Boxing

Namibian boxer knocks down Ghana’s Obodai in Accra to retain title

Namibia’s Walter Kautondokwa defended his WBO Africa middleweight belt by stopping Ghana’s Obodai Sai in round five on Friday night at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Kautondokwa have also added the IBF Africa middleweight to his collections. The much touted bout only had to end in the 5th round with the South African boxer outclassing the Ghanaian. In round one, Kautondokwa dominated ...

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Obodai Sai to fight African Champion in WBO World Title Eliminator on Friday June 16

Lions Boxing Promotions has announced that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Middleweight World Title Eliminator between Obodai Sai and Walter Kautondokwa, undefeated Africa Middleweight Champion will take place at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Friday 16th of June 2017. According to a statement signed by Mr Victor Ahiakpor, the President of Lions Boxing Promotions and copied to the GNA Sports ...

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REVEALED: Reason why Floyd Mayweather cancelled Ghana tour

The visit of undefeated American boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather has been postponed until further notice by organisers, Upscale Entertainment. Mayweather was supposed to have touched down in Nigeria today for the first leg of his “Undefeated Tour” of Africa. However, he did not make the trip to Nigeria scuppering his scheduled visit to Ghana. According organisers of the event, the flamboyant ...

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Breaking News: Floyd Mayweather Tour To Ghana Postponed

The visit of undefeated American boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather has been postponed until further notice by organisers, Upscale Entertainment. Mayweather was supposed to have touched down in Nigeria today for the first leg of his “Undefeated Tour” of Africa. However, he did not make the trip to Nigeria scuppering his scheduled visit to Ghana. Graphic Online understands that Upscale Entertainment were ...

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Ghana Boxing President Peter Zwennes Vows to sue Ghana Police for cover-up

President for Ghana Boxing Authority Lawyer Peter Zwennes has sworn to drag the Ghana police service to court for attempting to cover up for their errant officer (one Aikins) who is alleged to have knocked down Isaac Aryee, a former national welterweight champion whilst driving a motorbike on the Mortuary Road in Accra. Aryee was allegedly hit by a police ...

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Asamoah Gyan’s manager feels disappointed over SWAG Awards

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asamoah Gyan Foundation, Samuel Anim Addo, has expressed disappointment over boxer Emmanuel Tagoe’s failure to win the Sports Writers Association of Ghana’s Personality of the Year Award.   Ex-Ghana international, Tony Baffoe beat the World Champion to the ultimate topmost award during the 42nd SWAG Awards gala held at the Banquet Hall of the State ...

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Black Starlets To Arrive Today

Eric Ayiah and Gideon Acquah of Ghana celebrates victory during the 2017 Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Ghana and Niger at the Port Gentil Stadium, Gabon on 24 May 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The national under-17 team, the Black Starlets of Ghana will arrive in the country on Tuesday after finishing second at the Africa Junior Championship. The team is expected to arrive at the Kotoko International Airport at 12:45 PM. The Black Starlets beat Cameroon and Gabon scoring 9 goals in the process before the draw with Guinea and beat Nigeron penalties. ...

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Exclusive: Court Bench Warrant For Bukom Banku Still Pending

A magistrate’s court in Accra issued a bench warrant for the arrest of controversial boxer, Braimah Kamoko, alias Bukom Banku for his refusal to appear before it to answer charges of assault against him is still pending. Close source told Sportsobama.com It would be recalled that Bukom Banku, on October 1, 2015 allegedly used a cutlass to assault one Michael ...

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Isaac Dogboe Receives Blessings From Chief Imam

Isaac Dogbe

Ghana world title hopeful, Isaac Dogboe (16-0, 10 KOs), paid a courtesy call on the national Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Nuhu Osman Sharabutu on Monday to ask for blessings ahead of his upcoming bout on July 22. The undefeated hard puncher will battle Argentina’s Claudio Fernando Echegaray (17-0-1, 9 KOs) on the aforementioned the date at the Bukom Boxing Arena. ...

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Sports Ministry Presents GH¢14,000 Cash To Ailing Former Boxing Champion

Deputy Youth & Sports Minister Pius Enam Hadzide today presented a cash of GH 14,000 to former National Welterweight champ Isaac Aryee to cover for his surgery bills. Aryee, who is undergoing treatment at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, was allegedly knocked down two weeks ago by an alleged hit-and-run police driver and had to require an emergency surgery. ...

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