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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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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