Ghana's featherweight champion Joseph Commey was declared medically unfit by white doctors who examined him few hours to his featherweight finals. This happened after he managed to beat all the White and black boxers who came his way in the ongoing commonwealth games in London. After great display of talent in the ring, Joseph Commey was set to fight Jude Gallagher from Ireland to battle it out for the Commonwealth world final record. Ghanaians have been reacting angrily at this news. While some of them suspect
President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Abraham Kotei Neequaye has tipped Isaac Dogboe for a world title in the nearest future. Dogboe recorded a 10-round split decision win over America’s Joet Gonzalez last month and Abraham Neequaye believes he is one for the world title. Isaac Dogboe has suffered in the hands of Philippine boxer, Manuel Navarrete to whom he lost twice in an international boxing bout much to the disappointment of many Ghanaian boxing lovers.
Boxing is one of the most popular game in Ghana. It is undoubtedly the second most followed game in the country at the moment. It is loved by several Ghanaians and that has made some Ghanaians to teach their children how to box. One of the children that was lucky to be taught on how to box in his tender age is Prince Larbie, commonly known as "The Buzz".
Ghana Premier League champions, Asante Kotoko have announced Burkinabè trainer, Seidou Zerbo as the their new head coach for next season. Zerbo previously worked as coach of Burkina Faso’s home-based senior national team. He joins Kotoko for one season with an option for a further year.
In this article I’m referring to concussive power of the punch, which of course favours the heavyweights, and ignores middleweights like Julian Jackson who had 49 KOs in his 61 fights. In that case, from the past 100 years or so when boxing footage has been available, it would be hard to go past the young Mike Tyson.
One of Ghana's best fighters in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, United Kingdom, has been ruled out from the 57kg featherweight final. Popular Ghanaian boxer, Joseph Commey had the chance to win gold for Ghana but the current news reveals that, he cannot not fight in the final today.
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Boxing is a discipline and one of the combat sports which boosts self-confidence and it is a great way to improve your confidence, attitude, and overall outlook on life. It remains the prime sport that has fetched more medals and belts for the country albeit receiving little funding from successive governments.
Ghana Boxing Association Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Amin Lamptey, has expressed his displeasure at the nation’s non-investment in the boxing fraternity. Amin Lamptey, believes the boxing sector has produced more medals in any sporting field and disappointed at performances of athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
Anthony Joshua was unable to regain the heavyweight titles he lost to Oleksandr Usyk last September, with the Ukrainian completely out boxing him once again last night in Saudi Arabia. Oleksandr Usyk has once again defeated Anthony Joshua by a split decision to retain his heavyweight titles. The Ukrainian boxer won the bout after two of the three judges scored him higher 115-113 and 116-112 than Joshua.
Head Coach of Black Bombers, Ofori Asare, has stated coaching has been difficult due to zero support for boxing fraternity in the country. Coach Asare, believes this frequent snub led to some questionable performance from the boxer’s at some stage. “We need a physiotherapist around us anytime, we need a dietician to help us about the food that we’re supposed to eat.
On their respective social media accounts, Tyson Fury's Matchroom and Anthony Joshua's 258 Management announced that the two management teams had agreed to a probable December 3 bout. Due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, communication relating to the bout had been halted by the authorities, to which Frank Warren, Fury's promoter, replied, "Contract will be with you very soon."
The Head Coach of Black Bombers, Ofori Asare, believes determination and the purpose through unification of the boxing team at the Commonwealth Games help secured medals for his team. Coach Asare, acknowledged shortcomings from his camp was overcrowded due to the fact that his boxers aligned to instructions.
Ukrainian Boxer, Oleksandr Usyk retains his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles with a win against Anthony Joshua in a unanimous decision by judges with scores 115-113,115-113, 116-112 all in favour ofUsyk Oleksandr Usyk beats the Ghanaian boxer, Anthony Joshua for the second time.
Andy Ruiz's victory over Luis Ortiz puts him in a position to challenge for the WBC title held by Tyson Fury, who is anticipated to face Oleksandr Usyk for the undisputed championship. Deontay Wilder has expressed interest in a matchup with Ruiz should the former world heavyweight champion defeat Robert Helenius.
Team Ghana has done marvelously well at the 2022 commonwealth games.The team went for the tournament with no hope. Even some of the team members explained that Ghana is not investing in the athletics hence should be prepared for abysmal performance at the tournament. But Team Ghana has surprised everyone including itself as it is bagging home 5 medals.
Former IBF Welterweight champion, Joshua Clottey has urged Richard Commey to all out against Jose Pedraza. Commey who is a former IBF Lightweight champion has moved up in weight and will face the Puerto Rican in the Junior Welterweight. The non-title fight comes up in Oklahoma on Saturday and Joshua Clottey has these words of advice for Richard Commey.
Tyson Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, has invited Anthony Joshua to challenge him for the title.
Tyson Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, has invited Anthony Joshua to compete for his title before the year is through. Fury, 34, is looking for a challenger after WBO, WBA, and IBF champion Oleksandr Usyk, a rival, said he won't fight again until 2023.
Boxer Wahid Osman of Ghana advanced to the men's light welterweight semifinals on Wednesday, earning Ghana another medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Ghana is assured of at least a bronze medal in the semi-finals as Wahid defeated Alston Ryan of Antigua & Barbuda. Joseph Commey won Ghana's first medal earlier in the day when he defeated Alex Mukuka of New Zealand in the men's featherweight quarterfinals.
On Sunday night, Andy Ruiz Jr defeated Luis Ortiz by unanimous decision in his return to the ring. He accomplished this feat by registering three impressive knockdowns. The former heavyweight world champion shown flashes of the lethal hand speed that he used to finish Anthony Joshua in 2019 and demanded a matchup with Deontay Wilder when the outcome was made official.
In an epic 12-round battle, Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua for the second time in a row to defend his unified WBO, WBA, and IBF world heavyweight titles. Usyk won a split decision at the King Abdullah Sports City Arena in Jeddah, winning 116-112 and 115-113 on the cards of Ukraine's Viktor Fesechko and Britain's Steve Gray, respectively.