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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 22:55

Boxing: Legendary Night put off

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Boxing fans hopeful of watching former world champions Joseph Agbeko and Joshua Clottey fight on the same bill in Accra this weekend may have to wait a little longer after the fight promoters, Fresh King Entertainment (FKE) and Box Office Sports Promotions (FKE), announced the postponement of the April 29 Legendary Night Boxing" bill.

The two former IBF world champions were to headline the bill scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium, with middleweight Clottey and bantamweight Agbeko set to fight Brazilian Anderson Clayton and Filipino brawler Cris Alfante respectively in non-title bouts.

According to a press statement jointly signed by Eben Noye of FKE and Alex Ntiamoah-Boakye of BOSP, the two promotional outfits are working on a new date and further details will be announced in due course.

Amir Khan has raised the prospect of an all-British fight against Kell Brook, as his hopes of a match with legendary fighter Manny Pacquiao diminish.

The 28-year-old from Bolton had hoped to be Pacquiao's final opponent.

"It just seems Pacquiao doesn't want to fight me," he told BBC Sport, naming Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Sheffield's Brook, 29, as alternatives.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 07:34

Bukom Banku,Powers to fight at Hogbetsotso festival

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Braimah Kamoko aka Bukom Banku and Ayitey Powers will share the same ring again next month when Landmark Promotions and Management stage a mega boxing show in Keta as part of the annual Hogbetsotso festival of the chiefs and people of the Anlo.

Sedgefield boxer Bradley Saunders says ongoing problems with his hands have forced him to consider retiring.

Saunders lost his unbeaten professional record when he was disqualified for headbutting Renald Garrido last month during a bout in which he ruptured ligaments and tendons in both fists.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 10:56

Commey faces Bebnadze on October 17 in Germany

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Commey is back in action following an impressive Las Vegas debut that saw the Ghanaian power-puncher claim the IBF Intercontinental title with an eighth-round TKO win over Bahodir Mamadjonov. Eager to build on this success, the current Commonwealth king is hard at work preparing for his next challenge.

Former President, Jerry Rawlings is recommending the biography of Azumah Nelson to all Ghanaians especially the youth to read and take inspiration from Azumah Nelson:The Professor which is a narrative of the life story of the greatest boxer to ever emerge from Africa .

Unified world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has agreed to face undefeated Briton Tyson Fury in Dusseldorf on October 24.

Klitschko will put his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles on the line against Fury, who boasts an unblemished record from 24 professional contests with 18 knockouts.

The outspoken 26-year-old has regularly spoken of his desire to dethrone Klitschko and is confident in doing so, although the veteran Ukrainian will enter the bout as a strong favourite.

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