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Johnny Nelson boxer

Johnny Nelson image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 2½″/189cm
Reach 81″/206cm
Debut 1986-03-18
Born 1967-01-04
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
bouts
59
won
45
lost
12
draw
2
bouts
59
won
45
lost
12
draw
2
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 2½″/189cm
Reach 81″/206cm
Debut 1986-03-18
Born 1967-01-04
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Ivanson Ranny "Johnny" Nelson (born 4 January 1967) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1986 to 2005. He is currently the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, having held the WBO title from 1999 to 2005, making thirteen successful defences, a record shared with Marco Huck. Nelson also held the British cruiserweight title twice between 1989 and 1997, and the European cruiserweight title twice between 1990 and 1998.

Ivanson Ranny "Johnny" Nelson (born 4 January 1967) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1986 to 2005. He is currently the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, having held the WBO title from 1999 to 2005, making thirteen successful defences, a record shared with Marco Huck. Nelson also held the British cruiserweight title twice between 1989 and 1997, and the European cruiserweight title twice between 1990 and 1998.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 26, 2005 Vincenzo Cantatore WLWWDW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 4, 2004 Ruediger May WWWDWD Grugahalle, Essen World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 2003 Alexander Petkovic DWWWWW Oberfrankenhalle, Bayreuth World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Majority decision
Nov. 23, 2002 Guillermo Jones WWWWWW Derby Storm Arena, Derby World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

DRAW
Split-decision
April 6, 2002 Ezra Sellers WWWLWW Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 24, 2001 Alexander Vasiliev WWLWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green vacant World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 21, 2001 Marcelo Fabian Dominguez WWWWWW Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 27, 2001 George Arias WWWWWL York Hall, Bethnal Green World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 7, 2000 Adam Watt WWWWWW Doncaster Dome, Doncaster World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 2000 Pietro Aurino WWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 6, 1999 Christophe Girard WWWWLW Kingsway Leisure Centre, Widnes World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 18, 1999 Sione Asipeli WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 7, 1999 Willard Lewis WWWWWD Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Corner retirement
May 15, 1999 Bruce Scott WLWLWW Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1999 Carl Thompson WWWWWW Derby Storm Arena, Derby World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 18, 1998 Peter Oboh WWLWLL Sheffield Arena, Sheffield WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 11, 1997 Dirk Wallyn LWWWWD Sheffield Arena, Sheffield EBU European Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1997 Michael Murray WWLLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1997 Patrice Aouissi WWLWLW Berck-sur-Mer vacant EBU European Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1996 Dennis Andries WWWLWL Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield vacant BBBofC British Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 20, 1996 Tony Booth LLWLLL Mansfield Leisure Centre, Mansfield WIN
KO
Dec. 3, 1995 Adilson Rodrigues LWWWWW Ginásio Carlos Nélson Bueno, Mogi Guacu World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 22, 1995 Adilson Rodrigues WWWLWW Ginásio Esportivo Profesor José Liberatti, Osasco World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 5, 1994 Nikolay Kulpin WWWWWW Provincial Stadium, Chiang Rai World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 5, 1994 Henry Akinwande WDWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green LOSS
Points
Nov. 19, 1993 James Thunder WWLWWW Mt.Smart Supertop, Auckland World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 1, 1993 Franco Wanyama LWWWWW Waregem World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

LOSS
DQ
Aug. 11, 1993 Tom Collins WLLLDL Mansfield Leisure Centre, Mansfield WIN
Technical knockout
April 30, 1993 Dave Russell LWWWWW Festival Hall, Melbourne vacant World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 24, 1992 Corrie Sanders WWWWWW Morula Sun Casino, Mabopane LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 14, 1992 Norbert Ekassi WWWWWW Ajaccio LOSS
Technical knockout
May 16, 1992 James Warring WWWWWW Hugo's Nightclub, Bealton International Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 12, 1991 Yves Monsieur LLLWWW Mansfield Leisure Centre, Mansfield EBU European Cruiserweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 14, 1990 Markus Bott WWWWWW Europahalle, Karlsruhe vacant EBU European Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 5, 1990 Andre Smith WWWWLW Conference Centre, Brighton WIN
Points
June 27, 1990 Arthur Weathers WWWWWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
March 28, 1990 Lou Gent LWLWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green BBBofC British Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 14, 1990 Dino Homsey WWWLLL Brentwood Centre, Brentwood WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1990 Carlos De Leon WWWWLW City Hall, Sheffield World Boxing Council World Cruiserweight

DRAW
Split-decision
Oct. 2, 1989 Ian Bulloch WWLDLW Victoria Hall, Hanley BBBofC British Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
May 21, 1989 Andy Straughn WWLLWW Supertent, Finsbury Park BBBofC British Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
April 4, 1989 Steve Mormino LLLWLL City Hall, Sheffield WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 26, 1988 Danny Lawford WWLLWL City Hall, Sheffield vacant BBBofC Central Area Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 31, 1988 Andrew Gerrard WLLDLL Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
June 6, 1988 Lennie Howard LLLWWW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
KO
May 4, 1988 Crawford Ashley WWLWWW Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull WIN
Points
April 25, 1988 Kenny Jones New Montrose Club, Liverpool WIN
KO
Feb. 24, 1988 Cordwell Hylton LLLWLL City Hall, Sheffield WIN
KO
Feb. 1, 1988 Dennis Bailey WWWLLL Derngate Centre, Northampton LOSS
Points
Dec. 14, 1987 Jon McBean W Tower Ballroom, Edgbaston, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1987 Byron Pullen WWWW Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
April 28, 1987 Brian Schumacher WWWWWW North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax LOSS
Points
March 10, 1987 Sean Daly WWLWWW Ritz Ballroom, Manchester WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1987 Doug Young LW Ladbroke Mercury Hotel, Huddersfield WIN
Points
Jan. 19, 1987 George Carmen LWWLLW NSC, Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Points
Nov. 20, 1986 Chris Little LWLW Quaffer's Club, Bredbury WIN
Points
Oct. 3, 1986 Magne Havnaa Idraetshuset, Copenhagen LOSS
Points
May 15, 1986 Tommy Taylor WDWWWW Civic Hall, Dudley LOSS
Points
March 18, 1986 Peter Brown D Westfield Country Club, Cottingham, Hull LOSS
Points