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Boxing News of Friday, 31 January 2020


Boxers set to rumble on 2nd edition of Bukom Fist of Fury League

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The Bukom Boxing Arena will be the action spot once again on Friday night when the second edition of the Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League and Professional Fight Night comes up.

The collaboration of the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) and Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) will feature juvenile boxers, amateur and professional boxers.

The whole package is a thriller as the future champions start their march to stardom.

Featuring on the professional bill are enticing bouts:

Wasiru Mohammed aka Gyatabi will defend his WBO Global Super Bantamweight title against John Amuzu from Benin.

Mubarak Abubakar of The Gym will face Palm Spring / Square Deal’s Michael Darko in a middleweight contest.

Sensational Faisal Abubakari of the Bronx Gym will take on Nii Akrofi of of Indigo Gym, while Prince Okoe Nartey of the Tema Gym fights Philip Kweku of Remember Gym.

Former Black Bombers skipper Manyo Plange will square up with undefeated Nigerian opponent, Yusif Mohammed Olalekan in a 10-round super flyweight contest.

Plange was supposed to fight Tanzanian John Chuku for the WBO Global title, but the bout has been rescheduled due to financial constraints.

Before the professional bouts, there would be 14 clubs including regional teams competing in the Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League.

The Bukom Fist of Fury league which has attracted much media support is sponsored by ADB and TSEL.