100 pesos on Nelson. by Onetimeonly » 30 Mar 2020, 22:50, Post Chavez would, to prove that chavez can beat fighter with great stamina look at the 1st meldrick taylor fight. who would have won in their primes at 130? However, Chavez had not previously experience how was it to lose inside the ring. How is Cassius Clay greatest of all time if got Parkinsons? How could Chavez have ducked Nelson when Nelson was NEVER in the same weight class as Chavez at the same time? Still have questions? … both great champions nelson was at his peak at 126/130 while chavez peaked later at 135/140 . When JC was a Superfeather AND Lightweight champ Nelson was only a Feather. Azumah Nelson first caught my attention when he took then defending world featherweight king Salvador Sanchez almost the full 15 round distance before losing by last round, last minute TKO in 1982, At that time, he was only in his 14th professional fight while it proved to be Sanchez's last fight and title defense as he was killed in a car accident shortly. I don't think he was faster. Do you think there might be a KO or a stoppage in the Lomachenko fight tonight? Nelson would become featherweight champion in 1984 by beating another legend, Wilfredo Gomez by 11th round KO. Answer Save. Julio césar chavez en 1987 je crois avait laisser son titre wbc des super plume Ce titre avait été vacant en 1988 et c était azumah nelson qu' il avait gagné en battant mario martinez cette même année. Not impossible by any stretch, pretty unlikely. Chavez was great at beating one dimensional fighters. Exactly the same as when Chavez fought Whitaker(ignore the decision). if they had met before jcc moved up to 135 pounds, then i see chavez pulling out a narrow win. Nelson may have beaten Sanchez in a rematch, but Sanchez in my honest opinion was not as good(nor as big and strong) as Chavez. You may change your opinion on who was the better boxer between JC & SS. Nelson was a great fighter, but a really hard shot could put him on his back foot and playing defense for a couple rds, he'd have his moments scoring with combinations, but JCC pressure and body punching would win the day. You can look on Boxrec for validation. But if a guy could box a little, he had trouble. Favourite answer. Great match-up. I feel in 1986-87 both fighters were at their peak. You can find it on the internet for validation. I dont see either man getting the KO but I could picture nelson tiring more at the end and Chavez working like a maniac to get a unanimous decision. In his career, he beat two future Hall-of-Famers: Wilfredo Gomez, and Azumah Nelson. Chavez and Nelson both were pressure fighters/swarmers, with Chavez being the more technical of the two with the better chin. If you truely believe that then it only goes to expose your complete lack of understanding of boxing. Fact#3-Ruben Castillo, who fought both Sanchez and Chavez in their prime, said that,"Chavez would knock Sanchez the **** out, bro.". There was no real war as promised in Usyk vs Chisora, right? Who was better in their prime, Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield? Probably a draw. it seems to me that chavez ducked nelson. 9 years ago. Discussion in 'Mythical Matchups' started by whiskey, Jan 26, 2010. whiskey Czarcasm. but i still go for chavez to take a split decision. whiskey, Jan 26, 2010 #1. cdogg187 GLADYS. Would you like to see AJ fight Fury and the winner to fight Usyk for the undisputed title? He was the perfect storm and was probably the most avoided champion since Sonny Liston. Chavez by about 3 pts. Post by Nile4000 » 01 Apr 2020, 15:15. by Seamus » 01 Apr 2020, 13:05, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. Top. After getting banged out early in his career against Salvador Sanchez, azumah was undefeated for something like 8 years before Whitaker, even beating wilfredo Gomez by KO which I found surprising. It'd be a legendary fight had it took place. Get answers by asking now. it seems to me that chavez ducked nelson. Given this background, it could be concluded that Azumah could match Chavez in ring credentials and fighting prowess at 130 lbs. IF he comes less than that, it could be a nightmare for him. both great champions nelson was at his peak at 126/130 while chavez peaked later at 135/140. Rozpoczął karierę boksera zawodowego w 1980. by zuru » 30 Mar 2020, 20:21, Post Post There was no real war as promised in Usyk vs Chisora, right? Do you think Usyk will have the natural power to hurt the top heavyweights? Chavez. Azumah Nelson era un maestro del buen boxeo, pero realmente creo que no hubiera tenido posiblidad ante Julio Cesar Chavez, ya que Chavez como boxeador era muy incisivo de volada buscaba como resolver la pelea, incluso Azumah fue noqueado por Salvador Sanchez en su ultima pelea y aunque hayan sido un poco de distinto tiempo, Chavez fijate hasta cuando perdio lo invicto, realmente no se … Chavez never had trouble with aggressive fighters like Nelson . 100 pesos on Nelson. Do you think Usyk will have the natural power to hurt the top heavyweights? I see a 9-3 type decision. Relevance. Do you think there might be a KO or a stoppage in the Lomachenko fight tonight? He was a great fighter, an even better champion, and a very devestating puncher. … by elmersalsa » 31 Mar 2020, 20:01, Post Who was better in their prime, Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield? Azumah Nelson (born 19 July 1958) is a Ghanaian former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2008. He also challenged once for the unified WBC and IBF lightweight titles in 1990.