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High-profile personalities to attend Azumah Nelson Fight Night

By Haruna Mubarak
 Azumah Nelson
Azumah Nelson

Top class personalities are expected to attend the 60th birthday anniversary of Boxing legend, Azumah Nelson this weekend.

Azumah Nelson turned 60 on Thursday, 19th July 2018.

The Mamprobi born boxer is arguably in Ghana's history the greatest boxer ever.

The World Boxing Council (WBC) will award the three-time world boxing champion on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

Azumah Nelson holds a record of 39 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, with 28 knockout wins.

The legendary boxer is currently the 17th greatest pound for pound boxer of all time in Boxrec's ranking, he held the WBC featherweight title once and the WBC super featherweight title twice. 

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Top class personalities including the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, former black stars skipper Stephen Appiah, former Olympique Marseille attacker Abedi Pele are expected to attend the occasion.