October 4th 1986-Seoul, South Korea
Kwang Sun Kim Vs Sahu Birajdor
In the final of the 51KG division at the 1986 Asian games Korean fans saw local hopeful Kwang Sun Kim take on Indian visitor Sahu Birajdor.
July 20th 1984-Los Angeles, USA
Kwang Sun Kim Vs Paul Gonzales
In the 1984 Olympic games Korean hopeful Kwang Sun Kim took on American hope Paul Gonzalez
October 2nd 1988-Seoul, South Korea
Kwang Sun Kim Vs Andreas Tews
Korean fighter Kwang Sun Kim [김광선] fought only 8 times as a professional, losing in two world title bouts. His short professional career did however come after a distinguished amateur career that was highlighted in 1988 at the Olympic games. Here we see the Korean face East German Andreas Tews in the 1988 Olympic final at Flyweight.
Kwang Sun Kim (N/A) Vs Timofey Skryabin (N/A)
In 1988 Korean Kwang Sun Kim [김광선] won the gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in the Flyweight division. On route to that gold medal he took on Soviet fighter Timofey Skryabin.
July 17th 1993-Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Kwang-Sun Kim (6-1, 4) Vs Michael Carbajal (28-0, 16)
In 1988 Korean fighter Kwang Sun Kim [김광선] claimed an Olympic gold medal. He turned professional in 1990 and quickly rose through the ranks. That saw fight in a world title bout in his 6th bout, against Humberto Gonzalez, and his 8th bout, against Michael Carbajal. Sadly for Kim he retired following this bout and was unable to build on his amateur success as a professional.
June 7th 1992-Olympic Fencing Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Kwang-Sun Kim (5-0, 4) Vs Humberto Gonzalez (33-1, 25)
In 1988 Korean fighter Kwang Sun Kim [김광선] became a national hero as he claimed an Olympic gold at the Seoul Olympics. As a professional he was fast tracked, and in his 6th professional bout he took on WBC Light Flyweight champion Humberto Gonzalez. It was a huge ask for the Korean novice, but one his team felt confident about.