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Yuh captures WBC Asia title

By Damrong Simakajornboon
Photos: Myung-goo Yuh Promotion

ABCO #2 superfly Myung-goo Yuh (12-4-1, 7 KOs) successfully captured the vacant WBC Asia 115lb title as he scored a third round TKO over ABCO #5 Khunkiri Wor Wisarut (10-7-1, 5KOs) on Sunday at Jangyoo Sports Center in Gimhae City, South Korea. Yuh impressively showed his powerful punches, dropping his foe once with a bodyshot in the opening round. The show in round two looked exciting when Thailander aggressively exchanged punches with the local hero in this close affair round. Finally, the show rapidly ended in round three when the Korean landed a big right straight which brutally dropped his contender, forcing the referee Young-il Ahn to stop the bout at 0:40.

In other actions, current IFBA 115lb title holder Hee-jung Yuh (9-2, 3 KOs) dropped Maimuang Sitkrusian with vicious bodyshots, scoring a KO at 1:29 of round six. Jae-hoon Lee (5-3-1, 3KOs) dropped Isaraphap Sor Varunee twice before he scored a TKO at 1:29 of the opening round. Jun-ho Moon scored a first round TKO over Hyuk-soo Kwon after he floored his foe twice. Sang-hoon Shim won all 39-36 unanimous decision over Tae-yong Kim. Yun-woo An dropped Sung-hoon Kim once before he displayed one-side attack which forced the referee to stop the action at 1:54 of round four. And Hyun-soo Um dropped Kwon Kim twice before he scored a TKO at 0:41 of round two.

This event was promoted by Myung-goo Yuh Promotion.

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