Flashback: Whitaker wins Azumah Nelson on unanimous decision

On this day 19 May 1990 (exactly 30 years ago today) Ghana’s Azumah Nelson tried to join the exclusive group of three-division world champion boxers challenging world lightweight champion Pernell Whitaker, but he was handed his second career loss when Whitaker won a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the title.

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