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Azumah Nelson

W L D
39 6 2
28 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 47 rating
rounds 396 ranking
KOs 60%
 
global ID 440
aliasThe Professor
born 1958-07-19
debut1979-12-01 / age 21
divisionsuper featherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
reach
68″   /   173cm
residence
Accra, Ghana
birth place
Accra, Ghana

Career Record

47 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
152Jeff Fenech
28
3
1
151
 L 
MD10/10
Hisense Arena, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
referee: Malcolm Bulner   judge: Andrew Campbell 94-96, Aneeka Williams 94-96, Ignatius Missailidis 95-95
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132Jesse James Leija
36
3
2
134½
 L 
UD12/12
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
vacant International Boxing Association lightweight title
referee: Laurence Cole   judge: Gale E. Van Hoy 110-119, Gary Merritt 112-116, Harold Lederman 112-116
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129Genaro Hernandez
34
1
1
129¾
 L 
SD12/12
Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Laurence Cole   judge: Alfred Asaro 113-115, Richard James Davies 110-118, Gale E. Van Hoy 114-113
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130Jesse James Leija
30
2
2
130
 W  
TKO6/12
Boulder Station Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
time: 1:58   referee: Richard Steele   judge: Angel Luis Guzman 48-46, Jerry Roth 48-46, Richard James Davies 49-46
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130Gabriel Ruelas
41
2
0
130
 W  
TKO5/12
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
time: 1:20   referee: Marty Denkin   judge: Carol Castellano 38-36, Daniel Van de Wiele 39-35, Angel Luis Guzman 38-36
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129½Jesse James Leija
27
0
2
130
 L 
UD12/12
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Mitch Halpern   judge: Kamel Youssef 113-114, Jose Juan Guerra 110-117, Jerry Roth 109-117
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128½Jesse James Leija
26
0
1
129
 D 
PTS12/12
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Jerry McKenzie   judge: Laurence Cole 113-115, Keith Dadzie 118-112, Daniel Van de Wiele 115-115
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129Gabriel Ruelas
33
1
0
128
 W  
MD12/12
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Jose Guadalupe Garcia   judge: Tom Kaczmarek 115-114, Jose Medina Solares 115-115, Dae-Eun Chung 115-113
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129Calvin Grove
42
4
0
129
 W  
UD12/12
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Richard Steele   judge: Dave Brown 115-112, Keith MacDonald 114-113, Doug Tucker 116-111
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129Jeff Fenech
26
0
1
129
 W  
TKO8/12
Princes Park Football Ground, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
WBC World super featherweight title
1992 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine
time: 2:20   referee: Arthur Mercante   judge: Harry Gibbs 68-65, Tom Kaczmarek 66-66, Rudy Ortega 66-66
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129¾Jeff Fenech
25
0
0
128¾
 D 
SD12/12
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Joe Cortez   judge: Jerry Roth 113-115, Dave Moretti 114-114, Miguel Donate 116-112
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139Daniel Mustapha
1
2
0
142¼
 W  
KO4/0
Pabellón Príncipe Felipe, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
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129¼Juan Laporte
36
10
0
130
 W  
UD12/12
Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Malcolm Bulner   judge: Eddie Francis 116-113, Gus Mercurio 116-112, Herbert Minn 115-113
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134Pernell Whitaker
21
1
0
135
 L 
UD12/12
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World lightweight title
IBF World lightweight title
Whitaker has a point deducted in the 12th round
referee: Mills Lane   judge: Harry Gibbs 114-116, Sid Nathan 113-115, Dalby Shirley 111-116
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130Jim McDonnell
26
1
0
130
 W  
TKO12/12
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
WBC World super featherweight title
McDonnell down four times.
referee: Joe Cortez   judge: Franz MartiTom KaczmarekTony Castellano
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129Mario Martinez
47
4
2
129
 W  
TKO12/12
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
time: 1:18   referee: Carlos Padilla   judge: Miguel Donate 108-101, Dave Moretti 109-100, Ladislao Sanchez 107-103
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128Sidnei Dal Rovere
17
0
0
129½
 W  
KO3/12
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
WBC World super featherweight title
time: 2:04   referee: Rudy Ortega   judge: Rolando BarrovecchioKamel Youssef
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129¼Lupe Suarez
24
1
0
130
 W  
TKO9/12
Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
WBC World super featherweight title
time: 0:27   referee: Tony Perez   judge: Ray Solis 77-76, Ismael Quinones Falu 77-76, Tom Kaczmarek 76-76
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129½Mario Martinez
46
3
2
129
 W  
SD12/12
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
vacant WBC World super featherweight title
referee: Rudy Jordan   judge: Rudy Ortega 115-113, Terry Smith 115-113, Marty Sammon 113-114
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125½Marcos Villasana
48
5
2
126
 W  
UD12/12
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
WBC World featherweight title
referee: John Thomas   judge: Harry Gibbs 117-111, Chuck Hassett 118-108, Rudy Ortega 117-110
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124½Mauro Gutierrez
35
6
4
126
 W  
KO6/12
Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBC World featherweight title
time: 0:33   referee: Davey Pearl   judge: Marty Sammon 48-47, Keith MacDonald 48-47, Tony Perez 48-47
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130Aaron Duribe
1
0
0
133
 W  
KO6/10
Accra, Ghana
 W  
KO
6/10

