Some professions just run in a family and for the legendary Azumah Nelson, he gets to see his great legacy carried on as his son ventures into boxing.
Azumah Nelson Jr. takes on British boxer Oliver Duffy in an amateur boxing fight at the Bukom Boxing Emporium Saturday.
The fight is part of the fourth Azumah Nelson fight night series.
The legendary Ghanaian boxer spoke about what can be expected from his son when he takes to the ring.
“What you can expect from Junior is relive the way his father fought and he does same, but he is an up and coming boxer,” Azumah Nelson said on the sidelines of the launch of the Azumah Nelson Fight Night last Tuesday.” he said.
“At the amateur level, it’s not all about winning, but when you watch them, you look out for whether they can progress with the skills they have. I am training him to become a world champion like myself or better than me.” he added.
Nelson Jr. also spoke about his readiness for the bout.
“I am ready for the bout because I have been training for this since vacation. I have been training everyday with my dad because when I am on vacation, boxing is my job.”