Choi Hi-yong

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Hi-Yong Choi (born 1965-09-13 in Korea) is a former professional boxer. He is a former WBA light-flyweight champion.

Professional career[edit]

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.

Preceded by
Bong-Jun Kim
WBA Minimumweight Champion
1991 Feb 2 – 1992 Oct 14
Succeeded by
Hideyuki Ohashi
Preceded by
Leo Gamez
WBA Light Flyweight Champion
1995 Feb 4 – 1996 Jan 13
Succeeded by
Carlos Murillo

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