Famous Boxers from South Korea

List of famous boxers from South Korea, listed alphabetically with photos of the boxers when available. South Korea has produced some very talented boxers over the years, including heavyweights, light heavyweights, cruiserweights, featherweights and flyweights. These are some of the best South Korean boxers to ever live, so if you're a native of South Korea and are aspiring to box professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular boxer from South Korea then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

These boxers, like Lee Jae-Hyuk and Duk Koo Kim include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest South Korean boxers?" and "Which boxers are from South Korea?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of South Korea in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented South Korean boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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  • Yuh Myung-woo (Hangul: 유명우, Hanja: 柳明佑) (born January 10, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean former 2-time WBA light flyweight boxing champion. He, together with Jung-Koo Chang, were ...more
  • Kim Jung-Joo (Hangul: 김정주, Hanja: 金貞柱) (born November 11, 1981 in Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea) is a South Korean amateur boxer who won welterweight bronze medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics ...more
  • Moon Sung-kil (born July 20, 1963) is a former two-division world champion boxer from South Korea. His name is also rendered Sung Kil Moon.
  • Dec. at 23 (1959-1982)
    Kim Duk-Koo (January 8, 1959 – November 18, 1982) was a South Korean boxer who died following a world championship boxing match against Ray Mancini. His death sparked a number of reforms in the sport ...more
  • Jo Seok-Hwan

    Age: 43
    Jo Seok-Hwan (born October 15, 1979) is a retired South Korean amateur boxer. He participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics for his native East Asian country. There he was stopped in the first round of ...more
  • Lee Ok-Sung (born February 7, 1981 in Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea) is a South Korean amateur boxer best known for winning the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in the men's flyweight ...more