Salvador Sanchez vs. Azumah Nelson

By Boxing News on November 30, 2013
Salvador Sanchez vs. Azumah Nelson
It was give and take, take and give, with each fighter dishing out and absorbing punches.

Salvador Sanchez vs. Azumah Nelson at Madison Square Garden on July 21, 1982, was a bona fide barnburner. The 24-year-old Nelson was a little-known, last minute substitute from Ghana, going up against of the great fighters of his era, and he made the most of the opportunity. Nelson came out strong, jabbing and hooking his more experienced opponent. Sanchez came back in the middle rounds and dropped the young Ghanaian. Then it was give and take, take and give, each fighter dishing and absorbing punches, until the fight’s dramatic conclusion…

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