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Alex Gong Bio

Alexander James Gong (October 14, 1970 – August 1, 2003) was an American Muay Thai kickboxer.

Contents

  • 1 Career
  • 2 Death
  • 3 Titles
  • 4 Kickboxing record
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Career

Gong was a world champion of ISKA World Muay Thai, Junior middleweight class. He won his world title in 1999. He defended his title on August 5, 2000. Gong also held a 2-0-0 record in K-1 including a win over Duane Ludwig.

Death

On August 1, 2003, after a hit and run driver crashed into Gong's parked car in the Fairtex Gym parking lot in San Francisco, Gong pursued the car on foot. Gong caught up and confronted the driver, who was still in his car at a nearby intersection. Witnesses say the driver then shot Gong at point blank range and fled in his vehicle. Gong was pronounced dead at the scene.

On August 3, 2003, a man named a "person of interest" in the shooting was confronted at a hotel and, after a lengthy standoff with police, shot himself in the head. No one was ever charged in Gong's death.

Titles

  • US Amateur Light Middleweight Champion (1995)
  • North American Super Welterweight Champion (1996)
  • Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Champion (1997)
  • North American Light Middleweight Champion (1998)
  • World Light Middleweight Champion (1999)

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest

External links


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