2001-07-21 Johnny Nelson w pts 12 Marcelo Dominguez, Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Sheffield, England - WBO

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2001-07-21 Johnny Nelson w pts 12 Marcelo Dominguez, Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Sheffield, England - WBO. Referee: Bill Connors. Scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, 119-108. Although the tough challenger caused Nelson (189¾) a few problems early on with his aggression and efforts to get inside, he was ultimately unable to find the punches that would count in his favour. In the sixth, a round he was actually winning, Dominguez (187½) was docked a point for repeated low blows and thereafter Nelson stepped up the pace to go well clear, banging in lefts and rights to leave the Argentinian gasping at times. Despite being apprehensive at times, Nelson was happy to outbox Dominguez after several heavy shots from both hands had failed to move him and it was another clear, if unexciting, win for him.