Azumah Nelson

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Birthday
19, 1958
Birthplace
Ghana
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Ghana

About

Widely considered the greatest African boxer ever, he was a three-time world champion in two different weight classes.

Before Fame

He won a gold medal as an amateur at the 1978 Commonwealth Games and went 50-2 overall as an amateur.

Trivia

His longtime trainer was killed in a car accident in 1998, and Nelson never won another fight afterwards.

Family Life

His wife died from cancer in the 1990s.

Associated With

He lost a fight with lifelong rival Jeff Fenech in June, 2008.