Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak tells the story of Choi Hyun-Mi, the female boxer who found fame, popularity and success in South Korea after defecting from the North.

Known as South Korea's "Million Dollar Baby", the 19-year-old has been the reigning WBA featherweight champion since 2007 following her family's perilous journey from Pyongyang three years earlier.

Source: Al Jazeera and agencies