1979-03-31 Sung-Jun Kim drew 15 Hector Melendez, Munhwa Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBC

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1979-03-31 [[Sung-Jun Kim]] drew 15 [[Hector Melendez]], Munhwa Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. Scorecards: 148-146, 148-146, 147-147. Having been chased all over the ring for the first nine rounds, Kim (108), finally changed tactics to stand his ground while firing off powerful hooks at Melendez (107). However, with many feeling that it was too little and too late as a controversial draw secured the title for the champion, calls went out for a quick rematch.  
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1979-03-31 [[Sung-Jun Kim]] drew 15 [[Hector Melendez]], Munhwa Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. Scorecards: 148-146, 148-146, 147-147. Having been chased all over the ring for the first nine rounds, Kim (108) finally changed tactics to stand his ground while firing off powerful hooks at Melendez (107). However, there were many who felt that it had been too little and too late before a controversial draw secured the title for the champion.  
  
 
[[Category: 1979 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1979 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Flyweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Junior Flyweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 11:44, 3 March 2013

1979-03-31 Sung-Jun Kim drew 15 Hector Melendez, Munhwa Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. Scorecards: 148-146, 148-146, 147-147. Having been chased all over the ring for the first nine rounds, Kim (108) finally changed tactics to stand his ground while firing off powerful hooks at Melendez (107). However, there were many who felt that it had been too little and too late before a controversial draw secured the title for the champion.

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