Home Boxing TGT Fight of the Day: Salvador Sanchez vs. Azumah Nelson BoxingHistoryVideo TGT Fight of the Day: Salvador Sanchez vs. Azumah Nelson July 21, 1982 By Jeremiah Preisser - January 4, 2020 Facebook Twitter ReddIt Tumblr Pinterest Linkedin Email NEW YORK - JULY 21, 1982: Salvador Sanchez (L) throws a punch against Azumah Nelson during the fight at Madison Square Garden on July 21, 1982 in New York, New York. Salvador Sanchez won the WBC featherweight title. Sanchez died in a car crash shortly after this fight. (Photo by: The Ring Magazine via Getty Images) Sanchez halts a game but green Nelson in a highly-skilled scrap. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Mixed Martial Mindset: Tyson Vs Jones What Really Went Down Part One: The Greatest Defensive Fighters Ever–Willie Pep Dubois vs. Joyce: Who Will Be Standing When The (Big) Smoke Clears? Rope a Dope Radio:Dubois vs. Joyce Predictions! Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr: REAL or FUGAZI?????? How Norwegian Cecilia Braekhus and Irish Katie Taylor impact women’s boxing? Rope A Dope: Crawford Takes Out Brook & The Delay Debacle! Canelo’s Back!