Willie Nelson started off his pro career aged 19 and currently has a record of 25-3-1. Nelson now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 29 fights. Nelson's longest KO streak is 2 fights long out of his 29 career fights.
In May 2006 Nelson faced Diego Villalba in his debut bout over 4 rounds, but only 3 were needed as Nelson became the quickest person ever to stop Villalba via a 3 round TKO victory. Nelson continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 15 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Chris Gray, Robert Jones and Jesse Feliciano followed including 2 times in 2006, 3 times in 2007 and 10 times through 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Nelson lost to Vincent Arroyo in his next fight. Taking place on April 8th, 2011, Nelson's career record after this fight stood at 16-1-1. On April 8th, 2011, Nelson took on and was defeated over the distance by Vincent Arroyo in his first career defeat. Nelson lost via MD in a valiant effort. Nelson took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Brad Jackson and Yudel Jhonson.
Nelson went into his next career fight with a record of 18-1-1 and took this to 19 wins with a win against John Jackson on September 15th, 2012. Showing his class against Jackson, Nelson was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Nelson continued his success in the next 5 fights taking his record to 23 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws.
On July 11th, 2015, Nelson went into action again and beat Tony Harrison taking the winning record to 24 wins. Harrison was a worthy challenger but Nelson was too much and became the first person to stop Harrison via TKO during round 9.
Nelson entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 24-2-1 and took this to 25 wins with a win against Jonathan Batista on March 25th, 2016 via KO. Becoming the 4th fighter to stop Batista in his career, Nelson beat Batista via KO in the 2nd round of a 10 round fight.
On June 11th, 2016, Nelson took on and was defeated by Demetrius Andrade meaning his career tally went to 25-3-1 Nelson's 29 fight experience wasn't enough to prepare him for his most recent outing, Andrade outclassed Nelson from the start and became the first to stop Nelson in round 12 of 12 via TKO. Nelson looks to move on and rebuild from here.