Kim Sang-hyun

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This article is about a boxer. For the baseball player, see Kim Sang-hyeon.
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Kim Sang-hyun
Rated at Light Welterweight
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality South Korea South Korean
Born (1955-01-18) January 18, 1955 (age 60)
Busan, South Korea
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 48
Wins 41
Wins by KO 11
Losses 4
Draws 3
No contests 0
Kim Sang-hyun
Hangul 김상현
Hanja 金相賢
Revised Romanization Gim Sanghyeon
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sanghyŏn

Kim Sang-hyun (Hangul: 김상현, Hanja: 金相賢; born January 18, 1955 in Busan, South Korea) is a former boxer from South Korea.

In 1978, he won the Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation light welterweight title.

In 1978, Kim became the WBC light welterweight champion with a technical KO win over Saensak Muangsurin, who set a world record by winning the world title in only his 3rd professional fight. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Saoul Mamby in 1980.

In 1983, Kim unsuccessfully challenged Aaron Pryor for the WBA light welterweight title, losing by TKO at 0:37 of round 3. He retired after the bout.

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Preceded by
Saensak Muangsurin
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
30 December 1978 – 23 February 1980
Succeeded by
Saoul Mamby