|Rated at||Light Welterweight|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
January 18, 1955 |
Busan, South Korea
|Wins by KO||11|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Sanghyeon|
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.
|WBC Light Welterweight Champion
30 December 1978 – 23 February 1980
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