Boxing

KICK BOXING: Alhassan Okine set for title defense in Australia

World Boxing Council (WBC) Muay Thai and World Kickboxing Federation (WKBF) super welterweight champion, Alhassan Okoe Okine is optimistic of defending his title in February when he comes against Ben ‘Bullrider’ Burrage in Australia.

The Dubai-based kick boxer Okine has defeated the ‘Bull rider’ twice but the determined opponent is once again challenging the Ghanaian for his world title for the third time. Okine, nicknamed, the ‘Ghana Van Damme’ is currently in the country preparing for the fight and at the same time promoting the sport in the country.

Azumah Nelson Fight Night Round 5 to be launched on November 29
  • Nov 27, 2017

The popular Azumah Nelson Fight Night –Round 5 takes place on December 9 at the Bukom Boxing Arena. A press conference will be held on Wednesday 29 at the Accra City Hotel (10am) to outline activities for the night. In

Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi gets another top position at CAF
  • Nov 20, 2017

Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has once again earned an appointment from the Confederations of African Football (CAF). The football administrator who is currently first vice President for CAF has been named as the President for the 2018

BOXING: GBA Congratulates Lawson,Micah For Victories
  • Nov 20, 2017

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has sent congratulation messages to World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Champions Duke Micah and Fred Lawson after they won their fights in the United States of America on Saturday. Duke “The Baby Faced Terminator’

FEATURE: 11 things you didn’t know about Bukom Banku’s ‘silencer’ Bastie Samir
  • Oct 22, 2017

Ghanaian boxer Bastie Samir has emerged as a ‘new boxing hero’ after humiliating popular Ghanaian boxer, Braimah Isaac Kamoko popularly known as Bukom Banku. Bukom Banku who has nicknamed himself as the “African Mayweather” suffered an excruciating knockout in

Bastie Samir could have killed Bokum Banku – Boxing expert Amin Lamptey
  • Oct 22, 2017

Ghanaian boxing connoisseur Mohammed Amin Lamptey has stated that Bastie Samir could have killed Brimah Kamoko during Saturday night's bout. Samir defeated Kamoko popularly known as Bokum Banku, through a TKO in the 7th round of their clash at the

BOXING: Bastie Samir silence Bukom Banku with 7th round knockout
  • Oct 22, 2017

Brimah Kamoko (Bukom Banku) finally succumbed to a defeat after losing to Bastie Samir in the non-title cruiser-weight bout at the Bukom Boxing arena on Saturday night. The tough-talking Banku could not match up the strength of his opponent

EXCLUSIVE: WBC honors Hall of Fame Inductee Azumah Nelson
  • Oct 2, 2017

Celebrated Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson has been honored at the 55th WBC convention in Baka, Azerbaijan. Nelson was presented an award to honor  him for his selfless and enviable achievement in boxing.

BOXING: I couldn’t walk after fighting Ike Quartey – Oscar De La Hoya reveals
  • Sep 8, 2017

Former WBC Welterweight Champion Oscar De La Hoya has revealed some ordeal he went through after fighting Ghanaian boxer Ike Quartey in February 1999. The two boxers  were engaged in a fight which took Las Vagas by storm with

Greater Accra crowned Champions of 2017 National Sports Festival
  • Sep 7, 2017

Greater Accra were crowned the overall Champions of this year’s National Sports Festival held at the Babayara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The contingent from the Nation's capital dominated the competition by winning five events in the competition. Accra emerged victors