Boxing

Isaac Dogbe unchanged in the latest WBO rankings

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe is unchanged in the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) rankings in the super bantamweight division for the month of September. Dogboe in last month’s ranking he moved from number to 3 after successfully defending his WBO international super bantamweight belt against Javier Chacon. But in the latest rankings he has maintained his number 3 position. 1 Cesar Juarez MEX ...

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Former United star Rio Ferdinand announce intention to become a boxer

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football. The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, which announced the news on Tuesday. Former Manchester United and England defender Ferdinand works as a TV pundit and he has his own clothing line. “I’m doing this because ...

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Bukom Banku vs Bastie Samir bout postponed

The clash between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko and Bastie Samir has been postponed to October 21st. The highly anticipated clash was billed to come off on September 30th at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. But according to the promoter of the fight, Alex Ntiamoah of Box Office Promotions, the fight was postponed because of TV right. An official statement ...

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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor preview: Fighters weigh in as we look ahead to £500m Las Vegas mega-fight

McGregor showed no fear at the weigh-in (Image: REX/Shutterstock)

The talking has stopped. The weigh-in is over. Tonight, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will make the walk from the dressing room to the ring at the T-Mobile Arena. They will touch gloves and one of the most intriguing fights in history will be underway. Debate has raged over the last few months as to whether the UFC star can ...

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Mendez furious with Emmanuel ‘Game Boy ’Tagoe bout delay

Mendez is disappointed with the delays in the challenge of the IBO World Lightweight title

Dominican Republic boxer, Argeniz Mendez, says he is disappointed with the delays in the challenge of the IBO World Lightweight title against current champion, Emmanuel ‘Game Boy ’Tagoe. The much-touted bout by the former IBF Super Featherweight champion was scheduled to come off on September 2, 2017 at the Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra, but had to be postponed due to ...

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Emmanuel Tagoe vs Argenis Mendez bout Postponed indefinetly

The clash between between Ghana’s Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe and Dominican Argenis Mendez has been postponed INDEFINITELY. The highly anticipated bout was originally scheduled to come off on September 2nd but the Ghanaian is reported to have suffered a groin injury during one of his training sessions. The clash was supposed to be Tagoe’s first defense of his IBO lightweight ...

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Conor McGregor victory over Floyd Mayweather would be ‘dreadful’ for boxing – Jeff Horn

Conor McGregor

Australia’s Jeff Horn has given Conor McGregor little chance of beating Floyd Mayweather in Saturday’s super-fight and hopes the American will “annihilate” the mixed martial arts fighter for the sake of boxing. Horn, who became WBO welterweight champion by beating 38-year-old Manny Pacquiao in Brisbane last month, said McGregor would struggle to even land a punch on the undefeated American. ...

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Legend Azumah Neslon backs son to become a World Champion

Legendary Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson expects his son to follow in his footsteps to become a world champion in future.  Azumah Nelson Junior, an amateur boxer, has started showing signs of greatness and has the backing of his father to be successful. The young boxer who is in his third year at the University of Ghana has been able to combine ...

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Ghana boxers shows class in Azumah Nelson Fight Night

Azuman Nelson boxing fight night

Ghana unanimously triumphed over their U.K counterparts in the fourth edition of the Azumah Nelson Fight at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Saturday night. Ghana’s highly rated Wahab Oluwasuen exhibited a stupendous display to knockout John Hicks from the UK in the Super Featherweight contest to set the ball rolling for his other pugilists. Oluwasuen took control of the bout ...

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Bukom Banku and Samir promise fireworks on September 30

Bukom Banku to fight Bastie Samir on September 30

They bragged, insulted and joked but it will be all fireworks when the two finally settle in the ring for the much- anticipated bout on September 30. During the first press conference for Braimah Kamoko(29-0,22 KO’s) popularly known as Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir(15-0-1,14 KO’s) at Bukom Boxing Arena on Thursday, it was obvious the two would stage one of ...

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