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January 25, 2010
S. Korean boxes way to top after defecting from North

Choi Hyun-mi is a female boxer who has found popularity and success in South Korea after defecting from the North with her family in 2004.

Now known as South Korea’s “Million Dollar Baby”, the 19-year-old has been the reigning WBA featherweight champion since 2007.

Al Jazeera English‘s Rahul Pathak has more.

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