On this Date in Fistiana...
Azumah Nelson vs. Gabriel Ruelas
On this day in fistiana, in front of 130 thousand fans in Azteca Stadium, Mexico City--the second largest stadium in the world at the time--Gabriel Ruelas and Azumah Nelson met for Azumah's WBC super featherweight title. Ruelas mounted a serious challenge to The Professor but Nelson came away with a Majority Decision victory after 12 rounds. This bout was on the undercard of Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Greg Haugen.