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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.