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Johnny Nelson
Global ID623
sexmale
birthdate 1967-01-04
divisioncruiserweight
stancesouthpaw
height6′ 2½″   /   189cm
reach81″   /   206cm
US ID016875
aliasThe Entertainer
country United Kingdom
residenceSheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
birth placeSheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
birth nameIvanson Ranny Nelson
won 45 (KO 29) + lost 12 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 59
rounds boxed 415 KO% 49.15
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2005-11-26Vincenzo Cantatore30-3-1
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, ItalyWSD1212
referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr. | judge: Melvina Lathan 116-111 | judge: Larry Hazzard Jr. 115-112 | judge: Joachim Jacobsen 112-115
WBO World cruiserweight title (supervisor: Edoardo Ceccoli)
Nelson down in the 9th.
2004-09-04Ruediger May39-2-3
Grugahalle, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyWTKO712
time: 2:29 | referee: Axel Zielke | judge: Harold Gomes | judge: Chuck Giampa | judge: Andre Van Grootenbruel
WBO World cruiserweight title
2003-11-15Alexander Petkovic28-0-3
Oberfrankenhalle, Bayreuth, Bayern, GermanyWMD1212
referee: Genaro Rodriguez | judge: Manuel Maritxalar 115-113 | judge: Jose Hiram Rivera 115-113 | judge: Axel Zielke 114-114
WBO World cruiserweight title
2002-11-23Guillermo Jones29-2-1
Derby Storm Arena, Derby, Derbyshire, United KingdomDSD1212x3
referee: Paul Thomas | judge: Manuel Oliver Palomo 116-113 | judge: Frank Cairo 113-115 | judge: Larry Hazzard Jr. 114-114
WBO World cruiserweight title
2002-04-06Ezra Sellers24-4-0
Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen, DenmarkWKO812
time: 2:39 | referee: Andre Van Grootenbruel | judge: Frank Cairo | judge: Robin Dolpierre | judge: Torben Seemann Hansen
WBO World cruiserweight title
Nelson down in the 4th
2001-11-24Alexander Vasiliev15-8-1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: Mickey Vann | judge: Tony Walker 120-107 | judge: Reg Thompson 119-109 | judge: Karl Rogers 118-110
vacant World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) heavyweight title
Nelson was originally scheduled to defend his WBO Crusierweight title, but his opponent, Napoleon Tagoe, failed his pre-fight physical
2001-07-21Marcelo Fabian Dominguez32-3-1
Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: William Conners | judge: Luca Montella 117-110 | judge: Paul Thomas 117-110 | judge: Henk Adriaansen 119-108
WBO World cruiserweight title
Domínguez lost a point in the 6th for low blows
2001-01-27George Arias29-3-0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: William Conners | judge: Adelaide Triplett 120-108 | judge: Roy Francis 120-110 | judge: Manuel Oliver Palomo 119-110
WBO World cruiserweight title
2000-10-07Adam Watt14-2-0
Doncaster Dome, Doncaster, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO512x3
time: 2:12 | referee: Dave Parris | judge: Jerry Jakubco 39-37 | judge: Henk Adriaansen 40-37 | judge: Earl Jewell 39-37
WBO World cruiserweight title
2000-04-08Pietro Aurino17-0-0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWTKO712x3
time: 2:23 | referee: Paul Thomas | judge: Tom Miller 60-53 | judge: Joachim Jacobsen 58-55 | judge: Jerry Jakubco 60-53
WBO World cruiserweight title
1999-11-06Christophe Girard37-5-0
Kingsway Leisure Centre, Widnes, Cheshire, United KingdomWKO412x3
time: 2:34 | referee: Mickey Vann | judge: Jose Roberto Torres 29-28 | judge: Robert Byrd 30-27 | judge: Paul Thomas 30-28
WBO World cruiserweight title
1999-09-18Sione Asipeli15-1-2
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Michael Pernick 118-108 | judge: Dalby Shirley 119-107 | judge: Duane Ford 119-107
WBO World cruiserweight title
1999-08-07Willard Lewis16-0-1
Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham, Essex, United KingdomWTKO412x3
time: 3:00 | referee: Dave Parris | judge: Aubrey Rassie Erasmus 40-35 | judge: Ted Gimza 40-36 | judge: Mickey Vann 40-35
WBO World cruiserweight title
Corner retirement after the 4th round with Willard cut above both eyes. Judges cards correct at the time of the retirement.
1999-05-15Bruce Scott21-3-0
Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWUD1212x3
referee: John Coyle | judge: Roy Francis 117-111 | judge: John Stewart 119-108 | judge: Adelaide Triplett 118-109
WBO World cruiserweight title
1999-03-27Carl Thompson24-4-0
Derby Storm Arena, Derby, Derbyshire, United KingdomWTKO512x3
time: 1:42 | referee: Paul Thomas | judge: Bill Lerch 40-35 | judge: John Coyle 40-35 | judge: Manuel Oliver Palomo 39-36
WBO World cruiserweight title
Judges cards correct at the time of the stoppage.
1998-07-18Peter Oboh6-3-0
Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWRTD68x3
time: 3:00 | referee: Mickey Vann
Oboh retired at the end of the sixth with a damaged hand.
