Boxing

JUST IN: Richard Commey Signs With DiBella Promotions

Ghana’s World title hopeful, Richard Commey has signed a promotional deal with Dibella Promotions owned, Ghanacrusader.com can confirm. According to sources close to Ghanacrusader.com, Commey represented by his manager Michael Amoo-Bedikao sealed the deal last week. “I think Richard Commey is in the top echelon of 135-pounders in the world,” DiBella said. “Both of his losses are by split decision ...

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Emmanuel ‘Gameboy’ Tagoe drops further in WBA ranking

Ghana’s lightweight prospect, Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe, has dropped further in the World Boxing Association (WBA) Ranking for June. Tagoe in last month’s ranking dropped from 8th to 12th, and again he has dropped to 15th in the latest ranking released by the World Boxing Authority (WBA) Tagoe’s dropped in the ranking came after he vacated the WBA international lightweight ...

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Legendary boxing referee Tony Weeks land in Ghana for mega bout

Big bouts bring the big names and they don’t get much bigger in boxing officials than Tony Weeks. New York-raised, Las Vegas-based Weeks, who has presided over 590 bouts since entering the professional refereeing ranks in 1993 has arrived in Ghana’s capital Accra. The renowned boxing referee’s mission in Ghana is not exceptional to the hundreds of his trips across ...

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Joseph Agbeko Debunks Fraudulent Allegations

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Former world champion, Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko, has vehemently denied all allegations leveled against him following the cancellation of his bout against Kenya’s Nick Otieno. Agbeko was scheduled to take on Otieno on June 30th, but the fight was called off at the last hour. Due to that there was a lot of issues that came up, and the Ghana ...

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Ailing ex-Ghanaian boxer DK Poison receives $4, 800 to aid rehabilitation

Former world featherweight champion, David Kotei ‘Poison’, has received a grant of $4, 800 from the World Boxing Council. The grant is aimed at helping rehabilitate former champions of the council. D. K. Poison outclassed then holder, Ruben Olivares of Mexico, to capture the WBC featherweight title in Los Angeles in the USA, on September 20, 1975. The presentation was ...

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Asamoah Gyan’s boxer threaten to beat up Countryman Songo

Ghanaian boxer, Emmanuel ‘Gameboy’ Tagoe has warned Multimedia presenter Patrick Osei Agyeman aka Countryman Songo not to cross his lane or else suffer beatings for the consequences of that. The IBO lightweight champion, who fights under Asamoah Gyan’s BabyJet Promotions, went ballistic during an interview session with Accra-based Rainbow radio, threatening to beat the firebrand sports presenter to pulp, wherever ...

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I’m a noble man, not a fraudulent boxer- Joseph Agbeko

Former bantamweight champion Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko has rubbished comments by the President of Ghana Boxing Association Peter Zwennes, that sought to paint him as a  fraudulent boxer. According to Agbeko, he felt surprised at the comments coming from the president of his own sport, and says it is unfair coming from a man of Zwennes’ stature. The GBA boss’ ...

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Boxing: Isaac Dogbe holds media workout ahead of mega bout vs Argentine Chacon

Ghana’s boxing sensation, Isaac Dogbe is fine tuning preparations ahead of his mega bout against Argentine Javier Chacon Nicholas later this month. The WBO international super bantamweight champion organised a special media session during his workout on Thursday morning at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Nicknamed the ‘Royal Storm, Dogboe will be making his first defense of his WBO international super ...

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GBA President Describes Joseph Agbeko As A fraudulent Boxer

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Ghana Boxing Authority president Peter Zwennes has described the two-time former bantamweight world champion Joseph Agbeko ‘King Kong’ as a fraudulent boxer. Speaking in an exclusive interview on Happy FM, Mr Zwennes revealed that the Ghana boxing Authority didn’t sanction the bout between Agbeko and Kenyan Nick Otieko because Fresh King Promotions failed to comply with the laws which would ...

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Emmanuel Tagoe IBO Lightweight Fight Against Xolisani Ndogeni Cancelled

Sportscrusader.com last Saturday reported that Tagoe will be making first defense of his IBO lightweight belt against South African Xolisani Ndogeni on August 11. But that fight has been cancelled after Ndogeni dropped seven places from 6th to 13th position in the latest WBA ranking. The James-Town will now be making his first defense of the IBO lightweight strap against ...

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