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Boxing: Cesar Juarez, Isaac Dogboe Ready For War in Ghana

Isaac Dogboe

Cesar Juarez has the heart of a warrior, he does not give up and that may be the key to fulfilling his dream of becoming world champion when on Saturday he goes for the interim-WBO super bantamweight belt against the African puncher Isaac “Bráve Son” Dogboe in the The Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, Ghana – and Azteca 7, La Casa del …

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Ghana Boxing Authority President Says Boxing Is Number One Sport In Ghana

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Lawyer Peter Zwennes, President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) says boxing is the number one sport in Ghana, and members of the boxing fraternity have stories to tell as Ghana gears up for the 60th Independence Anniversary. Speaking at the launch of the Freedom Fight Night at the International Conference Center in Accra on February 16, 2017, he noted …

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Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko asks Ghana to pay more attention to boxing

Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko; a Ghanaian professional boxer has called on the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) and the government of Ghana to devote more attention to the boxing because it has a great potential to create world champions as well as generate revenue and business for the country. Onetime IBO and two time IBF Bantamweight World Champion Agbeko will be …

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Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko to resurrect boxing in Ghana?

On March 22, 2013, Joseph Agbeko dethroned Colombian born Luis Melendez in a 12 round unanimous decision fight at the Accra sports stadium in Ghana to become the new International Boxing Organization Bantamweight Champion of the world. I had the opportunity of chatting with Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko a few weeks after the Ghanaian fighter became a champion. Sometime in April …

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Samuel Neequaye loses to Anthony Peterson on return to boxing

Samuel “Untouchable” Neequaye of Accra, Ghana, suffered a 10-round unanimous decision loss to American Anthony Peterson in their lightweight boxing bout at the Washington DC Stadium Armory in the USA. The fight which took place April 1, 2016 saw Ghanaian Samuel Neequaye return to the ring after 2 years without action. Peterson fought Neequaye in very close quarters within which …

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Richard Commey of Ghana gets final eliminator for IBF world title

Richard Commey

2016 promises to be a big year for Ghanaian lightweight boxing star Richard Commey (23-0, 21 KOs) with the undefeated 28 year-old set to fight in a final eliminator for the IBF World title. Commey is coming off the back of a hugely successful 2015, which saw him defend his Commonwealth title against Thompson Mokwana in South Africa and claim …

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Mikey Garcia Gives Up IBF; IBF To Order Commey-Chaniev

Richard Commey

Now that Mikey Garcia is firmly committed to moving up two divisions to challenge Errol Spence Jr., he has relinquished another IBF title. This opens up an opportunity for Ghana’s Richard Commey to fight for new champion spot. Garcia gave up the IBF’s lightweight championship Tuesday and his handlers canceled a purse bid scheduled for noon for his mandatory defense …

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Richard Commey stops Cruz to pave way for IBF World Campionship bout

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Commey (in cap) with Nathan Pryce after the fight. Nathan is an uncle and a staunch supporter. Photo courtesy Oral Ofori. Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey edged himself closer to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight world title when he knocked out Mexican Yardley Cruz in a world-title eliminator in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum at Uniondale in New York (NY), …

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Isaac Dogboe vs. Jessie Magdaleno 11th Round KO

Isaac Dogboe

Isaac Dogboe versus Jessie Magdaleno ends in 11th Round Knockout as referee stops fight in favor of Dogboe. A great fight for both fighters, suffering their first knockdown career in this fight. First round was Magdaleno’s round when he connected a right hook that sent Dogboe down. In 5th round a big right hook connected from the Ghanaian fighter puts Magdaleno …

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