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Willie Nasio

Born 24 April 1986 (age 37 years), Renwa, Waituna West, New Zealand 
 

Height: 188 cm (6ft 2 in)  

 

Willie Nasio, also known as Viliami Mavaetangi Okalani Nasio, is a professional Australian Boxer. Nasio is of Tongan descent and has gained recognition in the boxing world by ranking 9th in WBO Asia Pacific and 2nd in WBC – OPBF, among other regional rankings. Nasio's success in the ring has made him a notable figure in the sport, showcasing his skills and earning the respect of fans and opponents alike.

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Willie 'The Assassin' Nasio 
Former Australian Heavyweight Champion

Willie Nasio's parents are both from Tonga but migrated over to New Zealand to find a better life for their children. Nasio was born and raised in New Zealand with 5 younger brothers making him the oldest of the 6 boys.

 

Nasio was also born into a religious family and prides himself on his good principles, instilled from a young age.

 

Nasio says "Growing up in South Auckland it wasn’t that hard to find fights as a teenager."

 

Nasio attended Wesley College & James Cook High and also enjoyed a year of high school in America.  At 19 he served a two-year volunteer mission for the LDS church and that included serving the community and teaching Christian principles.

 

Nasio is married and lives on the Gold Coast. He has 3 boys who keep him fighting fit. He currently works as a support worker in a mental health facility.

 

He first stepped into a boxing gym in 2011.

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