‘Pediatrician’ Seo Ryeo-kyung challenges to become women’s boxing world champion in March
KBM “Seo Ryeo-kyung, challenges the world’s first active doctor boxing champion”
Professor Seo Ryeo-kyung challenges to become world women’s boxing champion
Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescents at Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Seo Ryeo-kyung (32, Cheonan Beat Son Jeong-oh Boxing), who worked as a pediatrician and emergency room doctor and became a hot topic by becoming the Korean women’s boxing champion, is challenging the world stage. .
Seo Ryeo-kyung will face Riyuna Yoshikawa (22, Japan) in the WIBA (Women’s International Boxing Association) minimum weight (47.6 kg) world title match to be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Swiss Grand Hotel in Seoul on March 16.
Seo Ryeo-kyung was crowned the women’s light flyweight champion of KBM (Korea Boxing Commission), a domestic professional boxing organization, in July of last year, and in December, she won a TKO 15 seconds after the start of the third round in the Kulatida Cuesanol (Thailand) match, which was a prelude to the world title match. got the win
Professor Seo Ryeo-kyung providing treatment
Seo Ryeo-kyung, who stands out with a powerful punch that is unusual for a female athlete, has a professional record of 7 wins (5 KOs), 1 draw, and undefeated in 8 fights, and recently set a new record for a Korean female boxer with 4 consecutive KO wins.
Japanese powerhouse Yoshikawa is a short fighter who was the WBO Asia Pacific champion.
KBM, which organizes the competition, introduced, “If Seo Ryeo-kyung wins this match, it will be the first case in professional boxing history where an active doctor becomes a world champion.”
If Seo Ryeo-kyung wins this match and wins a world title, she plans to challenge for the combined title of the WBA (World Boxing Association) and WBO (World Boxing Organization) or the title of a major organization such as the IBF (International Boxing Federation) in Cheonan in June.
Professor Seo Ryeo-kyung training ahead of the women’s boxing world champion match.
Seo Ryeo-kyung, a professor of pediatrics at Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, is resting after training at the Cheonan Beat Boxing Club on the 4th, ahead of the preliminary battle to become the world champion in women’s boxing.
On the same day, in addition to Seo Ryeo-kyung’s match, the KBM Korean title match in 4 weight classes and the ‘KBM One-Day Tournament’ in the 70kg class will also be held.
Rookie boxers participate and the winner of the tournament, which consists of three 3-minute rounds per day from the quarterfinals to the winner, is awarded a prize of 5 million won.
This competition is jointly hosted by DND Promotion and BM Promotion and hosted by KBM, and will be broadcast live on the tvN Sports channel for 3 hours starting at 5 PM on March 16. 19가이드03