Lakva Sim, (born March 10, 1972 as Dugarbaataryn Lkhagva, Mongolian: Дугарбаатарын Лхагва), is a professional boxer. Sim was the first Mongolian boxer to capture a world boxing title. He has held belts as both the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion and the WBA super featherweight champion.

Lakva Sim
Statistics
Real nameDugarbaataryn Lkhagva
Nickname(s)Mongolian blue wolf
Weight(s)Super featherweight
Height171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in)
NationalityMongolian
Born (1972-03-10) March 10, 1972 (age 50)
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolian People's Republic
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights26
Wins21
Wins by KO18
Losses4
Draws1

Sim was born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He turned professional in 1995 and won the WBA super featherweight by defeating Takanori Hatakeyama. In that same year he later lost the belt to Jong-Kwon Baek, and in 2002 challenged Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai for the vacant WBA super featherweight title, but lost by decision. He later moved up to lightweight and in 2004 fought Miguel Callist for the vacant WBA lightweight title, winning by TKO. Sim was outboxed and lost his belt in his next fight against Juan Diaz. In 2005, he upset Ebo Elder by a late round TKO.

Professional boxing recordEdit

26 fights 21 wins 4 losses
By knockout 18 0
By decision 3 4
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
26 Win 21–4–1   Ebo Elder TKO 12 (12), 0:44 Sep 16, 2005   Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia, U.S.
25 Win 20–4–1   Shawn Simmons TKO 2 (6), 1:15 Jun 18, 2005   FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
24 Loss 19–4–1   Juan Díaz UD 12 Jul 17, 2004   Reliant Center, Houston, Texas, U.S. Lost WBA lightweight title
23 Win 19–3–1   Miguel Callist TKO 5 (12), 2:20 Apr 10, 2004   Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Won vacant WBA lightweight title
22 Win 18–3–1   Bert Navarez KO 3 (10) Dec 06, 2003   Gooil Highschool, Seoul, South Korea
21 Win 17–3–1   Luis Villalta TKO 4 (10), 0:08 Apr 12, 2003   Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, U.S.
20 Loss 16–3–1   Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai UD 12 Apr 13, 2002   Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand For vacant WBA super featherweight title
19 Win 16–2–1   Hidekazu Matsunobu TKO 6 (10), 1:58 Jan 27, 2002   Bunka Gym, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
18 Win 15–2–1   Tetsuya Shinozaki UD 10 Aug 21, 2001   Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
17 Win 14–2–1   Seung Ho Yuh UD 10 Mar 18, 2001   Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
16 Win 13–2–1   Hengky Tobias KO 3 (10), 2:49 Dec 24, 2000   Olympic Center, Seoul, South Korea
15 Win 12–2–1   Sang Sun Park KO 2 (10), 1:50 Jan 30, 2000   Pohang Indoor Gymnasium, Pohang, South Korea
14 Loss 11–2–1   Jong-Kwon Baek SD 12 Oct 31, 1999   Gudeok Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea Lost WBA super featherweight title
13 Win 11–1–1   Takanori Hatakeyama TKO 5 (12), 1:46 Jun 27, 1999   Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan Won WBA super featherweight title
12 Win 10–1–1   Pascal Kimaru Bruno KO 3 (?) Jan 23, 1999   Mongolia
11 Win 9–1–1   Arnel Tata Abastas KO 2 (?) Oct 05, 1998   Mongolia
10 Win 8–1–1   Seung Yul Hong KO 2 (10), 1:05 May 10, 1998   Seongdonggu Hall, Seoul, South Korea
9 Win 7–1–1   Sang Sun Park KO 6 (10) Feb 22, 1998   Seongdonggu Hall, Seoul, South Korea
8 Win 6–1–1   Nikolay Kasimov KO 7 (?) Nov 30, 1997   Turkmenistan
7 Draw 5–1–1   Bong Chul Kim PTS 10 Jun 23, 1997   South Korea
6 Loss 5–1   Yong-Soo Choi SD 12 Feb 01, 1997   Songnam Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea For WBA super featherweight title
5 Win 5–0   Gilberto Gonzalez TKO 6 (12) Sep 21, 1996   Siam Jusco Shopping Center, Nonthaburi, Thailand Retained PABA super featherweight title
4 Win 4–0   Noree Jockygym KO 6 (12) May 19, 1996   Mahachai Villa Arena, Samut Sakhon, Thailand Retained PABA super featherweight title
3 Win 3–0   Singnum Chuwattana UD 12 Mar 23, 1996   PATA Shopping Center, Huamark, Bangkok, Thailand Won PABA super featherweight title
2 Win 2–0   Gab Yong Lee KO 2 (10) Feb 24, 1996   Gwangyang Gymnasium, Gwangyang, South Korea
1 Win 1–0   Max Karamoy KO 4 (12) Dec 28, 1995   Jakarta, Indonesia Won PABA lightweight title

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Preceded by WBA Super Featherweight Champion
27 June 1999–31 October 1999
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Leonard Dorin
Vacated title
WBA Lightweight Champion
10 April 2004 – 17 July 2004
Succeeded by