Willie Nelson (boxer)

Willie Nelson (born April 20, 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a professional boxer. He holds the NABF Intercontinental Super Welterweight title. On June 19, 2010 Willie knocked out title contender Jesse Feliciano. Willie, also beat many top prospects, like Michael Medina by KO in the first round, and Virgin Island Famous John Jackson, Son of Julian Jackson. John Jackson lost to Jermell Charlo for WBC world title. Willie beat top Prospects Yudell Johnson, Luciano Cuello, and current top-ranked contender Tony Harrison who is a world title holder. Willie brought a vicious TKO in 9th round as Harrison failed to meet the 10 count. Harrison beat junior middleweight weight title holder Jermell Charllo, December 22, 2018.

Willie Nelson
Statistics
Real nameWillie Nelson
Nickname(s)The Great, Quiet Storm
Weight(s)Light-middleweight
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Reach77 in (197 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1987-04-20) April 20, 1987 (age 32)
Cleveland, Ohio
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights31
Wins27
Wins by KO17
Losses3
Draws1
No contests0

Willie took the world stage several times, and has had famous trainers like Jack Loew (Trainer of Champions) out of Youngstown, OH and his son John Loew, & the skilled John Hutter in his corner. Willie beat top-south paw contenders like Darryl Cunningham by KO in round 1.

Willie beat Luis Grajeda (previous WBC Fembox title holder) who knocked out Hector Camacho Jr in round 6, by unanimous decision.

Willie went the distance with current champs, and contenders like Demetrius Andrade (Former and Current WBO/WBA Champ), and Vanes Martirosyan. Willie fought to a decision against Vanes who is a World-title contender, and a loss in the 12th round by TKO to Andrade. Willie has not yet challenged for a world-title. Lou DiBella Entertainment Promotes as of December, 2018. human_id=356205&cat=boxer</ref>

Amateur careerEdit

Nelson as an amateur won a gold medal at the 2005 Tammer Tournament. Willie is a 2x National Amateur Gold Medalist. Willie had over 200 Amateur Victories, and many other awards through his amateur career. [1]

Pro careerEdit

On June 19, 2010 Willie knocked out title contender Jesse Feliciano.[2]

On June 11,2016, Willie lost to Demetrius Andrade, getting stopped in the 12th round.

ReferencesEdit

http://ringnews24.com/index.php/boxing-news/73969-willie-nelson-predicts-a-big-2013-as-he-prepares-to-challenge-mexicos-medina.html#axzz2LFOywqEo Boxrec.com

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