Lakva Sim
Former World Champion

Lakva Sim
Nickname Lkhagva Dugarbaaatar
Weight Super Featherweight
Height 5’8”
Reach coming soon..
DOB March 10, 1971
Birth Place Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Lives Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Began Boxing Amatuers in Mongolia
Dominant Hand Right
Pro Record 21-4-1,18KOs
Division Super Featherweight
Manager Self Managed
Trainer Joe Goossen

LAKVA SIM

• Former WBA Lightweight Champion
• Former WBA super featherweight world champion…
A.K.A. Lkhagva Dugarbaaatar, Lakva is the only fighter from Mongolia to have won a world title.


Biography Below...

Key Fights 2004 - On April 10, 2004 in Las Vegas , NV he knocked out Miguel Callist in the 5 th round to capture the vacant WBA Lightweight Championship.

2002 VACANT WBA SF WORLD TITLE CHALLENGE - on 4-13-02 in Nakornrachasima, THAI, he lost a 12 round unanimous decision against Yodsanan

Key Fights - 2002 – VACANT WBA SF WORLD TITLE CHALLENGE - in his last fight on 4-13-02 in Nakornrachasima, THAI, he lost a 12 round unanimous decision against Yodsanan Nanthachai (37-2-1): it was a good, close fight; Nanthachai started fast, but was cut over his right ear by a clash of heads in the 4th round; Lakva rallied in the middle rounds, and Nanthachai became more elusive and cautious late in the fight; the fight appeared to be much than the scores - 116-112, 119-110, 120-109; the WBA 130-pound title was declared vacant when titleholder Acelino Freitas was named “WBA Unified Champion”…
On 1-27-02 in Yokohama, JAP, he TKO’d Hidekazu Matsunobo (20-4-1) at 1:58 of the 6th round…
2001 – on 8-21-01 inTokyo, JAP, he won a 10 round unanimous decision against Tetsuya Shinozaki (13-8-7), scored 99-92, 98-93, 98-95… On 3-18-01 in Seoul, KR, he won a 10 round unanimous decision against previously undefeated Sungho Yuh (13-0-1)…

1999 – LOST WBA SF WORLD TITLE – on 10-31-99 in Pusan, KR, he lost a 12 round split decision against Jong-Kwon Baek (20-0): it was a very close fight; Baek started fast and built a lead, and Lakva was penalized one point in the 8th round for the illegal use of his elbows; Lakva rallied in the late rounds, but the point deduction made the difference in his retaining the title with a draw, and loss; scored 1116-113, 114-113 Baek, 115-112 Sim…

WON WBA SF WORLD TITLE - on 6-27-99 in Tokyo, JAP, he TKO’d previously undefeated defending champion Takanori Hatakeyama (22-0-2): it was a close, exciting fight until Lakva scored a knockdown in the 5th round; Hatakeyama got up, but Lakva swarmed over him with nonstop punches, and the referee stopped the fight at 1:46; after four rounds, the judges scored 39-38 Sim, 39-38, Hatakeyama, 38-38…
1997 – WBA SF WORLD TITLE CHALLENGE – on 2-1-97 in Seoul he lost a 12 round split decision against Yong-Soo Choi (21-2): it was a very close fight; Choi started fast and built a lead, but was penalized one point in the 9th round for head butts; Lakva rallied to win the last two rounds on all three scorecards, but couldn’t quite catch up; scored 115-113, 115-113 Choi, 114-113 Sim…
1996 – 2ND PABA JL DEFENSE – on 9-21-96 he TKO’d previously undefeated Gilberto Gonzalez (11-0) in the 6th round…

1ST PABA JL DEFENSE – on 5-19-96 he knocked out Noree Jockygym (34-14-2) in the 6th round…
WON PABA JL TITLE – on 3-23-96 in Bangkok he won a 12 round decision against former Muay Thai fighter Singnum Chuvatana (3-3)…

He debuted at the age of 24 on 12-28-95 in Jakarta, INDO, and knocked out Max Karamov in the 4th round; Lakva was first signed to a professional contract by a Korean promoter and was based there at the start of his career…

AMATEUR, PERSONAL BACKGROUND: Born in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Lakva reportedly had 170 amateur fights (152-12), with extensive international experience…


1995 King’s Cup gold medalist; Bangkok, Thailand…

1995 Seoul Cup gold medalist; Seoul, Korea…

1994 World Cup: in his three fights in Bangkok, Thailand , Lakva won decisions against Maseel Zaigham of Pakistan and Kabiry Izobo of Nigeria, but lost by decision to Venkatesan Devarajan of India…

1993 World Championships: in Tampere, Finland, Lakva won decisions against Jaroslav Brzowiec of Poland, and Laszlo Bognar of Hungary, but lost by decision against Marcelica Turoriu of Romania…

1991 World Championships: in Sydney, Australia, Lakva won decision against Dieter Berg of Germany and Adrian Marcut of Romania, but lost by decision against Gwang-Sik Li of North Korea…

Lakva is married to a University professor and speaks several languages, including French and Korean…

STRENGTHS: Has an aggressive style…is physically strong, has very good punching power…is experienced against very good opposition…had a strong amateur background…