Kim Sung-jun

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Kim Sung-Jun
Real name Kim Sung-Jun
Rated at Light Flyweight
Height 5 ft 2.5 in (1.59 m)
Nationality South Korea South Korean
Born (1953-06-03)June 3, 1953
Busan, South Korea
Died February 3, 1989(1989-02-03) (aged 35)
Seoul, South Korea
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 48
Wins 28
Wins by KO 13
Losses 14
Draws 6
No contests 0

Kim Sung-Jun (Hangul: 김성준, Hanja: 金性俊) (June 3, 1953 – February 3, 1989) was a boxer from South Korea.

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

In September, 1978, Kim became the WBC light flyweight champion with a KO win over Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh. He defended the belt three times before losing it to Shigeo Nakajima in January, 1980.

In July, 1980, Kim unsuccessfully challenged Shoji Oguma for the WBC flyweight title, losing by a split decision.

After retiring, Kim experienced dementia pugilistica and financial difficulties, and on February 3, 1989, he committed suicide by leaping off a building in Seoul, South Korea.

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Preceded by
Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh
WBC Light Flyweight Champion
30 September 1978 – 3 January 1980
Succeeded by
Shigeo Nakajima