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Boxing: Micah, Lawson claim wins in New York

Duke Micah after the bout against Jose Santos Gonzalez

Ghana’s  Frederick Lawson and Duke Micah both got wins in their respective boxing bouts at the  Resort World Casino in Jamaica, Queens, New York on Saturday. Lawson, who was fighting for the second time in 2017, knocked out Fidel Munoz of Colombia in the 3rd round to retain his WBC International Silver Welterweight title. The victory was a follow-up on his win ...

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Anthony Joshua: Deontay Wilder fight will happen on ‘my terms’

Anthony Joshua, who beat Carlos Takam in Cardiff in October, has never been taken the distance as a professional (Image credit: Reuters)

Britain’s Anthony Joshua insists he is not “ducking” any fighter and says his heavyweight rivals are just “making noise” on social media. Joshua, 28, holds the WBA, IBF and IBO versions of the world title, with Deontay Wilder the WBC champion and Joseph Parker having the WBO belt. Wilder, 32, wants a unification bout, but no firm offer has been made. “There’s ...

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Deontay Wilder says he will beat Anthony Joshua in Great Britain

Deontay Wilder beat Bermane Stiverne inside the first round on Saturday (Image credit: Getty Images)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will beat Anthony Joshua in his “safe haven” of Great Britain. Wilder, 32, defended his belt against Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, a week after Joshua retained the WBA and IBF crowns against Carlos Takam in Cardiff. “Packing out stadiums looks good but the money and Mecca of boxing is in America,” Wilder told BBC Sport. “But ...

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“Zum-Zum Airlines?” – Azumah Nelson to start an airline

Azumah Nelson, brand ambassador for GOIL

Ghana boxing legend Azumah Nelson has held discussions with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority about establishing an airline, days after fellow sports man, Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan announced plans to set up an airline of his own. Aviationghana.com reports that the former WBC featherweight  and WBC super featherweight champion held the discussions months ago and ‘The Boxing Professor’ and his business ...

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‘Bukom Beatdown’ Boxing event thrills fans

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The Bukom Beatdown boxing event took place on Friday at the Bukom Boxing Arena by kind courtesy of Kalakoda Boxing Promotions and Kwesé Sports. The event featured some of the top boxing talents from across West Africa and saw 7 bouts take place, 2 of which were WABU West Africa titles bouts. In the main events, Abraham Tabul beat Stephen ...

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Bastie Samir ‘ready’ to give Bukom Banku rematch

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Bastie Samir has stated that he is willing to give Braimah Kamoko a rematch after their “Make of Break” bout on October 21 at the Bukom Boxing Emporium. Samir won their much-awaited clash via a 7th round knockout to spark celebrations among his fans and leave fans of Bukom Banku stunned. On Monday, Banku said in an interview with Accra-based ...

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Mahama: Bukom Boxing Arena will produce champions for Ghana

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Former President John Dramani Mahama believes the Bukom Boxing Arena has the potential to aid Ghana reclaim its boxing glory on the global stage. The multi sports complex situated in Korle-Gonno also features a basketball court and a gym was among the final batch of projects commissioned by the former President before he left power in 2016. President Mahama believes ...

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“I want a rematch”- Bukom Banku begs

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Bukom Banku has called for a rematch against sworn rival Bastie Samir after his defeat in Saturday’s much publicized ‘Make or Break’ bout. The defeat was Banku’s first in his career after 27 straight wins. Banku was floored in the 7th round after a series of quick combination punches from Bastie which also resulted in a cut to his right ...

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“Bukom Banku is a great fighter”- Bastie Samir

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Bastie Samir has been full of praise for Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko despite handing the latter the first defeat of his career in Saturday’s Make or Break bout. Samir floored the loud mouthed Banku in the 7th round to put an end to his 27 bout unbeaten run. Speaking shortly after he was crowned the winner of the fight, Bastie ...

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Bastie Samir floors Bukom Banku in “Make Or Break” bout

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Bastie Samir handed Bukom Banku his first loss in his professional boxing career via a 7th round knockout in their much-awaited cruiserweight clash at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Saturday. The bout was the main event of the “Make Or Break” bout organised by Box Office Promotions. Samir and Banku went into the bout on the back of years of ...

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