PHOTOS: Azumah Nelson honoured, bears Ghana’s 60th anniversary torch

Boxing great, Azumah Nelson on the occasion of Ghana’s 60th anniversary became the first person to bear a relay torch that will travel nationwide for the next year. Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after lighting the perpetual flame also…

VIDEO: Bellew knocks down David Haye in Round 11

WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew produced a stunning upset to stop bitter rival David Haye in a thrilling heavyweight contest at London’s O2 Arena. The Liverpudlian, 34, pounced when Haye suffered what turned out to be an Achilles injury in…

Azumah Nelson Fight Night returns April 1

The hugely anticipated 3rd edition of the Azumah Nelson boxing event dubbed Azumah Nelson Fight Night (formerly VIP Fight Night) returns on Saturday April 1 at the Bukom Boxing Square. Promising boxers from Ghana, Benin and Lebanon will light up…

Plant defeats Ghana’s Awimbono by unanimous decision

American super middleweight boxer Caleb Plant remained undefeated after a unanimous decision victory over Ghana’s Thomas Awimbono Sunday dawn. The rising prospect Caleb Plant (15-0, 10 KOs) scored a unanimous decision 100-89, 100-89, 99-90 after the 10-round bout, the main…

Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was “in negotiations” to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout. “My team and I are in negotiations with Amir Khan for our next…

Feb 25: Ghana’s Awinbono fights Plant in Alabama

Ghana boxer Thomas Awinbono is back in the ring in a space of a month to fight America’s unbeaten super middleweight prospect Caleb Plant in the United States on Saturday, February 25. Awinbono (26-5-1, 21 KO’S) lost against Derrick Webster…

Commey, Lawson and Micah return on ‘Freedom Fight Night’ in Accra March 11

Former IBF Lightweight world title challenger, Richard Oblitey Commey (24-2, 22 KOs) makes a return to ring action on March 11 when he faces Belgium based Tunisian, Hedi Slimani (26-2, 14 KOs) in a WBC international lightweight championship in Accra…

Manny Pacquiao’s Twitter followers pick Amir Khan as next opponent

Manny Pacquiao’s Twitter followers have voted for Amir Khan to be the WBO world welterweight champion’s next title challenger. Khan beat fellow Briton Kell Brook, Australia’s Jeff Horn and American Terence Crawford, with 48% of the vote. Pacquaio said his…

Not Pacman: Retired Mayweather offers $15m to fight McGregor

Former welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Wednesday he was “interested” in a fight with Conor McGregor and had already offered the mixed martial arts star $15 million to climb into the ring with him. Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with…

Pacquiao still in talks to fight Jeff Horn

WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao is still in talks with his American promoter on whether to fight Australian Jeff Horn, a spokesman for the Filipino fighter-turned-senator said Wednesday. Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum has been widely quoted in international media…

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