Accra, Ghana
Duribe down twice in the sixth.
time: 2:58   referee: Christian Allen
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125½Danilo Cabrera
23
3
0
125
 W  
TKO10/12
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
WBC World featherweight title
time: 2:31   referee: Jesus Torres   judge: Lou Filippo 88-82, Jose Juan Guerra 88-82, Dave Moretti 89-82
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125½Marcos Villasana
46
4
1
125½
 W  
MD12/12
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
WBC World featherweight title
referee: John Thomas   judge: James Jen Kin 114-114, Rudy Ortega 116-113, Lou Filippo 116-112
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125¼Pat Cowdell
30
3
0
125
 W  
KO1/12
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
WBC World featherweight title
time: 2:24   referee: Octavio Meyran   judge: Harry GibbsRoy AnkarahRichard Steele
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126Juvenal Ordenes
36
1
0
126
 W  
TKO5/12
Tamiani Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
WBC World featherweight title
time: 2:45   referee: Steve Crosson   judge: Dick Cole 39-37, Arlen Bynum 39-37, Ismael Quinones Falu 39-37
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125½Wilfredo Gomez
41
1
1
125½
 W  
KO11/12
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
WBC World featherweight title
time: 2:58   referee: Octavio Meyran   judge: Dick Young 95-96, Marcello Bertini 93-97, Mike Jacobs 95-95
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127½Hector Cortez
38
13
3
126½
 W  
UD10/10
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
referee: Richard Steele   judge: Dave Moretti 97-93, Dalby Shirley 97-93, Hal Miller 98-92
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125½Kabiru Akindele
2
3
0
124½
 W  
KO9/15
National Stadium, Lagos, Nigeria
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
time: 2:11   referee: Charles Boston
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127½Alberto Collazo
19
8
1
128
 W  
TKO2/10
Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA
time: 1:40   referee: Pete Rademacher
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126¾Alvin Fowler
12
16
1
 W  
TKO2/10
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
time: 0:41   referee: Richard Steele
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126Ricky Wallace
10
2
2
 W  
UD10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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126Irving Mitchell
16
0
0
126
 W  
TKO5/10
Great Gorge Resort, McAfee, New Jersey, USA
time: 2:24   referee: Larry Hazzard   judge: John StewartTom Kaczmarek
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124Salvador Sanchez
43
1
1
126
 L 
TKO15/15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
WBC World featherweight title
Sanchez died in a car crash shortly after this fight.
time: 1:49   referee: Tony Perez   judge: Tony Castellano 131-135, Al Reid 133-132, Artie Aidala 131-134
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126½Mukaila Bukaredebut
128½
 W  
TKO6/10
Accra, Ghana
 W  
TKO
6/10

Accra, Ghana
time: 1:33   referee: David Storey
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125¼Charm Chiteule
25
1
0
125¾
 W  
TKO10/15
Woodlands Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
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125Kabiru Akindele
2
0
0
124½
 W  
KO6/15
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
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124Brian Roberts
35
14
6
124
 W  
TKO5/15
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
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126Miguel Ruiz
4
13
1
131
 W  
TKO3/0
Bakersfield, California, USA
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125Don George
6
2
1
125
 W  
KO5/10
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
time: 0:54   referee: Roy Ankrah
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126Aziza Bossou
4
2
2
132
 W  
PTS10/10
Stade General Eyadema, Lome, Togo
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124Joe Skipper
1
2
0
126
 W  
TKO10/12
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
African Boxing Union featherweight title
Skipper down in the seventh and twice in the tenth before the bout was stopped. Skipper had a listed record of 33-3 (14KOs) entering the bout.
time: 2:33   referee: Robert Cofie
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124David Capo
2
3
1
123
 W  
PTS10/10
Accra, Ghana
 W  
PTS
10/10

Accra, Ghana
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124Henry Optokidebut
122
 W  
KO8/12
Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra, Ghana
Ghanaian featherweight title
Optoki down twice in the eighth, the second time for the full count.
time: 1:11   referee: Robert Cofie
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123Henry Saddler
2
3
0
126
 W  
KO9/12
Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra, Ghana
Ghanaian featherweight title
referee: Col. Allen C. Figaro
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123Nii Nuerdebut
122
 W  
KO3/8
Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra, Ghana
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122Billy Kwamedebut
123
 W  
PTS6/6
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
Pro debut for Nelson Boxing News 1 February 1980 p14
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