Friday, February 20, 2015

February 20, 1993 Azumah Nelson vs. Gabriel Ruelas

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.

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