1968-05-25 Sandro Mazzinghi w pts 15 Ki-Soo Kim, San Siro Stadium, Milan, Italy - WBA/WBC
1968-05-25 Sandro Mazzinghi w pts 15 Ki-Soo Kim, San Siro Stadium, Milan, Italy - WBA/WBC. Referee: Harold Valan. Scorecards: 71-67, 71-67, 68-73. With the champion starting in his normal roughhouse fashion before the first round was over Mazzinghi (151½) was cut on the left eye by an unintentional butt which bled throughout. Having slipped over in the first Kim (151¾) was then dropped in the third following a barrage of blows to the head, but quickly recovered. He was soon back to using his head as an effective weapon, intentional or otherwise. Wading into Mazzinghi in the 11th, when Kim butted the Italian on the jaw he was again reprimanded. Having been on top from the seventh through to the 12th, Kim then ran out of steam, and Mazzinghi, fighting for all he was worth, came on strongly to take the decision.