One day like today, Azumah Nelson defeated Jesse James Leija
June 1st, 1996.- “Professor” Azumah Nelson, from Ghana, wrought ring vengeance on Jesse James Leija defeating him by TKO in round six. With this triumph he successfully defended the WBC super featherweight championship. The bout was at the Boulder Station Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Referee was Richard Steele. The Judges were Angel Luis Guzman, Jerry Roth and Richard James Davies.