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Choi Yo-sam

Choi Yo-sam

Full Name Choi Yo-sam
Date of Birth October 16, 1973
Date of Death January 3, 2008, Seoul, South Korea
Birthplace Jeongeup
Birth City North Jeolla Province
Country South Korea
Horoscope Libra

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Choi Yo-sam Biography

Choi Yo-sam is one of the most popular and richest Boxer who was born on October 16, 1973 in Jeongeup, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.

Choi Yo-sam (Korean: 최요삼 ; March 1, 1972 – January 3, 2008) was a Korean world boxing champion. He was born in Jeongeup, Jeollabukdo, South Korea.

Choi turned pro in 1993 and won the Lineal and WBC light flyweight titles in 1999 with a decision win over Saman Sorjaturong. He successfully defended the titles three times before losing it to Jorge Arce by a 6th round technical knockout in 2002. In 2003, he lost a decision to Beibis Mendoza for the interim WBA light flyweight title. In 2004, he moved up in weight to take on Lorenzo Parra for the WBA flyweight title and lost a decision.

On December 25, 2007, he successfully defended the WBO Intercontinental flyweight title with a unanimous decision victory over Heri Amol. In the 12th round, Choi was dropped with five seconds remaining, but beat the count and went on to win the fight (with fighter saved by bell rule). He collapsed while still in the ring after the bout and was rushed to the Soonchunhyang University Hospital immediately after the fight in order to undergo emergency brain surgery. Choi was pronounced brain-dead on January 2, 2008, and died on January 3, 2008, when he was removed from a ventilator. LeeSSang made a song dedicated to him in their 5th album called CHAMPION.

NameChoi Yo-sam
First NameChoi
Last NameYo-sam
BirthdayOctober 16
Birth Year1973
Place of BirthJeongeup
Home TownNorth Jeolla Province
Birth CountrySouth Korea
Birth SignLibra
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Choi Yo-sam Net Worth

Choi Yo-sam is one of the richest Boxer from South Korea. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Choi Yo-sam's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeBoxer
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Choi Yo-sam's Height & Physical Stats

Choi Yo-sam height Not available right now. Choi weight Light flyweight & body measurements will update soon.

WeightLight flyweight
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Who is Choi Yo-sam Dating?

According to our records, Choi Yo-sam is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Choi Yo-sam’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Choi Ranked on the list of most popular Boxer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in South Korea. Choi Yo-sam celebrates birthday on October 16 of every year.