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Kim Duk-Koo (January 8, 1959 - November 17, 1982)
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The famous 23 year-old South Korean Boxer, Kim Duk-Koo whose death forced sports authority to reduce the number of rounds in championship bouts from 15 to 12. The boxer died following a world championship boxing match against Ray Mancini. The match turned out to be a bloody affair. Kim opponent suffered a torn ear and a swollen eye but kim condition was pretty serious. He came off worse with severe swelling in the head. He had been hit about 39 times in the 14th round when he collapsed and went in coma. After 4 days on November 18, 1982 he passed away.
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