Boxing

GBA indefintely suspends McDon Promotions

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The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has indefinitely suspended the licence of McDon Boxing Promotions after the outfit failed to meet the necessary financial obligations to various parties following the staging of the “Fist of Fury” event on the 5th of December at the Accra Sports Stadium. George “Red Tiger” Ashie beat Tanzanian boxer Alan Kamote in the main event to ...

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Pacquiao agrees to fight Mayweather in May

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The fight the world has wanted to see for the better part of six years — a long-awaited summit meeting between welterweight champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, the two top boxers in the world — is not done, but it has cleared a major hurdle.   Pacquiao and Top Rank, his promoter, have agreed to terms for a ...

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Pacquiao agrees to fight Mayweather

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The fight the world has wanted to see for the better part of six years — a long-awaited summit meeting between welterweight champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, the two top boxers in the world — is not done, but it has cleared a major hurdle. Pacquiao and Top Rank, his promoter, have agreed to terms for a May ...

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Bukom Banku released from police custody

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Boxer Braimah Kamoko alias Bukum Banku has been released from Police custody. [contextly_sidebar id=”anXNKiC8eokbzc3lvTsdqSW4Db1LoM2m”]He was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly inflicting physical harm on some persons after a disagreement at a ceremony at Gbese in Accra. Speaking to Citi News the PRO of the Accra regional Police command ASP Effia Tenge that investigations are still ongoing in the circumstances leading ...

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Bukom Banku arrested again for alleged assault

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Popular boxer, Braimah Kamoko, alias Bukom Banku is in the grips of the police for allegedly beating up and injuring people at Bukom in Accra. He is also alleged to have vandalized properties in the area. The Accra Police Command has confirmed this to Citi News but did not say what triggered the said incident. However, there are reports that ...

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Bukom Banku in Ayitey Powers’ corner for title win

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Eccentric Ghanaian boxer, Michael Okine better known as Ayitey Powers is the new West Africa Light Heavyweight champion after stopping Benin’s Anicet Amoussou in their headline fight at Unity Park, Trantra Hill near Achimota in Accra last Saturday. Powers, who surprisingly came into the ring led by age-long rival, Bukom Banku (Braimah Kamoko) dominated the fight before knocking out Amoussou ...

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Joseph Agbeko ready for title shot

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Former IBF Bantamweight champion, Joseph King Kong Agbeko is eyeing a return to the top table of world boxing in 2015 after expressing delight over his recent inking of a 3-year promotional contract with former world champion, Roy Jones Jnr’s RJJ Promotions. Agbeko who previously twice held the IBF Bantamweight belt has not fought since losing a comeback at Super ...

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Muhammad Ali’s condition improves in hospital

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The condition of Muhammad Ali has “vastly improved” since he was admitted to hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia and doctors hope to discharge the boxing legend soon, a spokesman said on Monday. The 72-year-old was taken to hospital at an undisclosed location after falling ill last Saturday morning. “The Ali family continues to request privacy ...

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Kovalev ready to defend world titles against Pascal in 2015

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Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal came face to face for the first time to promote next year’s light-heavyweight showdown. Undefeated Kovalev will put his WBA, IBF and WBO titles on the line when he tackles Haitian-born Canadian Pascal in Montreal on March 14. Kovalev, who was named Sports Illustrated’s Fighter of the Year for 2014 on Monday, claimed a unanimous decision ...

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Roy Jones Boxing inks Joseph Agbeko to three year deal

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Roy Jones Jr. and Roy Jones Jr. Boxing CEO Keith Veltre have announced the signing of former IBF bantamweight champion Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko (29-5, 22 KO’s) to a three year deal. “Joseph is a great addition to the RJJ Boxing family,” Veltre said of the signing, “He is already TV worthy and possess the talent to regain a world ...

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