Willie Nelson is a professional boxer who is currently holding the super welterweight title of the North American Boxing Federation Continental. While competing as a professional boxer, he was able to defeat top contenders including Michael Medina, Jesse Feliciano, and John Jackson as well as title-holder Tony Harrison.

The 6-foot-and-3-inch boxer comes with a 77-inch reach. He plays the orthodox stance and has an impressive professional boxing record of 27 wins and 3 losses. As an amateur, he won the gold medal two times in the National Amateur championships and another gold medal during the Tammer Tournament of 2005. He boasts of more than 200 victories in his amateur career.

Born 20 Apr 1987
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Quiet Storm/The Great

Nelson made his professional debut on May 19, 2006. During this fight, he defeated Diego Villalba by knockout. He also won all his fights from that moment on until 2011. This totaled 17 fights, which includes technical knockout wins over Frank Gil, David Placencia, and John Vaughan as well as Travis Hartman, Jesse Feliciano, and Quinton Whitaker. He also won by knockout Gustavo Mejia and Damon Antoine during this time. It was his fight with Jesse Feliciano in 2010 when he earned his first title. His first loss, on the other hand, happened on April 8, 2011, after being defeated by Vincent Arroyo.

After Nelson’s first loss in 2011, he managed to win his next seven fights. This happened between January 2012 and August 2014. During this time Nelson won by technical knockout over Brad Jackson, Michael Medina, and Daryl Cunningham. He also managed to win by unanimous decision over Yudel Johnson, John Jackson, and Luciano Leonel Cuello as well as Luis Grajeda.

From October 2014 until 2021, Nelson competed in 6 fights. He won four of these fights and lost in two. He won over Harrison, a titleholder, on July 11, 2015, by technical knockout. His two losses were with Vanes Martirosyan and Demetrius Andrade.

Boxing Record:

  • Total Fights: 31
  • Total Wins: 27
  • Wins by Knockout: 17
  • Wins by Decision: 10
  • Total Losses: 3
  • Draws: 1

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