1984-04-22 Hwan-Kil Yuh w pts 15 Rod Sequenan, Munhwa Gym, Seoul, South Korea - IBF

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1984-04-22 Hwan-Kil Yuh w pts 15 Rod Sequenan, Munhwa Gym, Seoul, South Korea - IBF. Referee: Sompong Suka. Scorecards: 146-144, 148-143, 143-145. Fighting for the vacant title as decreed by the IBF, Yuh (129¾) became that body’s first champion at the weight when outpointing Sequenan (129), following a battle between fellow southpaws. Yuh, a stocky, busy fighter, soon went to work, dropping Sequenan with a solid left in round two prior to both men being on the verge of a kayo defeat in the fifth following a desperate exchange of punches. While the Filipino dominated from the sixth through to the ninth, from that point onwards Yuh took over to run home a worthy winner.