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Old 07-04-2012, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by greynotsoold View Post
He was never champion. I saw him fight several times, and he was tough, a big puncher, but he was never world champion.
He did win the wbo light flyweight title by stopping Eric Griffin and lost it to Melchor Cob Castro in his next outing.

Edit: To answer the opening question, I remember watching Chong and I don't remember what they said about his heritage but I know he was born in Mexico. I believe his brother was also a pro. Hector Ulises Chong, also born and raised in Mexico.

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