Today In History Azumah Nelson defeats Hector Cortez in round 10 (Video)

The legendary Ghanaian boxer earned a round 10 victory over Hector Cortez on 9 March, 984.

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Exactly 34 years today Azumah Nelson defeated Hector Cortez via a unanimous decision at the Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Professor after the victory jetted off to Puerto Rico to stop  in round 11 Wilfredo Gomez to claim the WBC world featherweight title.

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Nelson rated as the greatest African boxer of all-time then defended the WBC belt for ten years, becoming the first boxer to achieve that feat.

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