With the establishment of the Bridgerweight division via the World Boxing Council, the ABCO (Asian Boxing Council) reformulated the classification system to adapt this innovative category for professional boxing in Asia.
The first match for the WBC Asia bridgerweight title took place in Seoul, South Korea, between two top local prospects.
Sung Ming Lee and Ja Sung Jo clashed for the crown to make regional boxing history as the first Abco champion of this new division.
In a battle worthy of admiration, intense from start to finish, a ten-round bout was fought. Ja Sung Jo was the one who had his raised to win Green and Gold glory.