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Azumah Nelson Biography

Azumah Nelson Biography

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Azumah Nelson has been voted the greatest boxer in Ghana by Boxrec. He fought 46 bouts in his entire career winning 39 of them with 28 Kos. Read Azumah nelson Biography and more about his career here.

Azumah Nelson Profile

Azumah Nelson was born on born 19 July 1958 in Bukom, Accra, Ghana. Azumah Nelson always wanted to fight at as a boy. Boxing was his hobby. He tried on several occasions in the streets but was led into the gym to face the best boxer at the time. The boy beat him, but that did not matter. Azumah kept coming back and eventually was able to take on the man with success. That was when he began to train as a boxer.

Azumah Nelson’s Professional Career

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After going 50-1 as an amateur and a Commonwealth championship as a featherweight, Nelson picked up gold in the featherweight division at the Edmonton games in 1978.

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After this success, he turned professional and within 10 fights he was the holder of the Ghanaian, African and Commonwealth belts. He went 13-0 to start his pro career.

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Amateur Career

  • Amateur Record: 50-2
  • 1978 All-Africa Games Featherweight Gold Medalist in Algiers, Algeria.
  • 1978 Commonwealth Games Featherweight Gold Medalist in Edmonton, Canada. Results:
    • Defeated Siaosi Poto (Samoa) RSC 2
    • Defeated Guy Boutin (Canada) PTS
    • Defeated John Sichula (Zambia) PTS
  • 1978 CISM Military World Championships Featherweight Gold medalist in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 1979 World Cup Light Welterweight Bronze Medalist in New York City, United States. Results:
    • Defeated Brian Tink (Australia) RSC 3
    • Lost to Serik Konakbaev (Soviet Union) RET 3

International Boxing Hall of Fame Record

  • Azumah has a record of 2-3-1 (2 KO) against International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees:

°Won against Wilfredo Gomez & Jeff Fenech.

°Lost against Salvador Sanchez, Pernell Whitaker & Jeff Fenech.

°Drew with Jeff Fenech.

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Azumah Nelson’s Professional Record 

Championship Record

  • Has a record of 18-4-2 (12 KO) in world title fights.
  • Has a record of 9-6-2 (4 KO) against former, current or future world titlists:
  • Won against Wilfredo Gomez, Marcos Villasana(twice), Juan Laporte, Jeff Fenech, Calvin Grove, Gabriel Ruelas (twice), Jesse James Leija.
  • Lost against Salvador Sanchez, Pernell Whitaker, Jesse James Leija (twice), Genaro Hernandez, Jeff Fenech.
  • Drew with Jeff Fenech, Jesse James Leija.

List of Boxers Azumah Nelson Fought

Jeff Fenech
Jesse James Leija
Genaro Hernández
Jesse James Leija
Gabriel Ruelas
Jesse James Leija
Jesse James Leija
Gabriel Ruelas
Calvin Grove
Jeff Fenech
Jeff Fenech
Daniel Mustapha
Juan Laporte
Pernell Whitaker
Jim McDonnell
Mario Martínez
Sidnei Dal Rovere
Lupe Suarez
Mario Martínez
Marcos Villasana
Mauro Gutierrez
Aaron Duribe
Danilo Cabrera
Marcos Villasana
Pat Cowdell
Juvenal Ordenes
Wilfredo Gómez
Hector Cortez
Kabiru Akindele
Alberto Collazo
Alvin Fowler
Ricky Wallace
Irving Mitchell
Salvador Sánchez
Mukaila Bukare
Charm Chiteule
Kabiru Akindele
Brian Roberts
Miguel Ruiz
Don George
Aziza Bossou
Joe Skipper

