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Richard Commey Drills Alejandro Luna in IBF Eliminator


Richard Commey moved closer Saturday night to getting the second shot at Robert Easter Jr. that he desperately wants. The hard-hitting lightweight contender from Ghana knocked out Mexico’s Alejandro Luna in the sixth round of their IBF lightweight elimination match in San Antonio. Commey knocked down Luna twice in the sixth round, which prompted referee David Fields to stop their ...

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Boxing: Commey, Lawson, Micah claim wins on Freedom Fight Night

Former President Jerry John Rawlings with Richard Commey after the bout (Image credit: Senuyiedzorm Adadevoh/Images Image)

Richard Commey, Frederick Lawson and Duke Micah were the toast of Ghanaian boxing on Saturday at the Freedon Fight Night organised by Streetwise Promotions together with Errol Hawk Sports Management at the Bukom Boxing Emporium in Accra. The three boxers won their respective title bouts at the event to start 2017 on a winning note. The event was part of the ...

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Richard Commey habouring world title aspirations


Ghanaian lightweight boxer, Richard Commey, says he is ready ahead of his WBC Lightweight silver bout against Belgium’s Hedi Slimani on Saturday. The bout forms part of the Freedom Fight Night boxing event which comes off at the Bukom Boxing Arena. The event is associated with the country’s 60th anniversary celebrations. A win in Saturday’s bout will move the Commey ...

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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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Carl Lokko wants government funding for boxing supporters union


Carl Lokko, head trainer of Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey believes funding supporter groups to cheer on Ghana’s boxers in international bouts will go a long way to in enhance their success rate. The camp of the former Commonwealth Champion have spoken bitterly of how Commey’s last two bouts have been lost solely because the fights were staged away from Ghana. ...

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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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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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Richard Commey: I Beat Robert Easter, I Deserve a Rematch!


Ghana’s Richard Commey says that he is owed another bout against Robert Easter Jr following his split decision loss to the American on Friday Night in Reading, Pennsylvania. The two men put their unbeaten run on the line as they went for the vacant IBF Lightweight title. They both opened up and fought in hopes of securing a knockdown but ...

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Robert Easter Wins IBF Gold, Edges Very Tough Richard Commey


Santander Arena, in Reading, Pa. – The televised card got off to a memorable start in the lightweight division. In a battle of undefeated contenders, 25-year old Robert Easter (18-0, 14 KO), 134 ½, of Toledo, Ohio, survived a brief knockdown in the eighth to earn a grueling split decision over 29-year old Richard Commey (24-1, 22 KO), 135, of Accra, ...

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