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Old 01-30-2013, 12:25 PM
 
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Despite having beaten my fellow countryman (Wilfredo "Bazooka" Gómez) in a 15 Round War, Azumah Nelson was and will forever remain one of my favorite and most liked Boxing Champions. In an often brutal sport like Boxing, Azumah Nelson brought a sense of class and even elegance into the ring. What a glorious Champion and Human Being.

But, this is not an article strictly about Azumah Nelson. This is about a community, it's people, their culture, nature vs nurture, the fighters it's produced, and - of all things - genetics!

BBC News - Bukom: Why an Accra suburb produces champion boxers
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:47 PM
 
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Azumah Nelson - one of my all-time favorites as well.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:16 AM
 
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A great boxer.
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Old 06-16-2015, 05:27 PM
 
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I watched a documentary on this subject. Great stories, though I hear that Bukom is far from a safe place to visit.
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