Boxing, and in Lusaka Ghana's Azumah Nelson retained his African and Commonwealth Featherweight title when he stopped charm Chiteule on Sunday (28 February).
GV Azumah Nelson (with red stripe down side of shorts) slowly moves in on Charm Chiteule.
GV Crowd watching.
GV Tenth round: Nelson moves in on Chiteule and knocks him down. Chiteule gets up on count of nine. Nelson moves in with flurry of punches and knocks Chiteule onto the corner post. The referee stops the fight.
GV Nelson walks proudly round ring as his supporters invade it, jumping for joy, then lifts him up.
GV Chiteule being attended by seconds.
GV Nelson being carried around the ring.
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Background: Boxing, and in Lusaka Ghana's Azumah Nelson retained his African and Commonwealth Featherweight title when he stopped charm Chiteule on Sunday (28 February). Nelson won by a technical knock-out against Chiteule in the 10th round of the scheduled 15-round fight. The end for the Zambian challenger came shortly after he'd been down for a court of nine. A further flurry of punches from Nelson knocked Chiteule into a corner post, and the referee stepped into stop the contest.