The talented Korean, a refugee originally from Pyongyang, made a name for herself as a teenager, winning the WBA female Featherweight title on her debut. Since then she has become a 2-weight world champion and holds an incredible 10-0-1 (3) record in world title fights. In fact her only non-world title bout was her most recent, a stay busy win over Keanpetch Superchamps, who had previously challenged the Korean in a world title contest.
Choi's return to the ring will see her face off against the experienced, but limited, Diana Ayala (19-11-4, 13), from Colombia.
The 35 year old Ayala is a multi-time title challenger, in fact she has fought in 9 "world" or "interim" title bouts. Sadly for her however she has a reputation as a game loser and is yet to claim a win in a bout at world level. Through her 34 fight career, which dates back to 2007, she has been willing to travel and has fought across Latin America though has never claimed a win outside of her native Colombia.
For fans of Choi, who really does have one of the best stories in boxing, the bout is set to be televised on SPOTV, according to the KBA, however we have to assume that the bout will be very difficult to hunt down for those outside of Korea. For those who haven't seen Choi in action, we've included he last defense below, a win over Japan's Chika Mizutani