Born September 28th 1979, orthodox fighter Myung-goo Yuh started his career in December 2001 at the age of 22 and has now been pro for 14 years, fighting a total of 35 times. Between December 2001 and March 2015, Yuh had his longest winning streak of 18 fights. In his 35 fights, his longest KO streak is 18 fights long.
Yuh didn't take long to get comfortable in the pro game, becoming the first person to stop Yong-suk In (a 0 fight pro) via KO in the 2nd round. Yuh continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 17 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Edmund Velayo, Jong-chan Lee and Khunkhiri Wor wisaruth followed including 2 times in 2001, didn't fight in 2002 and 15 times between 2003 and 2013.
The first defeat of Yuh's career came against Na nam Kook on December 20th, 2001. This took his career record to 1-1-0. Yuh's first defeat came over the full distance against Na nam Kook on December 20th, 2001. The fight went to the judges in a PTS loss for Yuh. Yuh's win streak of 1 rose to 8 following 7 great wins, becoming the 2nd person to go the distance with Ki-suk Bae, 2nd person to go the distance with Chan-sung Lee and first to stop Yun-woo Kim.
Yuh's next defeat of his career came against Kaichon Sor vorapin on March 16th, 2007 taking his career record to 8-2-0. Yuh failed to reach the later rounds of this tough 12 round fight, Sor vorapin was too much and stopped Yuh early to become the only person to stop Yuh. The fight ended in round 3 via KO.
Taking a knock to his career, Yuh fought and was defeated by Richard Garcia on July 7th, 2008 taking his record to 8-3-0. Yuh was beaten by Richard Garcia in the 8th round. Yuh had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career. 16 wins followed where Yuh went on to fight Petchwanchai Sor visetkit, Kaenpetch Sithmuangkan and Morakote Patanakan gym amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Yuh went into his next career fight with a record of 22-4-1 and took this to 23 wins with a win against Mongkol Charoen on November 15th, 2014. Charoen was a worthy challenger but Yuh was too much and became the first person to stop Charoen via KO during round 6. Yuh's win streak of 23 rose to 27 following 4 wins against boxers such as Unknown , Joan Imperial, Unknown and 1 other.
Pushing his career further, Yuh fought Ricky Seniego on February 25th, 2016 adding to his winning record. Yuh secured the win over Seniego after the final bell via UD, resulting in Yuh being the 9th person to defeat Seniego.
Yuh went into his next fight against Rex Tso on May 14th, 2016 with a career record of 28 wins. Out for his 35th career fight, Yuh was once again outmatched where he suffered a 4th round TKO loss in only his 5th stoppage defeat to date. Another blow for the talented Yuh.