Born in 1967, Ivanson Ranny 'Johnny' Nelson is a former professional boxer from Sheffield, England. He was the WBO cruiserweight champion for over six years. Nelson also held the European and British cruiserweight titles. He retired from professional boxing in September 2006 and is now a pundit for Sky Television. Since retirement he has worked with the prison service helping inmates with life management skills. He has also published his autobiography "Hard Road To Glory".