Lee Su-hwan (kickboxer)

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Lee Su-Hwan
Born (1983-01-26) January 26, 1983 (age 34)
Nationality South Korea South Korean
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 69.5 kg (153 lb; 10.94 st)
Division Welterweight
Middleweight
Style Kickboxing, Shoot boxing
Fighting out of Seoul, South Korea
Team Khan Gym / Inchoen Moobi Gym
Kickboxing record
Total 27
Wins 16
By knockout 9
Losses 11
By knockout 6
last updated on: May 27, 2012

Lee Su-Hwan (born January 26, 1983), often anglicised to Su-Hwan Lee, is a South Korean middleweight kickboxer currently fighting out of Khan Gym in Seoul. He is the K-1 Fighting Network KHAN 2007 in Seoul champion currently fighting in K-1 MAX and Shoot boxing.[1]

Biography and career[edit]

Su Hwan Lee made his K-1 MAX debut against Remigijus Morkevičius in 2005 at K-1 Fighting Network Korea MAX 2005. Su Hwan Lee came into this fight holding a number of local honours such as being the reigning MBC ESPN Young-Ji Medicine Cup champion but found Morkevičius a higher level of opponent than what he was used to - losing by knockout in the second round. Lee would return to action the following year at the K-1 Fighting Network KHAN 2006 in Busan where he would reach the final, losing to Chi Bin Lim by technical knockout and missing out at a place at the K-1 World MAX 2006 World Tournament Open. He would finish the year strongly, winning two Super Fights and go 4 and 1 for 2006.

2007 would be a successful year for Lee. He won the K-1 Fighting Network KHAN 2007 in Seoul tournament gaining revenge on Chi Bin Lim and qualified for the K-1 World MAX 2007 Final Elimination. Lee faced Artur Kyshenko at this event but lost by knockout. His performance, however, earned him a Super Fight place at the K-1 World MAX 2007 World Final. Lee would win this fight and finish 2007 with a 3 and 1 record. Su Hwan Lee had a disappointing 2008 - he could only make the semi finals at the K-1 Asia MAX 2008 in Seoul Asia Tournament losing to K. MAX by majority decision. He had one other fight that year - a win - and finished with a 2 and 1 record.

In 2009 Lee managed to reach the final of the K-1 Award & MAX Korea 2009 event, losing to nemesis Chi Bin Lim by knockout. Despite his loss, Lee would be invited to the K-1 World MAX 2009 Final 16 as a reservist. He would lose this fight and taking into consideration Super Fight results (a loss against Albert Kraus and an excellent win against Xan Yu) would finish 2009 with a 3 and 3 record. In 2010 Lee won two fights against Japanese opposition prior to being invited to the K-1 World MAX 2010 Final 16 - Part 2 for a chance of qualifying for that year's final. He was unable to proceed after being knocked out in devastating fashion by popular K-1 MAX veteran Gago Drago.

On December 17, 2012, Lee faced Danilo Zanolini for the HEAT Middleweight (-70 kg) Championship but was knocked out in the second round.[2]

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Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing Record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

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