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Kim Duk-Koo (January 8, 1955 – November 18, 1982) was a So...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
Kim Duk-Koo (January 8, 1955 – 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 aimed to better protect the health of fighters, including reducing the number of rounds in championship bouts from 15 to 12.
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How Boxing's Golden Age Collapsed One Disastrous November

Men's Journal - 28 Nov 2017
November 13, 1982. Ray Mancini vs. Duk Koo Kim. Ray Mancini was a star. A charismatic Italian from the economically depressed town of Youngstown, Ohio, he radiated the working-class cool of On The Waterfront-era Brando, with tousled good looks and an ...
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The tragic title fight that changed boxing - 06 Nov 2012
SEOUL — Thirty years ago this month, South Korean boxer Kim Duk-Koo entered a Las Vegas ring for a world championship bout that would end with his death, trigger at least one suicide and change the sport forever. For a generation of South Koreans, ...
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BIFAN 2018: Full Slate of Nearly 300+ Films Announced!

Dread Central - 08 Jun 2018
Directed by Kim Kangmin, the trailer takes place in the home of A Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy Krueger and uses stop-motion animation to show the Springwood Slasher donning a new head. It's brilliant realized and a ton of fun, so don't skip on ...
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Four Ways of Looking at Mayweather vs. McGregor

The Atlantic - 25 Aug 2017
Actual deaths in the ring, most notably Benny Paret in 1962 and Kim Duk Koo in 1982, both on live television, caused temporary public retreats. The aftermath of the 1997 Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield rematch, which was stopped when Tyson twice bit ...
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Cái chết của Duk Koo Kim - thảm kịch thay đổi toàn bộ làng boxing - 21 Feb 2018
Bốn ngày sau trận tranh đai, tay đấm Duk Koo Kim qua đời vì một chấn thương ở não. Cái chết của võ sĩ Hàn Quốc là một cú sốc lớn cho làng quyền anh thế giới. Đó là trận đấu diễn ra vào ngày 13/11/1982 và cũng là trận bảo vệ đai WBA lần thứ hai của Ray ...
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Ring tragedy leaves its mark on CFLer-turned-boxer Adam Braidwood

Montreal Gazette - 22 Feb 2018
Mancini stopped South Korea's Duk Koo Kim in the 14th round of their November 1982 bout. The challenger collapsed, fell into a coma and died four days later of a brain injury. Not only did Mancini fall into a deep depression, Kim's mother committed ...
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World Boxing Council Scoring Criteria For Welterweight Tourney - 17 Apr 2018
Evander Holyfield's The Real Deal Boxing has announced the development of a standardized scoring criteria for the 'Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament', the opening round of which will take place on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the KFC Yum! Center ...
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13 WTF Moments In Sports That Actually Happened

BuzzFeed News - 24 Dec 2017
On Nov. 13, 1982, South Korean boxer Kim Duk-koo and Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini fought in Las Vegas. At the beginning of the 14th round, Mancini delivered a left-right combo that caused Duk-koo to fall back and hit his head on the canvas. Duk-koo barely ...
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The Haunted Life Of Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini

NPR - 22 Sep 2012
And then, in November 1982, Mancini met a South Korean boxer named Duk Koo Kim in just his second title defense. Duk Koo Kim went down in the 14th round — and he never got up. He died four days later. Boom Boom Mancini kept his title. But Mancini ...
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Hollywood Has Harvey Weinstein. South Korea Faces Its Own Demons.

Korea Exposé - 16 Oct 2017
Back in August, newspaper Donga Ilbo reported that an unnamed actress had filed a criminal complaint against Kim Ki-duk, a filmmaker equal parts controversial and revered for his award-winning movies (Samaritan Girl, 3-Iron, Pieta). She alleged that ...
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The Greatest Boxer Alive Is Too Good For His Sport

Deadspin - 03 Aug 2015
Over the course of the 11 rounds he was allowed to stay in the ring, Amagasa undoubtedly underwent a transformative experience—enough of one to cause me to involuntarily conjure memories of two similarly messianic fighters: Duk-koo Kim (Kim Duk-koo) ...
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Boxing Is a Brutal, Fading Sport. Could Football Be Next?

New York Times - 08 Nov 2015
Maybe the transformative moment was in 1982 when a South Korean boxer, Duk-koo Kim, died after taking a pounding from Ray Mancini in a lightweight title match. Or maybe it was back in 1962 when Emile Griffith beat Benny Paret into a fatal coma during a ...

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