Demetrius Andrade vs. Willie Nelson Full fight Replay, Result, Recap – June 11, 2016 venue @ Turning Stone Resort, Verona, NY, USA.
Former junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade, who was stripped of his belt because of inactivity and has fought just once since June 2014, is aiming to reintroduce himself to the boxing public when he takes on contender Willie Nelson in a world title elimination bout June 11.
The fight, which will be part of a Showtime-televised tripleheader (9 p.m. ET) at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, will put the winner in position to challenge the winner of the vacant title bout between Jermell Charlo (27-0, 12 KOs) and John Jackson (20-2, 15 KOs), who meet May 21 in Las Vegas.
Full Fight Recap and Result
—– Andrade dropped Nelson in the 12th with a right hand. Referee Dick Pakozdi then stopped the fight at 1:38 of the round. Andrade knocked Nelson down twice in the 12th, once in the 11th and another time in the 1st. With this win, Andrade is now the WBC 154 mandatory challenger to WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo.