Chung Ki-young

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Ki-Young Chung
Statistics
Real name Ki-Young Chung
Rated at Featherweight
Nationality South Korea South Korean
Born (1959-11-23) 23 November 1959 (age 57)
Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Boxing record
Total fights 38
Wins 31
Wins by KO 10
Losses 5
Draws 2

Ki-Young Chung (Hangul: 정기영; born November 23, 1959 in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea) is a former professional boxer. During his career, which lasted from 1979 to 1986, Chung won the IBF world featherweight title. Before competing at featherweight, Chung won the Korean super bantamweight title in 1982. He also won the Korean title as a featherweight, along with the OPBF title. His first challenge for a world title came on November 29, 1985 against fellow South Korean Min-Keun Oh. Chung won the fight with a technical knockout in the fifteenth round to become champion. He defended his title twice; knocking out Tyrone Jackson and beating Richard Savage with a unanimous decision. Chung lost his title to Antonio Rivera on August 30, 1986. Rivera won the fight with a tenth round knockout, in what was to be Chung's final professional contest.[1]

Achievements
Preceded by
Min-Keun Oh
IBF Featherweight Champion
29 November 1985 – 30 August 1986
Succeeded by
Antonio Rivera

References[edit]

  1. ^ "boxer: Ki-Young Chung". Boxrec. Retrieved 10 July 2010. 

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