Boxing

Black Bombers in Kumasi for All Africa Games training tour

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Ghana’s national amateur boxing team, Black Bombers have arrived and begun training in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi as they intensify preparations for September’s All Africa Games in Congo. 17 males and three female boxers who have been training in Accra for over a month and spearheaded by coaches, Ebenezer Quaye, Daniel Lartekwei Lartey and Vincent Akai Nettey are in ...

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Andre Ward to fight Gennady Golovkin at super-middleweight

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Andre Ward is ready to take on Gennady Golovkin. The super-middleweight star threw his hat into the ring after the middleweight knockout specialist called out Floyd Mayweather. Golovkin said he would move down to light-middle to take on the pound-for-pound king and also suggested he would happily move up to super-middle to take on the man nicknamed S.O.G Ward has been ...

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Tyson Fury slams Wladimir Klitschko ahead of title fight

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Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko have exchanged some eye-opening words ahead of their highly-anticipated heavyweight world title showdown in October. Mancunian Fury, nicknamed ‘The Gypsy King’, attempted to antagonise the reigning IBF, WBA and WBO champion at a press conference in Germany on Tuesday. While initially appearing in a playful spirits, Fury quickly turned aggressive as he launched a scathing attack ...

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Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe faces Argentine in UK August 29

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Emmanuel Tagoe alias Game Boy march towards world championship continues without abatement when he takes on Argentine slugger, Jose Saez in the United Kingdom at the end of next month, Allsports.com.gh can confirm. Tagoe, managed by Ghana national team captain, Asamoah Gyan’s BabyJet Promotions, has been confirmed to face Saez as the headline for the Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott’s ...

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Carl Froch retires: Former world champion ends boxing career

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Britain’s four-time world super-middleweight champion Carl Froch has retired from boxing. The 38-year-old won 33 of his 35 fights, with 24 victories by knockout. Froch has not fought since he knocked out George Groves to retain the WBA and IBF titles in May 2014. “I have nothing left to prove and my legacy speaks for itself. I’m incredibly proud of ...

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Issah Samir poised for come back against Philip Kotey

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Middleweight boxer Issah Samir has disclosed that he is hoping to re launch his career with his upcoming bout against Philip Kotey who he has described as a formidable opponent. Samir has been absent from the ring and competitive boxing since 2013 but he feels that the obstacles that held him back are a thing of the past. The bout ...

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Masters Okeley Frank Tetteh, Bismark Boakye win Azumah Nelson Foundation scholarship

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Masters Okeley Tetteh Frank and Bismark Boakye of Presbyterian Boys-Legon and Adisadel College respectively won the Azumah Nelson Foundation educational scholarship. Master Tetteh Frank, a form two student of Presec-Legon was adjudged the best during Azumah’s youth empowerment tour in the Greater Accra Region on Thursday July 9 in front of his colleagues. Students drawn from Accra Academy, Accra Girls, ...

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18 year old Ghanaian boxer making waves in Germany

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That Ghana is blessed with boxing talents cannot be overemphasised, D.K. Poison, Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey, Joshua Clottey, Joseph Agbeko and many others have brought varying degrees of success to this country in the fistic sport. Another Ghanaian by blood bent on following the legendary path is Peter Kadiru (born 24 June 1997, Hamburg) is a German amateur boxer in ...

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Mayweather’s final fight might show for free

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous win over Manny Pacquiao in May shattered the pay-per-view record with 4.4 million buys of the Showtime-HBO joint broadcast. But for what could be Mayweather’s final fight, CBS is apparently in play. A source told CBSSports.com that Mayweather has trimmed his list of possible opponents for the final fight of his Showtime contract, set for September, ...

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OPINION: 200,000 bucks for a title? Not Floyd Mayweather

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Radio Maxx’s Hans Andoh breaks down the issue surrounding Floyd Mayweather’s USD 200,000 “slap on the wrist” by the WBO and its decision to strip him of their title and concludes that the punishment does not take anything away from the boxer’s clout and legacy. The last thing the world wants to talk about at this time is that “Fight ...

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