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)
January 3rd 1985-Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Ji Won Kim (11-0-2, 3) vs Sung In Suh (22-3, 11) I
In early 1985 the unbeaten Ji Won Kim [김지원] challenged IBF Super Bantamweight Sung In Suh [서성인], in the first of two bouts between the two men.
June 1st 1986-Indoor Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea
Ji Won Kim (15-0-2, 6) vs Rudy Casicas (9-5-1, 4)
In 1986 Korean fighter Ji Won Kim [김지원] fought for the final time, battling against the Filipino challenger Rudy Casicas.
June 28th 1985-Kudok Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea
Ji Won Kim (13-0-2, 4) vs Bobby Berna (26-4-1, 14)
Over the last few years we have seen several world champions retire unbeaten, such as Floyd Mayweather Jr, Joe Calzaghe and Sven Ottke, in the past however the achievement was much rarer and one of the first to achieve such a feat was Korean Ji Won Kim [김지원] who fought in the 1980's. One of his final bouts was against Filipino Bobby Berna.
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