Tag Archives: Boxing

Azumah Nelson Fight Night 3 for April 1


The hugely anticipated 3rd edition of the Azumah Nelson boxing event dubbed Azumah Nelson Fight Night (formerly VIP Fight Night) returns on Saturday April 1 at the Bukom Boxing Square. Promising boxers from Ghana, Benin and Lebanon will light up the crowd at the newly constructed boxing gymnasium. This is the first time that the event will take place at ...

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Frederick Lawson ready for March 11 bout with Mullings


Ghanaian welterweight, Frederick Lawson, says he is fit and ready to face Jamaica’s Sakima Mullings on March 11 at the Bukom Boxing Emporium in Accra. The bout forms part of Ghana’s 60th Independence anniversary celebration and it will offer Lawson and Mullings the chance to win the vacant WBC international silver welterweight belt. Lawson is returning to the ring a year ...

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Richard Commey Headlines Independence Day Event


UK-based Streetwise Promotions, in collaboration with Errol Hawk Sports Management have announced three top bouts for an event dubbed, Freedom Fight Night, which is scheduled for March 11, 2017 at the Bukom Sports Emporium. The bouts will be a part of the Ghana @ 60 celebrations, and will be headlined by Ghanaian lightweight boxer Richard Commey, facing off against Hedi ...

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Richard Commey ‘ready’ for Shafikov on Friday


Ghana’s Richard Commey has revealed that he is very prepared to face Denis Shafikov for the IBF Lightweight title eliminator in Russia. Commey is getting another shot at the title after he lost the championship bout to Richard Easter in September in Pennsylvania via the judges cards. After that defeat, the IBF declared that Commey and Shafikov should face off ...

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Anthony Joshua to fight Eric Molina on 10 December

Joshua defended his IBF heavyweight title for the first time with a seventh-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale in London in June (Image credit: Getty Images)

Britain’s IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his title against Eric Molina in Manchester on 10 December. Joshua, unbeaten in 17 fights, was close to agreeing a bout with Wladimir Klitschko but the deal fell through. Promoter Eddie Hearn blamed confusion over whether the WBA title vacated by Tyson Fury would be on the line. American Molina, 34, lost ...

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Tagoe takes on Saucedo in “Fist of Destiny” bout in November


Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe will face Fernando David Saucedo in an IBO Lightweight bout in Accra in November. The bout, which is dubbed, “Fist of Destiny”, will take place in Accra on the 25th of November 2016. Mr. Samuel Anim Addo, the CEO of Babyjet Promotions, who are the headline promoters of the bout, said he was confident that Emmanuel ...

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Denis Shafikov vs. Richard Commey Set, Heading To Russia


Richard Commey (24-1, 22 KOs) and Denis Shafikov (37-2-1, 20 KOs) will collide in an IBF final eliminator on the mid-week date of December 7th in Russia. The event will be promoted by Ural Boxing Promotions. The winner of the contest will become the mandatory challenger to IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter. The IBF held a purse bid and Warriors ...

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Isaac Dogboe named WBO African boxer of the year


Undefeated Ghanaian Featherweight, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe, has landed in Puerto Rico with his trainer/dad, Paul Dogboe, to attend the 2016 WBO Convention where the budding boxer will be officially recognized as the WBO African boxer of the year. Dogboe will receive his award alongside legendary Filipino, Manny Pacquiao, who has been named the WBO boxer of the year as ...

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Bernard Hopkins, 51, to face Joe Smith in 65th and final fight

Hopkins has fought Oscar de la Hoya, Joe Cazalghe and Roy Jones Jr during his career (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bernard Hopkins will end his 28-year career with a fight against Joe Smith in December – only a month before his 52nd birthday. Hopkins, a multiple world champion at middleweight and light-heavyweight, will contest his 65th bout at the Los Angeles Forum on 17 December. “A lot of people will focus on my age, the history of my run in ...

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Tyson Fury: British Boxing Board of Control suspends fighter


Tyson Fury has had his licence to fight temporarily revoked the day after he gave up his world heavyweight titles to focus on mental health problems. Fury, 28, has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and has twice withdrawn from rematches. The British Boxing Board of Control confirmed his licence was suspended “pending further investigation into anti-doping ...

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