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Azumah Nelson honoured at 55th WBC Convention

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Ghanaian boxing legend, “The Professor” Azumah Nelson was honoured with the WBC Champion Award at the 55th World Boxing Council (WBC) Convention in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday. The event brought together close to 500 delegates from the 164 countries which make up the WBC and it looked to discuss important issues related to boxing at the global level. The WBC ...

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“Current group of boxers lack resilience”- Azumah Nelson

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Former World Super Featherweight champion, Azumah Nelson, says that the lack of resilience and initiative is keeping a lot of young boxers from breaking through to the big time. The nation has not had a world champion since 2011 when Joseph Agbeko held the IBF Bantamweight title but the likes of Isaac Dogboe and Richard Commey have shown promise to ...

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Masters Okeley Frank Tetteh, Bismark Boakye win Azumah Nelson Foundation scholarship

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Masters Okeley Tetteh Frank and Bismark Boakye of Presbyterian Boys-Legon and Adisadel College respectively won the Azumah Nelson Foundation educational scholarship. Master Tetteh Frank, a form two student of Presec-Legon was adjudged the best during Azumah’s youth empowerment tour in the Greater Accra Region on Thursday July 9 in front of his colleagues. Students drawn from Accra Academy, Accra Girls, ...

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Azumah Nelson gets GUBA Sporting Legend Award

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Former WBC featherweight champion Azumah Nelson was given the GUBA Sporting Legend Award at an awards ceremony held in London. The award was in recognition of Nelson’s outstanding boxing career that run from 1978 to 1998. Nelson won the featherweight title in 1984 and held it for three years. He moved up to the Super Featherweight division in 1988 and ...

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