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RingTv image Q&A: Willie Nelson

Q&A: Willie Nelson

Like most people you probably did a double-take when you saw the name, but Willie Nelson is a rising force in the 154-pound division and he has his eye on the top players.

RingTv image Nelson hopes he’s harder to avoid after HBO debut

Nelson hopes he’s harder to avoid after HBO debut

Standing nearly 6-foot-4 with a light heavyweight wingspan, junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson knows that the stars of the 154-pound division aren’t eager to face him, but he’s hopeful a good showing against Luciano Cuello on HBO will lead to bigger fights.

RingTv image Video: DiBella talks up 154-pound hitman Willie Nelson

Video: DiBella talks up 154-pound hitman Willie Nelson

Promoter Lou DiBella held court with the media after his junior middleweight prospect Willie Nelson scored an impressive first-round KO of Michael Medina on ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights. DiBella says Nelson would KO Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Austin Trout and Keith Thurman.