June 28: Richard Commey to fight Beltran in first title defense

Ghana’s Lightweight world titlist Richard Commey’s first defense will come against former titleholder Ray Beltran, Top Rank has announced. The fight, in the works for the past few weeks, will take place on June 28 at the Pechanga Resort Casino…

PHOTOS: Commey receives car gift from Ghana’s President

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, on Wednesday, handed over government’s promised brand new Toyota Corolla car to Ghana’s latest world champion Richard Commey. The presentation was done by Deputy Sports Minister Perry Okudjeto in fulfillment of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s…

Richard Commey: IBF Lightweight champ gets new car, GHS 50k gift from Ghana Prez

President Akufo-Addo has given Ghana’s Richard Commey, the current IBF lightweight title holder, who claimed his first world title with a second-round stoppage of Isa Chaniev of Russia on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019, with a cash amount of…

Andre Rozier: Trainer vows to make Commey pound-for-pound favourite

On the night of Saturday February 2, 2019 at the Ford Center the Star when Richard Commey scored a round 2 TKO on his Russian opponent Isa Chaniev, many were those who believed that the Ghanaian was at his very…

World Champion Commey says NO to ‘Game Boy’ fight

Newly-crowned IBF Lightweight World Champion, Richard Commey, has kicked against a possible future clash with Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe for his title. The Bukom native became Ghana’s 9th World Boxing Champion at the Ford Center at the Star in Dallas,…

‘My hard work paid off,’ says new world champion Richard Commey

Ghana’s latest world champion, Richard Oblitey Commey has told Kasapa Sports that he earned his title by dint of “hard work and determination”. Commey delivered a masterful performance to beat Russian Isa Chaniev to become the new IBF Lightweight World Champion Sunday…

Richard Commey destroys Chaniev to win IBF world title

Richard Commey made his second crack at the vacant IBF lightweight title count, claiming his first and Ghana’s 9th world title with a second round stoppage of Isa Chaniev. Commey (28-2, 25 KO) tore through Chaniev (13-2, 6 KO), dropping…

Richard Commey takes out Yardley Cruz in two rounds

Ghana’s Richard Commey (27-2, 24 KOs) pulled off a quick victory, putting away Yardley Cruz (24-11, 14 KOs) in a lightweight contest Saturday night. In an under card at New York’s Nassau Coliseum in the USA, the IBF lightweight title mandatory…

Boxing: IBF orders Richard Commey vs Alejandro Luna elimination fight

The IBF has ordered two world title elimination fights to produce mandatory challengers for its belts at lightweight and junior lightweight. On Thursday, it ordered Alejandro Luna and Ghana’s Richard Commey, the leading available contenders according to the organization’s rankings,…

Richard Commey ranked 6th in WBC release for April

Ghana’s Richard Commey is now ranked sixth in the latest release by the World Boxing Council (WBC). The International Lightweight Silver Title holder moved two places better compared to his placing in the March ranking. Commey’s last fight was at…

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