the belt in 1996 to Carlos Murillo and retired after the bout.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 13, 1996 Carlos Murillo WWWWWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 5, 1995 Keiji Yamaguchi WWWWWW Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 4, 1995 Leo Gamez WWWWDW Industrial Gymnasium, Ulsan World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 28, 1994 Mongkonchai Sathiragym D World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 22, 1994 Alpong Navaja WWWLWL Seoul World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 4, 1993 Nilo Anosa LLWLDL Gwangmyeong Gymnasium, Gwangmyeong World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 14, 1992 Hideyuki Ohashi WLWWWW Kokugikan World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1992 Rommel Lawas WWWLWW Incheon Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 22, 1992 Yuichi Hosono WWLWDW Hilton Hotel, Seoul WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 26, 1991 Bong-Jun Kim WWWWWL Hilton Hotel, Seoul World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 15, 1991 Sugar Ray Mike WLLWWD Indoor Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 2, 1991 Bong-Jun Kim WWWWWW Sajik Gymnasium, Busan World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 10, 1990 Roger Gamayot WWWLWW Cheju Indoor Gym, Jeju World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
KO
July 21, 1990 Diego Onglao LLLLLW Gwangju City World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
KO
May 12, 1990 Hitoshi Taniuchi LLLWWW Hilton Hotel, Seoul World Boxing Association World Minimumweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 21, 1990 Kom Sorthanikul WWLW Seoul OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1989 Armando Tenoria WWLDWW Daegu OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 1988 Sam Joong Lee LWWWWW Seoul vacant OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 27, 1987 In-Kyu Hwang DWL Uijeongbu City vacant OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 15, 1987 Dae-Chul Jun LLL vacant OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
Points
July 18, 1987 Sung-Kyu Park DL Boeun vacant OPBF Minimumweight

WIN
KO