January 24th 1982-Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Ji Won Kim (0-0) vs Hyung Shik Ahn (0-2)*
In 1982 Korean fighter Ji Won Kim [김지원], a future world champion, made his debut, when he took on Hyung Shik Ahn. Here is a abridged version of that fight, with sadly the full fight not yet having been put on the net.
*There is some dispute of Ahn's record, with sources suggesting he was 7-4 (2)
February 1st 1978-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Soo Hwan Hong (40-4-3, 14) vs Yu Kasahara (12-0, 9)
In 1978 WBA Super Bantamweight champion Soo Hwan Hong [홍수환] travelled over to Tokyo to take on unbeaten Japanese challenger Yu Kasahara [笠原優]
July 17th 1985-Masan Gymnasium, Masan, South Korea
Jong Kwan Chung (12-8-3, 3) vs Soon Chun Kwon (26-3-2, 17) II
In January 1985 Jong Kwan Chung [정종관] challenged IBF Flyweight champion Soon Chun Kwon [권순천]. The two had a rematch in July that year, and then actually went on to have a third clash. This is their second meeting, that came just a few months after their first clash.
January 23rd 1981-Busan, South Korea
Sang Hyun Kim (32-3-2, 20) vs Kwang Min Kim (18-2-1, 7) II
In 1981 former world champion Sang Hyun Kim [김상현] clashed with former world title challenger Kwang Min Kim [김광민], in what was a rematch of their 1980 contest, which had seen Sang Hyun Kim take a decision over his countryman.
May 7th 1987-Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Soo Hwan Hong (41-4-3, 14) vs Ricardo Cardona (15-4-1, 9)
In 1987 Soo Hwan Hong [홍수환], the then WBA Super Bantamweight champion, took on Ricardo Cardoona, from Colombia.
November 1976-Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Royal Kobayashi (21-2, 18) vs Dong Kyun Yum (46-2-6, 20)
In 1976 Royal Kobayashi [ロイヤル小林], the then WBC Super Bantamweight champion travelled over to Korea to make his first defense, taking on local veteran Dong Kyun Yum [염동균].
Sadly this is a very incomplete version of the fight, with only a round of footage, but given the quality and rareness of the bout we felt it was worthy of inclusion.
June 3rd 1979-Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Sang Hyun Kim (27-2-2, 17) vs Fitzroy Guisseppi (33-13-3, 17)
Way back in 1979 Sang Hyun Kim [김상현] made his first defense of the WBC Light Welterweight title, which he had taken from Saensak Muangsurin. In the opposite corner to the Korean was Fitzroy Guisseppi
February 13th 1993-Yeoju, South Korea
Chang Jae Kwon (5-1, 4) vs Sung Jong Hong (0-0)
In early 1993 future OPBF champion Chang Jae Kwon [권창재] battled Sung Jong Hong [홍성종] in a contest for the South Korean Flyweight title.
April 22nd 1981-Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Deuk Koo Kim (8-1-1, 3) vs Hong Kyoo Lim (7-0, 3)
In the spring of 1981 Korean fans had the chance to see Deuk Koo Kim [김득구], who would tragically lose his life following a bout with Ray Mancini less than 2 years later, battle the then unbeaten Hong Kyoo Lim [임홍규].
April 27th 2019-Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, India
Arun Solanki (0-0) vs Batholomew Abuchi Uche (0-2-0-1)
In April 2019 the debuting Arun Solanki took on Indian based Nigerian born foe Batholomew Abuchi Uche.
Here we include some of the best, most interesting, most exciting or most eye catching videos from around the Asian boxing world.