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Jung Koo Chang boxer

Jung Koo Chang image
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 3½″/161cm
Debut 1980-11-17
Born 1963-02-04
Nationality South Korea
Residence Busan, South Korea
bouts
42
won
38
lost
4
draw
0
bouts
42
won
38
lost
4
draw
0
Status inactive
Division light flyweight
Height 5′ 3½″/161cm
Debut 1980-11-17
Born 1963-02-04
Nationality South Korea
Residence Busan, South Korea

Chang took the tough road to becoming a world champion. In Chang's 15th pro fight, he faced former WBA flyweight champion Alfonso Lopez. Chang knocked out Lopez in the 3rd round. Next, Chang faced future IBF flyweight champion Jong-Kwan Chung, stopping Chung in the 6th round. In his 18th fight, and last before challenging for his first world title, Chang scored a 10 round unanimous decision over former WBC light flyweight champion Amado Ursua.In Chang's first world title try, he lost to Hilario Zapata of Panama by a 15 round split decision in 1982, by scores of 148-145, 142-144 and 144-147. However, in a rematch held in Seoul, he avenged that loss and became WBC light flyweight world champion by knocking out Zapata at 2:46 of the 3rd round.

Chang took the tough road to becoming a world champion. In Chang's 15th pro fight, he faced former WBA flyweight champion Alfonso Lopez. Chang knocked out Lopez in the 3rd round. Next, Chang faced future IBF flyweight champion Jong-Kwan Chung, stopping Chung in the 6th round. In his 18th fight, and last before challenging for his first world title, Chang scored a 10 round unanimous decision over former WBC light flyweight champion Amado Ursua.In Chang's first world title try, he lost to Hilario Zapata of Panama by a 15 round split decision in 1982, by scores of 148-145, 142-144 and 144-147. However, in a rematch held in Seoul, he avenged that loss and became WBC light flyweight world champion by knocking out Zapata at 2:46 of the 3rd round.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 18, 1991 Muangchai Kittikasem WWLWWW Olympic Gymnastic Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 24, 1990 Sot Chitalada WWWWWW Olympic Park Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Flyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Sept. 15, 1990 Ric Siodora WDWLWD Koomi WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1989 Humberto Gonzalez WWWWWW Indoor Gymnasium, Daegu World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 27, 1989 Armando Velasco LWWLWW Busan WIN
Unanimous decision
June 27, 1988 Hideyuki Ohashi LWLWWW Korakuen Hall World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1987 Isidro Perez WWWWLW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 1987 Agustin Garcia WWWWWW Sunin Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 19, 1987 Efren Pinto WWWWLL Sunin Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1986 Hideyuki Ohashi WWWWLW Sum-In Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 13, 1986 Francisco Montiel WWLWLW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 13, 1986 German Torres WWLWLW Indoor Arena, Gwangju City World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 10, 1985 Jorge Cano WWLLLW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 4, 1985 Francisco Montiel WWWLWW Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 27, 1985 German Torres WWWLWW Hyundai Gymnasium, Ulsan World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 15, 1984 Tadashi Kuramochi WWLDWW Busan World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 18, 1984 Katsuo Tokashiki WWDLLW Pohang Gymnasium, Pohang World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1984 Sot Chitalada WWWW Kooduk Gymnasium, Busan WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 10, 1983 German Torres WWWWWW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 11, 1983 Masaharu Inami WWWWLW Kyungbok Gymnasium, Daegu WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1983 Hilario Zapata WWLWWW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 1983 Tito Abella WLWWDW Chungju WIN
KO
Dec. 5, 1982 Rodrigo Saonoy WDLWLW Jinju WIN
Points
Sept. 18, 1982 Hilario Zapata WWWWLW Chonju Gymnasium, Chongju World Boxing Council World Light Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
July 10, 1982 Amado Ursua WWWWWL Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Unanimous decision
April 4, 1982 Lukodd Phitiporn Busan WIN
KO
Feb. 10, 1982 Jong-Kwan Chung LWLLWD Kyongbuk Gymnasium, Daegu WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 26, 1981 Alfonso Lopez WWDWWL Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
KO
Nov. 18, 1981 Chutmongkol Thairungriang WWW Kudok Gymnasium, Busan WIN
KO
Oct. 11, 1981 Leonardo Paredes WDWWWW Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon WIN
KO
Sept. 4, 1981 Lord Esmero WWWWLD Kudok Gymnasium, Busan WIN
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1981 Oscar Bolivar WLWWWL Chungmu Gymnasium, Daejeon WIN
Points
April 25, 1981 Miguel Leal WWWW Busan WIN
Points
March 29, 1981 Yo-Dong Kim Kudok Gymnasium, Busan WIN
Points
Jan. 23, 1981 Chang-Pyo Hong Busan WIN
Points
Jan. 11, 1981 Jin-Hyung Park L Busan WIN
KO
Dec. 7, 1980 Nam-Keun Kang Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Points
Nov. 29, 1980 Hi-Sup Shin WWWW Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Points
Nov. 23, 1980 Ho-Chul Pyun WDWLWW Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Points
Nov. 22, 1980 Hee-Kwan Lee Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Points
Nov. 19, 1980 Jin-Hyung Park Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
KO
Nov. 17, 1980 Jung-Yul Suh Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
KO