December 8th 1985-Municipal Stadium, Daegu, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (18-0, 4) vs Joey Olivo (36-4, 11)
In 1985 unbeaten Korean Myung Woo Yuh took part in his first world title fight, challenging the then WBA Light Flyweight champion Joey Olivo.
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February 12th 1989-Chungbok Gymnasium, Chongju, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (29-0, 10) vs Katsumi Komiyama (12-2-5, 3)
In 1989 Korean great Myung Woo Yuh [유명우] took on Japan's Katsumi Komiyama, with the Korean attempting to extend his reign as the WBA Light Flyweight champion, and record his 11th defense.
September 8th 1985-Seoul, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (17-0, 3) vs Oh Kong Son (19-1, 9)
In late 1985 Korean fighter Myung woo Yuh [유명우] fought in his first world title fight. Prior to that bout he faced domestic foe Oh Kong Son in Seoul.
April 28th 1991-Indoor Gymnasium, Masan City, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (35-0, 13) vs Kajkong Danphuthai (18-2, 10)
In 1991 Korean great Myung woo Yuh [유명우] recorded his 17th defense as he over-came Thailand's Kajkong Danphuthai.
September 20th 1987-Sunin Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (24-0, 7) Vs Rodolfo Blanco (16-5-1, 9)
In 1987 Korean legend Myung Woo Yuh [유명우] made 3 defences of the WBA Light Flyweight title, one of which saw him over-come Rodolfo Blanco, who later went on to claim an IBF Flyweight title.
June 14th 1986-Sum-In Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (20-0, 4) vs Tomohiro Kiyuna (15-1, 7)
Korean great Myung Woo Yuh [유명우] was one of the Korean stars of the 1980's. Here wee see "Sonagi" defending the WBA Light Flyweight title against Japanese challenger Tomohiro Kiyuna.
July 25th 1993-Hyundai Hotel, Gyeongju City, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (37-1, 14) vs Yuichi Hosono (16-2-1, 10)
In 1993 Korean great Myung Woo Yuh [유명우] fought for the last time as he took on Japan's Yuichi Hosono [細野雄一], who was fighting in his second of 3 world title bouts.
April 29th 1990- Intercontinental Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
Myung Woo Yuh (33-0, 13) Vs Leo Gamez (20-0, 14)
Korean fighter Myun Woo Yuh [유명우] is one of the true legends of Korean boxing with a host of notable wins during a very long reign as the WBA Light Flyweight champion. One of his most notable bouts saw him taking on Venezuelan Leo Gamez in the first of two bouts between the two men.
November 18th 1992-Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Myung Woo Yuh (36-1, 14) Vs Hiroki Ioka (21-2-1, 9)
In 1991 Korean great Myung Woo Yuh suffered his professional defeat, courtesy of a razor thin decision to Hiroki Ioka. Around 11 months after their first meeting they fought for a second time with Yuh looking to avenge his sole defeat and reclaim the WBA Light Flyweight title, a belt he had defended a remarkable 17 times prior to facing Ioka.
December 17th 1991-Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Myung Woo Yuh (36-0, 14) Vs Hiroki Ioka (18-2-1, 9)
When we talk about the great Light Flyweights of all time we seem to always mention two fantastic Korean fighters. One of them was Jung Koo Chang, the Korean Hawk who kept a vice like grip on the WBC title for much of the 1980's, and the other was long term WBA title holder Myung Woo Yuh. Yuh's reign saw him twice fight Japan's Hiroki Ioka, the uncle of current world champion Kazuto Ioka, and this was their first meeting in 1991.
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