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Myung Woo Yuh vs Willy Salazar

Myung Woo Yuh vs Willy Salazar

Date: 7th February 1988

Venue: Munhwa Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea

Title: WBA World Light-flyweight Title

Promoted by: Dong A promotion

Myung Woo Yuh
( 25 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 107 1/2 lbs

Willy Salazar
( 30 - 12 - 1 )
Weight: 106 3/4 lbs


Yuh made the seventh defence of the WBA World Light-flyweight Title he had won in December 1985 from American Joey Olivo against Mexico's Willy Salazar.

In total, Yuh would make 17 defences before suffering his sole career loss to Japan's Hiroki Ioka. He won the title back from Ioka in his next fight. made one defence and retired with a 38-1-0 record, with 14 Ko's.

Salazar lost by unanimous decision.

Scores: Kazumasa Kuwata 118-110 | Bill McConkey 117-112 | Al Wilensky 116-113.