Azumah Nelson Biography

Career Statistics

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  • Stopped in fifteen rounds by WBC Featherweight Champion Salvador Sanchez at Madison Square Garden on July 21, 1982. Nelson took the fight on short notice after Mario Miranda pulled out with an injury. Sanchez died in a car accident the following month.
  • Stopped Wilfredo Gomez in eleven rounds to win the WBC Featherweight Championship on December 8, 1984.
  • Defeated Mario Martinez by a twelve-round split decision to win the vacant WBC Super Featherweight Championship on February 29, 1988.
  • Challenged Pernell Whitaker for the WBC/IBF Lightweight Championship on May 19, 1990, and lost by a twelve-round unanimous decision.
  • Successfully defended the WBC Super Featherweight Championship with a controversial draw against Jeff Fenech on June 28, 1991.
  • Had a rematch with Jeff Fenech on March 1, 1992, and stopped him in eight rounds to retain the WBC Super Featherweight Championship. It was named The Ring Magazine Upset of the Year.
  • Lost the WBC Super Featherweight Championship to Jesse James Leija by a twelve-round unanimous decision on May 7, 1994.
  • Fought Jesse James Leija four times: Nelson was 1-2-1 against Leija.
  • Regained the WBC Super Featherweight Championship with a fifth-round TKO of Gabriel Ruelas on December 1, 1995. Nelson was named The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year fighter for 1995.
  • Nelson’s longtime trainer, Jose “Buffalo” Martin, was killed in a car accident on January 4, 1998.
  • Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • After a ten-year layoff, 49-year-old Nelson fought 44-year-old Jeff Fenech, who had not fought in twelve years, on June 24, 2008. Fenech won by a ten-round majority decision.
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Top 10 African Countries with the Most Beautiful Women 2021

In this article, Glusea brings to the top 10 African Countries With the Most Beautiful Women 2021. African women, black women or dark skin women are generally charming, beautiful and attractive.

Top 10 African Countries with the most beautiful women

In this article, Glusea brings to the top 10 African Countries with the most Beautiful Women 2021. African women, black women or dark skin women are generally charming, beautiful and attractive. This is to say every country in Africa is blessed with beautiful women. These women are blessed with good looks, adventurous, open minded and attractive. If you are looking for nations with women that give most men sleepless nights then read through as we bring to you the top 10 African countries with the most beautiful women 2021.

Top 10 African Countries with the most beautiful women 2021

Somalia

Somalia is the African country with the most beautiful women. Somalia is an Islamic country and most of the women are covered from heard to toe but if you happen to visit the East African Country, one thing that will stern you is the beauty of their women. Somali ladies are very attractive, curvy and well mannered.

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The country may have had several cases of instability, poverty, and some bad cultural practices, they have the most beautiful women in the African continent

Ethiopia

Another African country with the most beautiful women is Ethiopia. They are brave, charming and very attractive.

The ladies of Ethiopia charm foreign men with their rare beauty. These women differ from girls from other countries by their personal features.

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They are independent, hard-working, and strong. Ethiopian women are religious and modest. These peculiarities are perfectly combined with the adorable appearance of girls from Ethiopia.

Egypt

Top 10 African Countries with the most beautiful women 2021 list would not be complete without the mentioning of Egyptian women. though an Islamic country and the. women are often seen covered from head to toe, Egypt has some of the most gorgeous women in Africa.

Egyptian women are among the Top 10 African Countries with the most beautiful women
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Since the ancient times, Egyptian women learn to take care of their looks.

South Africa

If you happen to visit South Africa, their women would provide you the through definition of beauty. South African women will feed your fantasies with their stunning looks.

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South Africa is home to people from different races; African, Afrikaans, Asians etc. This provides a rainbow of colour for the people. South African women are well cultured, respectful and good looking. This makes the nation one of the top 10 African countries with the most beautiful women.

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Ghana

Among the list of the African countries with the most beautiful women is Ghana. Ghanaian women are well known to have charming looks, independence and essentially outgoing.

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Those from the Southern part of the country are easy going, entertaining and hardworking.

Cameroon

Beauty is dynamic, Cameroon women takes the idea of beauty to the next level with their natural hair styles, charming body and strong sense of humor.

Women in Cameroon are not only known for their beauty, but their rich cultural and mixed ethnicity.

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Nigeria

If you happen to visit some of the largest cities in Nigeria, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, you would see a lot of beautiful ladies flaunting the streets of the west African nation.

Nigerian women are very industrious, curvy, and open minded.

If you have an intention to date a Nigeria woman, then you have to be a hardworking man. Nigerian women are very strong and hard working. It takes a lot to take care of them though.

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Tanzania

Tanzanian women are well known for their tall stature, dark skin, high cheek bones and a shinning glowing skin tone. The South East African nation is blessed with some of the most beautiful women in the African continent.

Their breathtaking looks coupled with their captivating physical features makes if more difficult to resist women from Tanzania as a man.

Eswatini

Take a visit to the Kingdom of Swaziland and you will understand why their King is married to 15 wives (lol).

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The rich cultural heritage of Swaziland including; dresses, dance etc makes the women super charming.

Kenya

Number 10 of our list of the top 10 African Countries with the most beautiful women is Kenya.

The post colonial Kenyan women and very industrious, gorgeous and have a good sense of fashion.

If you are looking for dark skin women that glows, Kenyan women have got it. Women in Kenya are curvy, open minded and adventurous.

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