Australian boxing nice Jeff Fenech has been awarded a fourth world title 30 years after having the belt robbed from him by dodgy judges playing cards.
The boxing world was shocked in 1991 when Fenech appeared to have triumphed over Ghanaian fighter Azumah Nelson in Las Vegas, just for the scorecards to return again as a cut up draw.
It was 9 months later when the pair met once more and the Aussie suffered the primary lack of his profession, Nelson profitable through a stoppage.
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The ache has caught with Fenech for the final 30 years however on Tuesday he was rightfully handed the belt which eluded him.
The now-58-year-old was known as on stage at a World Boxing Council occasion in Mexico and handed the super-featherweight title formally.
“All of the ring officers from everywhere in the world rating the bout in favour of Jeff Fenech,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaimán mentioned.
“The WBC board of governors approve the movement to crown Jeff Fenech to turn out to be a four-time world champion.”
On the time of the 1991 theft Fenech had already gained the bantamweight, super-bantamweight, and featherweight world titles.
Tuesday’s announcement makes him a four-time world champion.
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