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Promising Ghanaian Boxer Forces Himself Into the Conversation Against One of the True Greats (Wilfredo Gomez vs. Azumah Nelson)

DON’S COLLECTION 📚🗃️

(Memorabilia photo collected by Don Ankofski)

On this day, 🗓️December 8th, 1984, Hall-of-Fame standouts 👑🇵🇷Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez, and 👑🇬🇭Azumah Nelson squared off in San Juan, Puerto Rico with the World WBC Featherweight title on the line. Coming into this bout, Gomez was the Champion, while “Zoom” would have his second crack at the WBC title, after losing the first time around to late-great legend 👑🇲🇽Salvador Sanchez, though his performance did officially put Nelson on the map. Continue reading “Promising Ghanaian Boxer Forces Himself Into the Conversation Against One of the True Greats (Wilfredo Gomez vs. Azumah Nelson)”