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1967-10-03 Ki-Soo Kim w pts 15 Freddie Little, The Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBA/WBC. Referee: Yung-Soo Chung. Scorecards: 72-68, 71-69, 64-75. Cut on his forehead in the opening round wasn’t the best of starts for the challenger, but he banged away at Kim (153½) with solid, hurtful punches and often forced him to give way. However, the southpaw Kim was not easy to keep at bay for long periods and he was soon back, bulldozing his way forward. Little (152), who had predicted a win inside four rounds, was finding Kim a tough nut to crack, but after hurting him in the tenth a long, jolting right to the head had him over in the 11th for the mandatory ‘eight’. Although Kim was groggy at the resumption he managed to remain upright before coming out strong for the 12th. From thereon there was a lot of clinching as both men tired, but in the 15th Little again opened up with big punches to stun Kim, although he was the one who was left stunned when the decision was announced.     
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1967-10-03 [[Ki-Soo Kim]] w pts 15 [[Freddie Little]], The Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBA/WBC. Referee: Yung-Soo Chung. Scorecards: 72-68, 71-69, 64-75. Cut on his forehead in the opening round was not the best of starts for the challenger, but banging away at Kim (153½) with solid, hurtful punches he often forced him to give ground. However, the southpaw Kim was soon back, bulldozing his way forward. Little (152), who had predicted a win inside four rounds, was finding Kim a tough nut to crack. Regardless of that, after hurting Kim in the tenth a long, jolting right to the head had him over in the 11th for the mandatory ‘eight’. Although Kim was groggy at the resumption he managed to remain upright before coming out strong for the 12th. Thereafter, there was a lot of clinching as both men tired. In the 15th Little again opened up with big punches to stun Kim, but it was not enough to influence two of the judges.     
  
 
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1967-10-03 Ki-Soo Kim w pts 15 Freddie Little, The Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBA/WBC. Referee: Yung-Soo Chung. Scorecards: 72-68, 71-69, 64-75. Cut on his forehead in the opening round was not the best of starts for the challenger, but banging away at Kim (153½) with solid, hurtful punches he often forced him to give ground. However, the southpaw Kim was soon back, bulldozing his way forward. Little (152), who had predicted a win inside four rounds, was finding Kim a tough nut to crack. Regardless of that, after hurting Kim in the tenth a long, jolting right to the head had him over in the 11th for the mandatory ‘eight’. Although Kim was groggy at the resumption he managed to remain upright before coming out strong for the 12th. Thereafter, there was a lot of clinching as both men tired. In the 15th Little again opened up with big punches to stun Kim, but it was not enough to influence two of the judges.