1997-10-11Dirk Wallyn27-2-2
Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO112x3
time: 1:13 | referee: Alfred Asaro | judge: Henk Meijers | judge: Roger Kreitz | judge: Jose Vilas Muller
EBU (European) cruiserweight title
1997-07-19Michael Murray15-13-0
The Arena, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS44x3
referee: Roy Francis 40-38
1997-02-22Patrice Aouissi18-2-0
Berck, Pas-de-Calais, FranceWKO712
judge: Henk Meijers
vacant EBU (European) cruiserweight title
1996-12-14Dennis Andries49-13-2
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO712x3
time: 1:50 | referee: John Keane
vacant BBBofC British cruiserweight title
1996-01-20Tony Booth18-32-6
Leisure Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWKO26x3
time: 2:07 | referee: Phil Moyse
1995-12-03Adilson Rodrigues63-5-0
Ginásio Carlos Nélson Bueno, Mogi Guacu, Sao Paulo, BrazilLUD1212
116-117 | 114-116 | 114-117
World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
1995-08-22Adilson Rodrigues60-5-0
Osasco, Sao Paulo, BrazilLPTS1212
World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
1994-11-05Nikolay Kulpin10-0-0
Provincial Stadium, Chiang Rai, ThailandWUD1212
World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
1994-04-05Henry Akinwande22-0-1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1993-11-19Jimmy Thunder17-4-0
Mt.Smart Supertop, Auckland, New ZealandWUD1212
115-114 | 115-112 | 119-111
World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
1993-10-01Franco Wanyama12-3-1
Waregem, West-Vlaanderen, BelgiumLDQ1012
referee: Marcel Roloux 87-85 | judge: Bob Logist 86-85 | judge: Daniel Van de Wiele 86-85
World Boxing Federation World cruiserweight title
1993-08-11Tom Collins26-21-2
Leisure Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWTKO112x3
World Boxing Federation World cruiserweight title
1993-04-30Dave Russell23-7-3
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO1112
vacant World Boxing Federation World cruiserweight title
1992-10-24Corrie Sanders16-0-0
Morula Sun Casino, Mabopane, North-West, South AfricaLUD1010
referee: Alfred Buqwana | 89-100 | 89-99 | 92-99
1992-08-14Norbert Ekassi14-4-1
Ajaccio, Corse-du-Sud, FranceLTKO38
referee: Francis Risani
1992-05-16James Warring13-1-0
Hugo's Nightclub, Bealton, Virginia, USALUD1212
referee: Chris Wollesen | judge: Jim Traylor 111-118 | judge: Vaughn LaPrade 108-120 | judge: John Witt 111-117
IBF World cruiserweight title
1991-03-12Yves Monsieur20-18-0
Leisure Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWTKO812x3
EBU (European) cruiserweight title
1990-12-14Markus Bott10-0-0
Europahalle, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyWTKO1212
vacant EBU (European) cruiserweight title
Markus Bott tested positive for steroids
1990-09-05Andre Smith13-2-0
Conference Centre, Brighton, Sussex, United KingdomWPTS88x3
79½-77½
1990-06-27Arthur Weathers16-4-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO28x3
time: 0:25 | referee: Larry O'Connell
1990-03-28Lou Gent16-5-1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWKO412x3
time: 1:49 | referee: Adrian Morgan
BBBofC British cruiserweight title
1990-02-14Dino Homsey11-8-1
International Centre, Brentwood, Essex, United KingdomWTKO78x3
referee: Dave Parris
Homsey, down in first, was stopped on cuts
1990-01-27Carlos De Leon45-5-0
City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomDSD1212x3
referee: Bob Logist | judge: Giuseppe Ferrari 115-116 | judge: Ray Solis 115-115 | judge: Tony Castellano 117-111
WBC World cruiserweight title
1989-10-02Ian Bulloch10-2-1
Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshire, United KingdomWKO212x3
BBBofC British cruiserweight title
1989-05-21Andy Straughn17-4-2
Majestic Ballroom, Finsbury Park, London, United KingdomWTKO812x3
BBBofC British cruiserweight title
1989-04-04Steve Mormino12-12-2
City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO28x3
time: 1:56 | referee: Mickey Vann
Fight stopped due to a closed left eye of Mormino.
1988-10-26Danny Lawford19-10-3
City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO210x3
time: 0:53 | referee: Mickey Vann
vacant BBBofC Central Area cruiserweight title
1988-08-31Andrew Gerrard11-27-4
Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1988-06-06Lennie Howard12-7-0
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWKO28x3
1988-05-04Crawford Ashley5-1-0
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
79-77½
1988-04-25Kenny Jones
New Montrose Club, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWKO18x3
1988-02-24Cordwell Hylton15-15-0
City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO18x3
1988-02-01Dennis Bailey4-3-0
Derngate Centre, Northampton, Northamptonshire, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1987-12-14Jon McBean1-0-0
Tower Ballroom, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1987-06-03Byron Pullen4-0-0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO38x3
1987-04-28Brian Schumacher8-0-0
North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax, Yorkshire, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1987-03-10Sean Daly6-2-1
Ritz Ballroom, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO18x3
time: 0:52 | referee: Phil Cowsill
Cut eye
1987-03-02Doug Young1-1-0
Ladbroke Mercury Hotel, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1987-01-19George Carmen7-9-1
NSC, Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1986-11-20Chris Little2-2-0
Quaffer's Club, Bredbury, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
referee: Ron Hackett 60-57
1986-10-03Magne Havnaa
Idraetshuset, Copenhagen, DenmarkLPTS44
1986-05-15Tommy Taylor11-0-1
Civic Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1986-03-18Peter Brown0-0-1
Westfield Country Club, Cottingham, Hull, Yorkshire, United KingdomLPTS66x3
Pro debut for Nelson

 
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