Battling Nelson

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1882 – 1954

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Who was Battling Nelson?

Oscar Math├Žus Nielsen, also known as Battling Nelson, was a Danish boxer who held the world lightweight championship on two separate occasions. He was nicknamed "the Durable Dane".

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Born
Jun 5, 1882
Copenhagen
Nationality
  • Denmark
Profession
Lived in
  • Copenhagen
Died
Feb 7, 1954
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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