Johnny Nelson is a former Cruiserweight Boxing World Champion.
Known as The Entertainer, Johnny Nelson’s incredible career spanned nearly 20 years.
Officially the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, Johnny held the WBO strap from 1999 to 2005 and made 13 successful defences.
Nelson also held the British Cruiserweight title twice between 1989 and 1997, and the European Cruiserweight title twice between 1990 and 1998.
Since retiring in 2006, Johnny has stayed at the forefront of boxing as a pundit and presenter for Sky Sports.
He has interviewed some of the biggest names in sport throughout his career including Mike Tyson, Anthony Joshua, Floyd Mayweather, Chris Eubank, Tony Bellew and Tyson Fury.
Outside of broadcasting, Johnny is a successful and engaging event host and guest speaker.
As a boxing after-dinner speaker, Johnny is a brilliant storyteller. From run in’s with Mike Tyson to the influence of his mentor and trainer Brendan Ingle, Johnny holds a room confidently.
Hosting Q&A’s and Awards, through to delivering motivational talks in schools, businesses and prisons nationwide, Johnny Nelson is compelling and his enthusiasm contagious.