- Former Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson has recounted making $ 1 million at just 23 years of age
- The renowned boxing icon stated that he did not mismanage the funds as he was all about putting smiles on the faces of other people
- Azumah was a two-weight world champion, having held the WBC featherweight title from 1984 to 1987 and the WBC super-featherweight title twice between 1988 and 1997
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Renowned but retired Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson has revealed in a recent interview that he was able to make a whopping $1 million when he was only 23 years old.
YEN.com.gh sighted the post on Pulse.com.gh who monitored the interview on the YLeaderboard series with Rev Erskine on YFM.
According to Azumah, he was a world champion at a young age and managed his own money without misusing it in any way.
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The respected boxing icon who is regarded as the greatest boxer from Africa said that he was actually not so much into the money as he was all about helping people.
“I was managing my own money at the age of 23 when I was world champion. I am not too much about money. Helping people is something that gives me joy. Even if you fight right now and earn $1 million, that’s a lot of money," Azumah says.
The former Ghanaian boxer reigned for more than a decade as a world boxing champion in the WBC featherweight and super featherweight divisions.
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He was a two-weight world champion, having held the WBC featherweight title from 1984 to 1987 and the WBC super-featherweight title twice between 1988 and 1997.
In a separate report, Ms Akilah Moore, a security officer and parent at Howard University Middle School of Math & Science in the United States has narrated her powerful grass-to-grace story.
The full inspirational story of the officer who turns out to be a single mother of three was sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of Unsung Heroes.
According to the hardworking mother, she dropped out of high school when she got pregnant with her first child and had to make ends meet for the child since the father had left.
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