As Physical: 100 continues to dominate global charts, one of the participants who stood out the most is Korean Japanese athlete Choo Sung Hoon.
The legendary judo and mixed martial arts (MMA) star is among the 100 contestants who are up for the grueling challenges in a bid to take home a staggering cash prize of 300 million KRW or around 245,000 USD.
Besides the whopping prize, the Physical: 100 winners will claim the honor of having the “perfect physique.”
Hailed as the real-life Squid Game, each participant had to endure intense and death-defying challenges in order to survive.
Interestingly, Physical: 100 cast boasts the best of the best – whether it's in sports, fitness, military, and more, the participants not only include professional athletes, and Olympians but also a legend like Choo Sung Hoon.
Who is Choo Sung Hoon of Physical: 100?
During the introduction of the cast, participants were stunned to see the bust form of a familiar person.
Interestingly, when he arrived, his fellow participants gave Choo Sung Hoon a warm welcome, paying him respect like a true king.
Regarded as a “living legend” he is also the most popular Physical: 100 players.
Known in the world of judo and MMA, Choo Sung Hoon, scored a slew of achievements under his name. It includes winning K-1 HERO's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament, winning a gold medal at the 2001 Asian Championships for South Korea as well as bagging the gold medal for Japan at the 2002 Asian Games.
The iconic player is also called by his nickname sexyama, which is derived from his Japanese name Yoshihiro Akiyama.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: So Ji Sub Weight Gain: Confession Star Details Physical Changes + Is It Because of Wife Cho Un Jeong?
Choo Sung Hoon Net Worth: How Rich is the Physical: 100 Cast?
As mentioned by Celebrity Net Worth, Choo Sung Hoon’s net worth is around $4 million.
Apart from his achievements in sports, he also owns a clothing brand called Sung 1975.
Sexyama also joined the bandwagon after creating his YouTube account in 2019.
Currently raking over 54, 600 subscribers, Choo Sung Hoon's YouTube channel often features his sparring and training.
Will Choo Sung Hoon Get to be One of the top 5 Players?
During the competition, his fellow contenders saw his eagerness to win the game despite his age.
He said that he will prove that a middle-aged guy like him could still beat younger athletes.
In the Phsycial: 100 episodes, sexyama displayed not just his great strength but his leadership.
Unfortunately, he lost in episode 8 after taking part in game 5 known as “The Punishment of Sisyphus.
After Ma Sun Ho, Choo Sung Hoon couldn't continue the obstacle, and it's up to Jung Hae Min and Yun Sung Bin who will take home the award.
READ MORE: Yoon Eun Hye Net Worth: Did The Actress’ Five-Year Hiatus Affect Her Wealth?
Stay updated on the latest news and spoilers about Physical: 100 and Choo Sung Hoon only on EpicStream.