Ghana: Boxing Not Dead – DK Poison

David Kotei, also known as “D.K. Poison”, former world Featherweight champion has said, Ghana has made significant progress in boxing, taking into consideration the number of world titles won over the years. According to Kotei, the assertion that Ghana boxing was dead cannot be true, but rather there had been so much progress, coupled with the large pool of talents at the disposal of the nation. “Ghana boxing can’t be dead considering the progress we have made and the vast talents we posses as a nation. “We have to take…

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Boxing: Dogboe Brushes Otake Aside …To Retain WBO Crown

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe on Saturday night put words into action when he stopped his Japanese veteran opponent Hidenori Otake. It was Dogboe’s first WBO Super Bantamweight title defense, making light work of his Asian opponent in less than two minutes in the first round. He stamped his authority right after the bell and succeeded in landing some brilliant left hooks and great jabs. The referee intervened at a point when Dogboe stepped up his gear to save his opponent from further punishment. Few months ago, Dogboe wrestled the WBO title…

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Isaac Dogboe hopes WBO title win over Hidenori Otake will keep him on course for unification clash

Isaac Dogboe has vowed to defend his WBO title with an explosive win over Hidenori Otake and then seek out the other world champions at super-bantamweight. The Ghana-born fighter claimed the WBO belt with a knockout win over Jessie Magdaleno in April and makes the first defence against his Japanese title challenger in California on Saturday. Otake fell short in a WBA title fight against Scott Quigg, proving his toughness in a points loss, but Dogboe intends to gain the attention of fellow belt holders by breaking his opponent’s resistance…

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Ghana: Azumah Celebrates 60th Birthday

Ghanaian boxing legend Azumah Nelson widely known as “The Champ” or “The Professor” turned 60 yesterday. He was born on July 19, 1958 in Accra, Ghana. ‘Zoom Zoom’ also known as the ‘Professor’ is an internationally-acclaimed World boxing figure, who is regarded as Africa’s greatest boxer and the WBC greatest Super Featherweight champion of all-time. He was honored alongside Nicaraguan Alexis Arguello as the WBC greatest super featherweight boxers of all-time in Las Vegas on December 15, 2014. In November 2017, the legendary Ghanaian boxer received the World Boxing Council…

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Boxing: It will be tough Against Raphael Mensah-Machado

Puerto Rican fighter, Alberto ‘Explosivo’ Machado, has described his upcoming WBA super featherweight title defence against Ghana’s mandatory challenger, Raphael Mensah, as a tough fight that is expected to be explosive on July 21 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Machado (19-0, 16 KOs) said he was living his dream having won the world championship in October last year and fighting in Las Vegas this time around  against the undefeated Ghanaian, who had fought 31 times without any blemish. The 27-year-old Puerto Rican noted that he…

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