1979-03-31 Sung-Jun Kim drew 15 Hector Melendez, Munhwa Stadium, Seoul, South Korea - WBC
1979-03-31 Sung-Jun Kim drew 15 Ray 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, many felt that it was too little and too late as a controversial draw secured the title for the champion, and calls went out for a quick rematch.