July 19th 1977-Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Dong Kyun Yum (50-4-6, 21) vs Shuzo Yoshida (23-10-2, 12) II
In the summer of 1977 Korean fighter Dong Kyun Yum [염동균], a former WBC Super Bantamweight champion, travelled to Japan to take on local fighter Shuzo Yoshida, who he had previously beaten. On paper this was a mismatch, but no one had told the local fighter.
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.
May 21st 1977- Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dong Kyun Yum (50-2-6, 21) Vs Wilfredo Gomez (15-0-1, 15)
In the 1970's Dong Kyun Yum [염동균] claimed the WBC Super Bantamweight title and in his second defense he traveled to Puerto Rico where he took on the monstrously hard hitting Wilfredo Gomez.
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