Lee Ryol-li

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Ryol-Li Lee
Born Lee Retsuri (李 冽理, Japanese)
Lee Yol-Li (이 열리 in South Korean)
Lee Ryol-Li (리 렬리 in North Korean)
(1982-05-20) May 20, 1982 (age 32)
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Other names Retsu
Nationality Zainichi Korean
Height 5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
Division Super bantamweight
Reach 68 in (1.73 m)
Fighting out of Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Team Yokohama Hikari Gym
Years active 2005–present
Professional boxing record
Total 19
Wins 17
By knockout 8
Losses 1
Draws 1
Other information
University Korea University
Website [1]
last updated on: October 2, 2010

Ryol Li Lee or Retsuri Lee[1] is a Zainichi Korean professional boxer from Osaka Prefecture, Japan, born on May 20, 1982. He was born in Kadoma, Osaka, and lives in Yokohama, Kanagawa.

Biography[edit]

Lee won his first fight by third round KO in 2005. He won the Japanese featherweight title in 2010, and defended the title once before fighting for a world title.

He captured the WBA super bantamweight title against Thai Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym on October 2, 2010 at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.[1] He earned a 5 million yen bonus for the fight.

Lee is also affiliated with Chongryon, or the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, a group of ethnic Koreans in Japan that is sympathetic to North Korea.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AFP (October 3, 2010). "Japan-based Lee new WBA super bantamweight champion". Bangkok Post. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 

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Preceded by
Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym
WBA Super Bantamweight Champion
October 2, 2010 – January 31, 2011
Regular Title until December 10, 2010
Succeeded by
Akifumi Shimoda