Boxing

Tagoe in trouble with GBA for Dogboe comments

Emmanuel "Game Boy" Tagoe (Image credit: Images Image)

IBF Lightweight Champion, Emmanuel Tagoe, could be facing sanctions from the Ghana Boxing Authority for derogatory comments he made about fellow boxer Isaac Dogboe last month. Tagoe and Dogboe were involved in a war of words late last month with Tagoe accusing Dogboe’s camp of defrauding certain individuals in a bid to stage their title bout in Ghana. The bout ...

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Dogboe, Magdaleno in social media war ahead of April 28 clash

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They may have sparred once as friends in the past but there is no love lost between Jessie Magdaleno and Isaac “The Royal Storm” Dogboe as their impending bout to determine the undisputed champion of the WBO World Super Bantamweight title on 28th April nears. It will be recalled that Dogboe (18-0-0) called out Magdaleno (25-0-0) shortly after dispatching Mexican Cesar ...

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Miguel Berchelt beat Ghana’s Maxwell Awuku to retain WBC title

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WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt (33-1, 29 KOs) made easy work of replacement opponent Maxwell Awuku (44-4-1, 30 KOs) in stopping him in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Berchelt flattened Awuku twice in the 3rd round. Berchelt finished the job after the second knockdown in connecting with several hard ...

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Habib Ahmed stopped in 6th round by Gilberto Ramirez

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Super middleweight world titleholder Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez has designs on unification fights and someday a place on the pound-for-pound list. While both goals are probably a ways off, Ramirez did what he was supposed to do in order to keep the prospect alive on Saturday night. That’s when Ramirez, the heavy favorite, dominated Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed en route to ...

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Ghana’s Habib Ahmed to face Gilberto Ramirez for Super Middleweight crown

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Ghana’s Habib Ahmed will face defending champion Gilberto Ramirez of Mexico for the WBO Super Middleweight title in the United States on Saturday, February 3 in the United States. The bout will be the first professional bout outside Ghana for Ahmed since he turned professional in 2011 after the 2010 Commonwealth Games. For Ramirez the champion, facing Ahmed amounts to ...

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Canelo Álvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch set for 5 May

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Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin are set to meet again in an eagerly-awaited 5 May rematch. The announcement was made by actor and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson in a video released by the US pay-per-view network Home Box Office. The middleweight stars fought a hugely controversial draw in their first meeting last September. Judge Adelaide Byrd scored the fight 118-110 in favour of Alvarez, ...

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Language vs Boxing: My time with Team Saucedo

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao recounts his time with the team of the Argentine boxer, Fernando David Saucedo, as their official interpreter when he came to Ghana to face Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe to the Bukom Boxing Arena. I really need your help.  That was the message from the CEO of Baby Jet Boxing Promotions, Sammy Anim on January 25 ...

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“Roger Barnor’s decision to stop Tagoe Saucedo bout was right”- IBO Supervisor

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International Boxing Organisation supervisor, Andile Matika, has endorsed the decision of referee Roger Barnor to stop the bout between Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe and Fernando Saucedo in the 10th round and award Tagoe a technical knockout victory. The decision did not sit well with the camp of Saucedo who felt that their boxer was being fought unfairly by Tagoe. Saucedo ...

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‘Gameboy’ Tagoe stops Saucedo in 10th Round to retain IBO title

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Ghana’s Emmanuel ‘Gameboy’ Tagoe defeated Argentina’s Fernando David Saucedo in a controversial 10th round Technical Knockout (TKO), to defend his International Boxing Organisation (IBO) Lightweight belt on Saturday at the Bukom Boxing Arena. The much-publicized fight failed to live up to expectations as both boxers failed to explode on the night. Tagoe dominated the early rounds and dropped Saucedo in the 2nd ...

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Tagoe-Saucedo bout has cost us over $200k- Anim-Addo

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Chief Executive Officer of Baby Jet Promotions, Sammy Anim Addo, has revealed that the cost of the IBO Lightweight World title fight between Ghana’s Emmanuel Tagoe and Argentina’s David Saucedo will cost over $200,000. The bout which takes place at the Bukom Boxing Arena on January 27 will be Tagoe’s first title defense since capturing the title back in 2016. ...

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