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Yong Kang Kim boxer

Yong Kang Kim image
Status inactive
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Debut 1985-04-06
Born 1965-01-03
Nationality South Korea
Residence Hwaseong, South Korea
bouts
31
won
26
lost
5
draw
0
bouts
31
won
26
lost
5
draw
0
Status inactive
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Debut 1985-04-06
Born 1965-01-03
Nationality South Korea
Residence Hwaseong, South Korea

Kim turned pro in 1985 and captured the WBC and lineal flyweight titles with a decision win over Sot Chitalada in 1988. He lost his belts in his third defense in a rematch with Chitalada.In 1991 he won the WBA flyweight title with a decision win over Elvis Álvarez. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Aquiles Guzman in 1992.

Kim turned pro in 1985 and captured the WBC and lineal flyweight titles with a decision win over Sot Chitalada in 1988. He lost his belts in his third defense in a rematch with Chitalada.In 1991 he won the WBA flyweight title with a decision win over Elvis Álvarez. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Aquiles Guzman in 1992.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 25, 1995 Leo Ramirez LWWLLW Jeongeup WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 25, 1994 Somchai Chertchai WWWWWW Kanchanaburi World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 1992 Aquiles Guzman DLWWWW Pohang Indoor Gymnasium, Pohang World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 24, 1992 Jon Penalosa WWWDWW Inchon Indoor Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1991 Leo Gamez WWWWLL Incheon Gymnasium, Incheon World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 1, 1991 Elvis Alvarez WWWDWW Hilton Hotel, Seoul World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1991 Rey Cogonon LWWWL Civil Arena, Uijeongbu City WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1990 Khaosai Galaxy WWWWWW Provincial Stadium, Suphan Buri World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

LOSS
KO
July 7, 1990 Mario Parcon WWWWWL Chuncheon WIN
KO
March 18, 1990 Champ Kiatpetch WWWWLL Palpal Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1989 Yul-Woo Lee WLWWWL Busan LOSS
Points
June 3, 1989 Sot Chitalada WWLWWW Municipal Stadium, Trang World Boxing Council World Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
March 5, 1989 Leopard Tamakuma WWWWWW Prefectural Gymnasium, Aomori City World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 1988 Emil Romano WWDWWW Indoor Gymnasium, Chongju WIN
Unanimous decision
July 24, 1988 Sot Chitalada WWWWWW Pohang Indoor Gymnasium, Pohang World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 20, 1988 Sonny Vidal LWWWWD Gimpo OPBF Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 11, 1987 Putt Ohyuthanakorn WLWWWW Jonghab Gymnasium, Gwangju City vacant OPBF Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
July 12, 1987 Jorge Cano LWLWWW Bucheon vacant OPBF Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 30, 1987 William Belan LLLWWD Osan WIN
KO
March 8, 1987 Sung-Kyu Kim LLLLLL Chamsil Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
Points
Jan. 17, 1987 Ha-Shik Lim WLWWWW Hongcheon South Korea Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 17, 1986 Han-Bong Kang Suwon WIN
KO
July 26, 1986 Eul-Chul Jung Osan WIN
Points
June 28, 1986 Soo-Young Lee Girls' Commercial School, Gunsan WIN
KO
April 12, 1986 Sung-Kyu Kim LLLLLL Yeongcheon WIN
Points
Nov. 23, 1985 Kyu-Yoon Jung L Incheon WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1985 No-Hyun Hwang Nonsan WIN
KO
Aug. 17, 1985 Hyung-Man Lee Bucheon WIN
Points
June 29, 1985 YoungSuk Ahn Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul WIN
KO
June 1, 1985 Joon-Won Kang Incheon WIN
Points
April 6, 1985 Byung-Shik Bae Daegu WIN
KO