1980-12-13 Peter Mathebula w pts 15 Tae-Shik Kim, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA

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1980-12-13 Peter Mathebula w pts 15 Tae-Shik Kim, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: Terry Smith. Scorecards: 145-143, 145-143, 143-145. Although Kim (111) tried to take out Mathebula (112) with left hooks he was often wild, and the better boxing came from the South African challenger who showed up well with a classy left jab followed by right hands over the top. The decision in favour of Mathebula was close but warranted.