Alex Gong

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Alex Gong
Born Alex James Gong
(1970-10-14)October 14, 1970
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died August 1, 2003(2003-08-01) (aged 32)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Other names F-14
Nationality United States American
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Division Super Welterweight
Light Middleweight
Style Muay Thai
Fighting out of San Francisco, California, U.S.
Team Fairtex Gym
Kickboxing record
Total 29
Wins 27
By knockout 13
Losses 2
Draws 0

Alexander James Gong[1] (October 14, 1970 – August 1, 2003) was an American Muay Thai kickboxer.

Career[edit]

Gong was a world champion of ISKA World Muay Thai, Junior middleweight class. He won his world title in 1999. He defended his title on August 5, 2000. Gong also held a 2-0-0 record in K-1 including a win over Duane Ludwig.

Death[edit]

On August 1, 2003, after a hit and run driver crashed into Gong's parked car in the Fairtex Gym parking lot in San Francisco, Gong pursued the car on foot. Gong caught up and confronted the driver, who was still in his car at a nearby intersection. Witnesses say the driver then shot Gong at point blank range and fled in his vehicle. Gong was pronounced dead at the scene.

On August 3, 2003, a man named a "person of interest" in the shooting was confronted at a hotel and, after a lengthy standoff with police, shot himself in the head. No one was ever charged in Gong's death.[2]

Titles[edit]

  • US Amateur Light Middleweight Champion (1995)
  • North American Super Welterweight Champion (1996)
  • Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Champion (1997)
  • North American Light Middleweight Champion (1998)
  • World Light Middleweight Champion (1999)

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw/No contest

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