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1992-11-07 Azumah Nelson w pts 12 Calvin Grove, Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Richard Steele. Scorecards: 115-112, 114-113, 116-111. Starting quickly and scoring an early knockdown with a countering right in the first round, Nelson (129) spent the next few sessions chasing his challenger, who danced away utilising the jab. By the eighth, however, Nelson started to get to Grove (129) and staggered the latter in the ninth and tenth with heavy blows to head and body. Although the American came back to take the 11th, Nelson’s strength and aggression saw him come on strong to take the 12th and the decision.   
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1992-11-07 [[Azumah Nelson]] w pts 12 [[Calvin Grove]], Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Richard Steele. Scorecards: 115-112, 114-113, 116-111. Starting quickly and scoring an early knockdown with a countering right in the first round, Nelson (129) spent the next few sessions chasing his challenger, who danced away while utilising the jab. By the eighth, however, Nelson started to get to Grove (129), staggering him in the ninth and tenth with heavy blows to head and body. Although the American came back to win the 11th, Nelson’s strength and aggression saw him come on strong to take the 12th along with the decision.   
  
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1992-11-07 Azumah Nelson w pts 12 Calvin Grove, Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Richard Steele. Scorecards: 115-112, 114-113, 116-111. Starting quickly and scoring an early knockdown with a countering right in the first round, Nelson (129) spent the next few sessions chasing his challenger, who danced away while utilising the jab. By the eighth, however, Nelson started to get to Grove (129), staggering him in the ninth and tenth with heavy blows to head and body. Although the American came back to win the 11th, Nelson’s strength and aggression saw him come on strong to take the 12th along with the decision.