Tag Archives: Boxing

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

Ghana Boxing

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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Muhammad Ali Mourned By South Africa Soccer President

4 June 2016 – The South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Dr Danny Jordaan has joined the world in mourning the passing on of the world’s greatest sportsman of the 20th Century, Muhammad Ali, who had been battling Parkinson’s disease for decades. Ali passed away in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, where he had been admitted earlier this week. He …

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Catherine Phiri of Zambia wins women boxing world championship

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia has congratulated Catherine Phiri for winning the new commonwealth and African Bantam weight champion title of the women World Boxing Council (WBC). This is according to a congratulatory message released on President Lungu’s official facebook page. The President has also praised the Oriental Quarries for consistently supporting the sport through Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions. Zambia’s …

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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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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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